Feedback for Activity 4
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Feedback # 1 submitted on Wednesday, August 27, 1997 at 15:22:39 EDT/EST
by Jeffrey J. McConnell
CS 1 students about mid semester.
I actually tried this after hearing the activity talked about
during my workshop presentation.
Time given students
Differences from original description
Things that succeded
The basic concept is good, but I had a real problem with
its implementation. (see next answer)
The two students who volunteered had very good hand strength and
finger dexterity, and so one was able to hold two tennis balls
in one hand. This allowed the other student to grab the second ball
and complete the exchange with just two people.
I figure that I will try it again but with inflatable beach
balls. My other thought would be to give groups of students
two glasses of water (with two different colors of
water) and have them try to figure out how to
switch them. Then offer a third glass to help
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