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Database Normalisation

Discussion in 'Computing and ICT' started by TonyGT, Nov 23, 2015.

  1. TonyGT

    TonyGT Established commenter

    Desperately looking for some decent resources to teach this pretty dry subject and yet there seems to be nothing.

    When I first taught it back in 2009 I found a great interactive drag and drop type activity centred around the Phoenix Circus School. The link is now dead but it's shown in this video:

    Anyone know where there is still a live link of this as it's by far the best (or only decent resource) I've come across for teaching normalisation.
  2. compoit

    compoit New commenter

    Good video I also used it - will look around for the activity - may have it.
    Last edited: Nov 23, 2015
  3. madcat

    madcat Occasional commenter

    A bit of digging found this from the National Archive site. A great resource for all of those lost educational quango resources

    It does occur that this would be fairly easy to recreate as a more modern web based tool in Jquery etc - not sure about copyright etc though
  4. TonyGT

    TonyGT Established commenter

    Thanks for that. Thought it was lost forever.

    As for making my own - I only wish I had that much time!
  5. danlee

    danlee New commenter

    You have used this to teach normalisation? It is just a person teaching normalisation so why don't you do it yourself? This topic needs lots of practice.
  6. TonyGT

    TonyGT Established commenter

    Not the video! The software the guy in the video is using.

    Ha, that truly would be lazy teaching

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