Computer Science Without a Computer
Also known as, math.
That’s only kind of true. CS is an applied, algorithmic, iterative branch of mathematics. It has its own valuable contributions and unique approach that is semi-independant of mathematics.
Not necessarily true, most of my CS classes are completely without a computer, even the labs. I’d argue that it’s even more effective (if you have some basic experience with programming) than sitting at a computer.
For example, analyzing algorithms in assembly which you had to hand-code on a blackboard was one of my favorite things.
Or, computer science!
I remember in highschool, the “computer club” didn’t have access to many computers. So we did a lot of paper problems like this.
I’m actually trying to do more of this in my day-to-day programming job. Turning off syntax highlighting and editor assists was the first step. I haven’t cracked this, but a major problem of writing code offline is knowing exactly how to interface with libraries (something you’d usually search for).