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 André Roberge
I'm a father of two wonderful children, a Theoretical Physicist by training, a University President by accident, and a hobbyist Python programmer. I created rur-ple and Crunchy (the latter with the collaboration of Johannes Woolard).
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Test Driven Learning (TDL) using Crunchy and MoinMoin. [ID:727] (4/4)
 André Roberge
I'm a father of two wonderful children, a Theoretical Physicist by training, a University President by accident, and a hobbyist Python programmer. I created rur-ple and Crunchy (the latter with the c ...
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In this video, I demonstrate how a customized version of MoinMoin can be used to easily create interactive tutorials for Crunchy.
Using this customized version of MoinMoin, it would be easy to set up a central repository where teachers could create a collection of online lessons with exercises to learn Python. Students could retrieve these lessons using Crunchy and get immediate feedback through the use of doctest-based exercises.
By analogy with Test Driven Development, I call this doctest-based method "Test Driven Learning" or TDL.
(Added note: this is not a new idea; a quick search on the internet indicates that various TDL approaches have been suggested in the scientific literature. However, it does not appear that the idea of creating a repository of learning exercises has been proposed - possibly because of a lack of a tool like Crunchy for other languages.)
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