Software Engineering: Crash Course Computer Science #16

Did you know that Microsoft Office has more than 40 million lines of code? The 16th installment of the Crash Course Computer Science playlist explains how object-oriented programming lets different groups of computer programmers work on a project at the same time. It also covers integrated development environments (IDEs) as well as documentation and quality assurance processes.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Provide cloze notes for learners to complete as they watch the video
  • Have pupils brainstorm some other examples of the type of collaboration shown in object-oriented programming
Classroom Considerations

  • Familiarity with computer programming languages is useful not but necessary
Pros

  • Uses common objects, such as cars and construction sites, as metaphors to help describe object-oriented programming
  • Well-paced narration holds viewers' attention
Cons

  • None