Questions tagged [pedagogy]

Pedagogy is the art and science of teaching, that is transmitting knowledge. On this website, only the pedagogy of teaching cryptography could possibly be on-topic.

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In search of a pedagogically simple example of asymmetric encryption routine?

(I am not a cryptography expert; I do write software) I am working with some youth (ages 11-13) and wanted to explore for an hour or so some basic cryptography. Doing symmetric ciphers is pretty ...
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Stream cipher example for an introductory cryptography course

I am looking for an easily defined stream cipher to illustrate two basic principles in an undergraduate cryptography course: not every bit of the internal state should be used in the keystream; ...
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RSA factorization challenge

I'm in a teacher-like position and would like my students to practice certain classes of RSA attacks. However I don't really know how to go about it and how to sensibly choose the parameters such that ...
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Structure for an introductory course on cryptography?

Many introductory courses on cryptography have their treatment of secret-key crypto start with OTP, then block ciphers, and for public-key cryptography revolve around RSA with no notion of padding (...