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Alice Programming

Duke University, Durham, NC

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Workshop Schedule June 20-25, June 27-30, 2016

The two-week Beginner Alice workshop will be held from 8:30am-4pm every day except 8:30am-3pm (Saturday and second Thursday) in LSRC D106 and includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. There is no charge for the workshop. We start at 8:30am with a working breakfast. Breakfast and lunch include demos and discussions.

Please see the logistics page for directions, parking passes, and housing at the Brookwood Inn.

Many of these tutorials are listed on the main tutorial page. Alice worlds not linked in are likely already on the main tutorial page or on the main examples page.


Alice workshop media:

Week 1

Monday, June 20, 2016 - Day 1

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - Day 2

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - Day 3

  • 8:30am - Start with working breakfast
    • firstYearDuke.a2w - First Year at Duke - interactive story
    • bike plot - bicycle rider rides along and you click four times to record the time and distance. Then you plot these on a 2D graph.
    • ESL world - Narrate a story - first put pictures in order, then type a phrase for each picture, then play story.
  • Tutorial: How Tall are you?
  • Tutorial: Kangaroo visiting his animal friends - parameters,events
  • 11:30am - Guest Steve Cooper (Skype)
  • 12:00pm - Working Lunch
  • Showed several Princess/Knight worlds
  • Assessment Bunny Eat Vegetables and Fruits, but not cookies
  • Locopops
  • Welcome Part 2 (pdf) and (4per page pdf)
  • Tutorial: Head shots
    • Search for: face png image
  • 4pm - End

Thursday, June 23, 2016 - Day 4

Friday, June 24, 2016 - Day 5

  • 8:30am - Start with working breakfast
    • Demos by Chari Distler
  • Tutorial: Bunny Eat Broccoli
  • Tutorial: Ninja Lists
  • 12:00pm - Working Lunch
  • Presentation by teacher Chari Distler with demos
  • Tutorial: Creating a Fancier Chicken (inheritance)
  • How to make a screen shot on powerpoint of google slide to import as Billboard
  • How to change the opacity of an object so it fades in and out
  • 4pm - End

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - Day 6