The Animated Database Courseware (ADbC) and the Database Design Module

Mario A.M. Guimarães, Meg Murray


There is a need to extend the breadth and depth of database curricula and to find ways to incorporate newer technologies. One way to address this challenge is through supplementary instructional materials. However, very few supporting materials exist that aid in the teaching of teach database concepts. This was the motivation for constructing the Animated Database Courseware (ADbC) that is funded by NSF Grant #0717707. ADbC has four main modules: database design, SQL, database transactions and database security. The software has a low learning curve. It has
been made freely available and is located on the Internet at This demonstration focuses on the Database Design Module.

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