TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: HOW TO WRITE AN NSF PROPOSAL….. 1

Gerald L. Engel, National Science Foundation

 

AN AT1’EMPT TO SUPPORT WOMEN IN COMPUTING….. 2

Kathy Vargas, St. John’s University

Janet T. Kerner, St. John’s University

 

ARCHITEXT: A HYPERTEXT APPLICATION FOR ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY INSTRUCTION….. 9

Mark R. Petersen, Clarkson University

 

COMPUTER SUPPORT FOR PROGRAM EVALUATION IN NURSING

EDUCATION….. 18

Rae R. Frachel, St. John Fisher College

 

INTRODUCING COMPUTER COMPONENTS TO COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS USING AN ELECTRONIC LABORATORY….. 23

Marie-Thιrθse A. Daulard, Momnouth College

 

HARDWARE SIMULATION USING THE COMPUTER DESIGN LANGUAGE….. 34

John H. Reynolds, Mary Washington College

 

A CLOSED LABORATORY FOR COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE AND COMPUTER ORGANIZATION COURSES….. 42

Raymond C. Houghton, Skidmore College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: A DIVERSITY OF NON-TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO COMPUTER SCIENCE FOR LIBERAL ARTS STUDENTS….. 46

David Arnow, Brooklyn College

Alan Biermann, Duke University

John Rager, Amherst College

Paula Whitlock, Brooklyn College

Robert Workman, Southern Conn. State University

 

USING COMPUTER SOFTWARE IN THE TEACHING OF STATISTICS: A COMPARISON OF MYSTAT AND ASP….. 47

Patricia A. Oswald, lona College

 

EXPERIMENTS IN MATRIX ALGEBRA WITH MINIMAT….. 51

Suda Kunyosying, Shepherd College

 

GRAPHICAL AND SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE AIDS TO UNDERSTANDING THE

1-NORM BEST-APPROXIMATION PROBLEM….. 58

Donald L. Muench, St. John Fisher College

 

PROGRAMMING ASSIGNMENTS IN AN INTRODUCTORY PARALLEL PROCESSING COURSE….. 65

Zahira S. Khan, Bloomsburg University

 

INTERPRETER-BASED PROJECTS FOR A TRADITIONAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES COURSE….. 77

John Barr, Ithaca College

L. A. Smith King, Ithaca College

 

COMPILER WRITING AS A COMPUTER SCIENCE CAPPING EXPERIENCE….. 88

Stuart B. Greenfield, Marist College

Ravi C. Nagabhyru, Marist College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: ACADEMIC COMPUTING SERVICES FORUM….. 95

Julius J. VandeKopple, Marymount College

Coenraad Bakker, St. John Fisher College

Margaret Cermak, College of Notre Dame of Maryland

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

INFORMATION SYSTEMS COMPETENCIES FOR THE 1990’S: ISSUES AND CHALLENGES….. 96

William J. Tastle, Ithaca College

Uldarico Rex Dumdum, Jr., Marywood College

 

FOURTH GENERATION LANGUAGE TOOLS IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM….. 102

Michael Kuhrt, The College of Saint Rose

 

PROBLEM FORMULATION AND AMBIGUITY REDUCTION: NEGLECTED ASPECTS IN ANALYSIS….. 104

Uldarico Rex Dumdum, Jr., Marywood College,

William J. Tastle, Ithaca College

 

USING HYPERMEDIA FOR COMPUTER-BASED INSTRUCTION….. 110

Janet T. Kerner, St. John’s University

 

DATAFLOW SIMULATOR….. 116

Mehdi Badii, Pace University

Mehul Mahimtura, Pace University

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING: A BLEND OF THEORY AND PRACTICE….. 120

Charlotte G. Taber, Siena College

Timoth C. Lederman, Siena College

 

 

 

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: IMPARTING ESSENTIAL SKILLS: THE COMPUTER AS AN INTEGRAL PART OF ECONOMICS AND ACCOUNTING EDUCATION….. 127

Linda P. Kinney, Shepherd College

Schalah Stephens, Brevard Community College

Susan T. Sadowski, Hood College

Quentin P. Ciofli, Brevard Community College

 

SIMULATION APPLIED TO A 500 X 500 NONLINEAR SYSTEM….. 130

William Conley, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

 

A COMPUTER LAB CLASSROOM: WHAT TO TEACH? HOW TO TEACH I….. 137

Mario C. Diaz Mercyhurst College

 

MATHEMATICA, DERIVE, AND MAPLE EXAMPLES IN CALCULUS….. 145

Carl Koreen, Monmouth College

Adi Ben-Israel, Rutgers University

 

INTRODUCING A SECOND LANGUAGE IN CS 2: EXPERIENCE, METHODOLOGY, AND OBSERVATIONS….. 155

Chuck Leska, Ithaca College

 

TEACH CSI BY MISTAKES….. 165

Dennis S. Martin, University of Scranton

 

A TOOL FOR DATA STRUCTURE VISUALIZATION….. 167

Erik L. Wynters, Bloomsburg University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: COMPUTER SCIENCE, THE SMALL COLLEGE, AND 2001….. 172

Richard Pirchner, Monmouth College

Elizabeth Adams, Stockton State College

Michiko Kosaka, Monmouth College

Dennis Martin, University of Scranton

John Slimick, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

 

COMPUTING BACKGROUND OF FIRST-YEAR BUSINESS STUDENTS….. 174

Timoth C. Lederman, Siena College

Linda L. Richardson, Siena College

Jami L. Bult, Siena College

 

ON-LINE TESTING: AN ALTERNATIVE TESTING METHOD….. 183

Sharon R. Breitling, Keuka College

 

THE COMPUTING STUDIES FRESHMAN SEMINAR: A MOTIVATING PEEK INTO THE FUTURE FOR BEGINNING STUDENTS IN THE CS/CIS MAJORS….. 188

Helen M. Hayes, Marist College

 

APLACEFORC….. 192

L. S. Tang, Western New England College

 

A COURSE ON SOCIAL AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS OF COMPUTING….. 201

Sharon F. Woodruff, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

John Slimick, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

 

FACULTY PERKS: OPPORTUNITIES OVERSEAS IN THE FULBRIGHT

PROGRAM….. 206

Doris Appleby, Marymount College

 

WORKSHOP: ADA IN A COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM….. 209

Dave Cook, HQ USAFA/DFCS

Eugene Bingue, USAF Phillips Laboratory

 

WORKSHOP: USING THE INTERNET - AN INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP…..            210

Sue Stigleman, Asheville, NC

J. Dean Brock, University of North Carolina at Asheville

 

WORKSHOP: A MODEL FOR PROBLEM-SOLVING….. 212

Sheila Root, St. John Fisher College

Daniel Apple, Pacific Crest Software, Inc.