Reference: Karel the Robot
Karel the Robot is a very nice little book for providing insights to the fundamental techniques of programming. Seton Hall started using it in the fall semester 1995 for the first several weeks of an Introduction to Computer Science course in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.
Karel the Robot
A Gentle Introduction to the Art of Programming
|Authors:: Richard E. Pattis (2nd Edition), revised by Jim Roberts and Mark Stehlik|
|Publisher: John Wiley and Sons, Inc|
|Copyright: 1981, 1995, by John Wiley and Sons, Inc|
The book comes with Software to simulate Karel on IBM PC, Macintosh, and a variety of mainframe computers. Site licenses for all machines can be obtained by contacting Richard E. Pattis, 2823 Broadway Avenue E., Seattle, WA 98102