Learning to Program with Alice

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Wanda Dann, Stephen Cooper, and Randy Pausch

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Please click here for information on ordering the text .


These materials have been developed with support from the National Science Foundation under grants NSF-0126833, NSF-0302542, NSF-0339734, and NSF-1031351.

Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


An overview of Alice

The text

Instructor's materials to accompany the text

We maintain an extensive archive of developed materials that cannot be downloaded as a single file due to the size. The organization on the pages will help you to download specific materials for your individual use.

The Alice software

The Alice software is freely available at: http://www.alice.org

The Storytelling Alice software, especially appropriate for middle school students, is freely available at: http://www.alice.org/kelleher/storytelling

3D Models

Advertising a course that uses Alice

We have received several requests for sample flyers advertising courses involving Alice and include some of the flyers created here.

Troubleshooting and Debugging

We have a webpage containing a list of common Alice errors, and suggestions for how to fix those problems. Please click here to access it. If you run into other problems, please feel free to contact us.


Contact Information:

     Wanda Dann: wpdann@andrew.cmu.edu
     Stephen Cooper: coopers@stanford.edu
     Don Slater: dslater@cmu.edu