Reflection: Intrinsic Motivation Software Engineering - Would You Like to Meet Alice? - Section 3: Students in Action


I never cease to be amazed by the creativity of students when they use Alice. I have seen some fabulous games, book reports, historical recreations and just for fun animations.

Creating in Alice is not a trivial task. Students must persevere to design a thoughtful animation and solve problems when the animation needs tweaking. Yet they always rise to the challenge.

Student motivation comes from the desire to be creative and the challenge of learning something new. 

  The Students Will Surprise You!
  Intrinsic Motivation: The Students Will Surprise You!
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Software Engineering - Would You Like to Meet Alice?

Unit 9: Engineering
Lesson 4 of 15

Objective: SWBAT use an innovative programming environment to create 3D animations.

Big Idea: Learn the basics of computer programming while creating 3D animations.

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computer science, programming, Science, engineering, design
  185 minutes
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