This website contains supplemental material to "Using a PDP-11/10 to Teach Content and
History in Computer Organization Courses", by David Berque and Douglas Harms, and presented
at SIGCSE 2001.
The paper is available in pdf format.
The 15 minute PDP-11 video is available in quicktime format. Please contact Doug Harms or Dave Berque if you have problems with downloading or viewing these videos.
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If you show this video to your students we would appreciate any comments you and/or your students have.
Surveys administered to students after watching the video are available in MSWord
formats. If you show this video to a computer organization course, and you feel
this survey is appropriate, we would appreciate it if you would forward your results to
The PDP-11 machine language and assembly language programs to print "HELLO WORLD" on the system
console are referenced in the video. Copies of these programs are
available in MSWord
The PowerPoint slides from our presentation at SIGCSE 2001 in Charlotte, NC, on 23 February 2001 are available as a zip file here.
Please send comments/suggestions/etc. to either Dave Berque (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Doug Harms (email@example.com).