First Central Plains, March 31-April1, 1995.   

(3MB-8MB pdf images of each article)

 

ACTIVE LEARNING USING CLOSED LABORATORIES: AN ALTERNATIVE PARADIGM FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTION….. 5

Gary McDonald, Northwest Missouri State University

Merry McDonald, Northwest Missouri State University

 

THE SCIENCE OF THE DEAL….. 18

Eric Shade, Southwest Missouri State University

 

USING VISUAL BASIC IN A SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COURSE….. 25

D. Peter Sanderson, Southwest Missouri State University

 

CD-ROM, WHAT IS IT? A LOOK AT CD-ROM CALCULUS TEXTS….. 32

Kevin W. Hopkins, Southwest Baptist University

 

PARTNERS IN INSTRUCTION: THE ROLE OF THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AS A CAMPUS-WIDE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TRAINING RESOURCE….. 33

Betty Van Blair, Southwest Baptist University

Ann Kitchin, Southwest Baptist University

Sandra Brown, Southwest Baptist University

Robert McGlasson, Southwest Baptist University

 

SIMPLE LAB EXERCISES AND EXAMPLES IN C + + FOR THE INTRODUCTORY PROGRAMMING COURSE….. 34

Sue Fitzgerald, Rockhurst College

 

GRANT-SUPPORTED PROJECTS AT SMALL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES: A TEAM APPROACH….. 35

Richard Detmer, Northwest Missouri State University

 

A SIMPLE IMPLEMENTATION OF B-TREES….. 41

William F. Simpson, Emporia State University

           

 

AN OBJECT-ORIENTED INTERPRETER FOR A LISP-LIKE LANGUAGE HOW TO TEACH TWO NEW PARADIGMS IN A SINGLE PROJECT….. 45

Anne M. Cable, Emporia State University

 

 

KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION FOR FUZZY LOGIC USING LISP….. 52

Ezhilarasan Sambasivam, Missouri Western State College

 

ENHANCED CLASSROOM COMMUNICATIONS THROUGH ELECTRONIC JOURNALS….. 60

Roger Von Hoizen, Northwest Missouri State University

 

 

THE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSE: A NEW PERSPECTIVE….. 67

George Atkins, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Madeline Baugher, Southwestern Oklahoma State University

 

EFFECTIVE GROUP SIZE IN A COMPUTER LITERACY CLASS: IMPACT ON STUDENTS’ COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE AND ATTITUDE….. 77

Roger Von Hoizen, Northwest Missouri State University

           

 

STUDENTS GOPHER VERONICA….. 84

John F. Cigas, Rockhurst College

           

 

FUZZY LOGIC: AN INTRODUCTION….. 85

Robert J. Boncella, Washburn University of Topeka

 
ASSESSMENT OF COMPUTING PROGRAMS....87 
           William Mitchell, LSU-Shreveport

PANEL -- ASSESSMENT OF COMPUTING PROGRAMS….. 95

William Mitchell, LSU-Shreveport

Merry McDonald, Southwest Baptist University

Ernest Ferguson, Southwest Baptist University

           

SURFING THE WEB….. 97

Nick Leonard, Mineral Area College