First Eastern October 18-19, 1985

Table of Contents

 

A Multi—Disciplinary Undergraduate Engineering Project at a

Liberal Arts College ….. 1

Roy B. Davis, Trinity College

David J. Ahlgren, Trinity College

Integrating Computer Applications Into Precalculus, Calculus

I, and Calculus II …..  13

Nancy King Harrison, Mercy College

 

Some Topics From Numerical Analysis Using Microcomputer

Graphics For Better Understanding …..  24

Edward Duggan, Iona College

 

The Computer As Tool For Theater and Stage Design …..  35

Thaddeus Gesek, Vassar College

 

The Quantitative Analysis of Greek Poetical Style …..  37

Dee L. Clayman, Brooklyn College, Graduate Center, CUNY

 

Computer Models In Undergraduate Economics …..  40

Robert Jones, Skidmore College

 

Novelty of Computer Models …..  41

Lewis C. Sage, Union College

 

Computer Models in Undergraduate Economics …..  43

Katharine P. Sheppard, Skidmore College

 

Using Spreadsheets and Statistical Packages: Avoiding The

‘Black-Box’ Problem …..  45

Gary Anthony Gigliotti, Rutger University

 

Computer—Models In Upper—Division Microeconomics Courses ….. 51

William C. Kolberg, Ithaca College

Computer-Based Model For A Priori Determination of Enrollment Requirements For Courses Past The Introductory Level ..... 53

T. E. Quast, Arkansas State University

Data-Logging on Microcomputers: Thermistors for Temperature Measurement in the Elementary Laboratory …..  58

James J. Ruddick, S.J., Canisius College

Thaddeus J. Butch, S.J., Marquette University

 

 

Application of Lotus 1-2-3 To Chemistry …..  68

Parker B. Baum, Skidmore College

 

Editing A Journal With A Personal Computer …..  70

John N. Serio, The Wallace Stevens Journal, Clarkson Univ

 

Emerging Patterns Among Students Using Word Processing:

Habits, Products, and Attitudes …..  74

Barbara Adams, Ithaca College

 

Is Bigger Better: The Comparison of a Course, “The Computer in

Literary and Linguistic Studies …..  80

Joseph Rudman, Carnegie-Mellon University

 

Appropriating the Personal Computer For Professional and

Personal Growth …..  90

Frank J. Watson, University of Vermont

 

Computer Anxiety of the College Novice …..  93

Virginia Cronin, Mercy College

 

The Personal Computer Assistance Program …..  101

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

Choice of Computer Language to Meet Educational Needs in

Computer Science …..  109

Patricia Woodworth, Ithaca College

Philip W. Brashear, Eastern Kentucky University

Allen B. Tucker, Colgate University
Hoyt D. Warner, Western New England College

 

Computation: An Introduction to Engineering Design ..... 112

Harold Abelson, MIT

Gerald Jay Sussman, MIT

 

A Faculty Development Program In Computer Uses …..  127

Ann Wonsiewicz, Muhlenberg College

Donald Shive, Muhlenberg College

Evaluation and Observations of a Computer Literacy Faculty

Development Program at East Tennessee State University ..... 133

Robert R. Riser, East Tennessee State University

Anthony Z. Cole, East Tennessee State University

 

Pedagogical Consluerations For Training Faculty, Or, What Do

You Teach Uptight Faculty About Computers …..  147

Frank W. Connolly, The American University

 

Teaching Problem Solving Using LOTUS — A Service Course for

Business and Social Science Majors …..  159

Rosemary Schmalz, University of Scranton

 

Student Experiences In Developing A User-Friendly Accounting

Package …..  162

Thomas L. Peralta, Goldey Beacon College

Eugenia Certesio, Goldey Beacon College

Sylvia M. Berta, Goldey Beacon College

Patti C. Seay, Goldey Beacon College

Ronald J. Gawinski, Goldey Beacon College

 

Using Computerized Analysis Of National Surveys In Introductory Social Science Courses …..  183

Thomas C. Brogan, Aibright College

 

Computers In The Biology Laboratory …..  188

Henry M. Knizeski, Mercy College

 

A Planning Model for Creating and Managing Educational Computer Facilities …..  191

Thomas J. Bergin, The American University

 

Computing Centers Using Small Timesharing Microcomputers As A Viable Alternative …..  202

W. Gary King, Eastern College

 

Lessons of the Past Inspire Lab for the Future …..  206

J. B. Orris, Butler University

Michael Moran, Butler University

 

 

A Tennessee Mandate - The Year After …..  212

M. Gene Bailey, East Tennessee State University

 

Developing and Implementing A Plan For Computer Literacy —

Experiences at the College of Charleston …..  218

George J. Pothering, The College of Charleston

 

Updating Computer Literacy Courses in Small Colleges ..... 229

Mary Ann Robbert, Sacred Heart University

 

Learning Chemistry By Creating Simulations On PC …..  235

Larry M. Julien, Michigan Technological University

 

Real Time Modeling of the Glucose Tolerance Test …..  237

David L. Wilcox, Eastern College

 

3-D Images of Complex Molecules …..  245

John J. Farrell, Franklin and Marshall College

 

Making Computer Resources Pay Off …..  257

Herbert W. Bomzer, Fordham University

James Kerny, The American University

            Ron Hunter, New Jersey Educational Computer Network Campus

Richard E. C. White, Queens College, CUNY

 

Developing Computer/Microcomputer Competency Across The

Psychology-Sociology Curriculum …..  259

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

James C. Dooley, Mercy College

Stephen A. Daniel, Mercy College

Tulio P. Ferisin, Mercy College

Richard L. Hudson, Mercy Colleg e

Mary Knopp, Mercy College

 

Using a Microcomputer in the Study of Irony …..  268

Robert Ponterio, St. Lawrence University

 

 

 

Freshman Writing Seminar And The Use Of A Database …..  275

Willard Ticknor Daetsch, Ithaca Col lege

Patricia Woodworth, Ithaca Col lege

 

Position Paper: Computer Models in Undergraduate Economics …..  282

Stephen R. Crutchfield, University of Rhode Island

 

Introduction of the Computer into a Social Research Methods

Course …..  284

Ellen Casper, Marymount College

 

Project Orpheus: An editor and performance system for Common Musical Notation …..  286

Mark Resmer, Vassar College