Meet the Challenge of Teaching Computer Organization and Architecture----Physical Computing
Kuodi Jian

Most people agree that the computer organization and architecture is one of the difficult courses in a computer science curriculum. The reason is that a typical Computer Science (CS) student has no hardware background. This paper introduces ways of making the course exciting and engaging by using the concept of physical computing (constructing open source platform computers, offering hands-on in-class exercises).

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