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Authors Tony Gaddis and Daniel Liang discuss the benefits of using Revel™, which allows students to work through examples as opposed to just reading text.
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Tony Gaddis is the principal author of the Starting Out With series of textbooks. Tony has nearly two decades of experience teaching computer science courses, primarily at Haywood Community College. He is a highly acclaimed instructor who was previously selected as the North Carolina Community College "Teacher of the Year," and has received the Teaching Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. The Starting Out With series includes introductory books covering C++, Java™, Microsoft® Visual Basic®, Microsoft® C#®, Python®, Programming Logic and Design, Alice, and App Inventor, all published by Pearson.
Dr. Liang earned his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Oklahoma in 1991, and his MS and BS in Computer Science from Fudan University in Shanghai, China in 1986 and 1983. Prior to joining Armstrong State University (now merged with Georgia Southern University), he was an Associate Professor in computer science at Purdue University in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where he twice received the Excellence in Research award. Dr. Liang is currently a Professor of Computer Science at Georgia Southern University and has given lectures on programming internationally. He was trained in theoretical computer science. He has published in the SIAM Journal on Computing, Discrete Applied Mathematics, Acta Informatica, and Information Processing Letters. He is the author of more than thirty books and his popular computer science texts are widely used throughout the world.