Eleventh Eastern October 20-21, 1995

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE COMPUTER SCIENCE MINOR …..  1

Wayne Spies, Southern Connecticut State University

David Arnow, Brooklyn College

Barry Burd, Drew University

Jerald D. Cole, St. Johns University

Robert Workman, Southern Connecticut State University

 

BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO THE LECTURE SYSTEM VIA COMPUTERS …..  3

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

ACHARYA: MULTIMEDIA COURSEWARE …..  8

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Claire P. Lichack, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

A UNIQUE RUSSIAN EXPERIENCE …..  12

C. Gary Rommel, ECSU

Mary Ann Hansen, Bureau of Curriculum Development, Hartford, CT

Greg Cole, University of Tenn.

Walter Zincavage, Eastern Connecticut University

Thomas Dzicek, Coventry Public Schools

 

LOOKING FOR AN ATTRACTIVE PICTURE? TRY FRACTAL IMAGE

COMPRESSION …..  16

Jude Sylvestre, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

John Vaughn, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

 

THE FIRST COMPUTER GRAPHICS COURSE THE NEW APPROACH:

CURRICULUM AND RESOURCES …..  19

Hoyt D. Warner, Western New Engl and College

 

A GRAPHICAL ROBOT WORLD FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION …..  25

Erik L. Wynters, Bloomsburg University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: INVESTING IN QUALITY AND EXCELLENCE:

INTEGRATING COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI-MEDIA INTO THE CURRICULUM …..  27

Lorna Martin, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

David Carr, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Eileen Crane, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Carolyn Gutierrez, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Ken Harrison, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Thomas Kinsella, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Mary Ami Trail, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

Wendel White, The Richard Stockton College Of New Jersey

 

THE LIGHT SWITCH PROBLEM: GOING OUTSIDE THE SYSTEM …..  30

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

INTEGRATION OF MAPLE INTO THE CALCULUS SEQUENCE: AN EVOLVING

PROCESS …..  34

Kathryn Weld, Manhattan College

Patrice Geary Tiffany, Manhattan College

Rosemary Carroll Farley, Manhattan College

 

MATHEMATICAL MODELING AT MERCY COLLEGE ….. 38

Henry Knizeski, Mercy College

Nagaraj Rao, Mercy College

Yonathan Epelbaum, Mercy College

 

VISUALIZING COMPUTING CONCEPTS …..  42

John Beidler, University of Scranton

 

TEACHING PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES BY COUNTER-EXAMPLE …..  48

L.A. Smith King, Ithaca College

John Barr, Ithaca College

 

ON PRESENTING THE OBJECT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT PROCESS WITHIN

A SINGLE SEMESTER …..  55

Stuart Greenfield, Marist College

James TenEyck, Marist College

 

RECOGNITION OF COINS …..  63

Margaret Privitello, Pace University

Sylvester L. Tuohy, Pace University

 

USING BMDP NEW SYSTEM IN TEACHING RESEARCH METHODS IN THE

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES …..  69

Patricia A. Oswald, lona College

 

CAN YOU TRUST YOUR EMAIL …..  73

Kyle Cassidy, Rowan College of New Jersey

A. Michael Berman, Rowan College of New Jersey

 

CROSSING BOUNDARIES: ACHIEVING INFORMATION COMPETENCIES

ACROSS THE SOCIAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM …..  78

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

James C. Dooley, Mercy College

Srivalli Rao, Mercy College

Ann Marie Kiavano, Mercy College

Julia Shiao, Mercy College

Mary Ann Maitland, Mercy College

 

AN OBJECT-ORIENTED IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCAL AREA NETWORKS ..... 86

Nicholas J. De Lillo, Manhattan College

 

COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK RELIABILITY ALGORITHMS: A COMPARISON OF AN APPROXIMATE WITH EXACT ALGORITHMS …..  99

Keitha Murray, lona College

 

A SIMULATION-BASED DATA COMMUNICATIONS COURSE …..  107

Andrew N. Kreutzer, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: EXPANDING THE MARKET FOR CS AND CIS PROGRAMS …..  113

Michael Kuhrt, The College of Saint Rose

John Avitabile, The College of Saint Rose

Jakov Crnkovic, The College of Saint Rose

Heinz Klein, The University at Binghamton

 

COMPUTER MONITORING AND ANALYSIS OF CLASSICAL OSCILLATORS .....  115

Jason Cascio, Canisius College

H. David Sheets, Canisius College

 

MAPLE AS A TOOL FOR CHEMICAL EDUCATION - A NEW DIMENSION IN

PROBLEM SOLVING TECHNIQUES …..  126

Bhairav D. Joshi, State University College at Geneseo

 

USING THE KANGASAURUS GENETICS SOFTWARE PACKAGE TO TEACH

SCIENCE AS A PROCESS …..  142

James L. Eliason, Manhattan College

 

INTERACTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS …..  146

Janet T. Kerner, St. John’s University

 

LITERACY FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS …..  151

Stewart A. Denenberg, SUNY, Plattsburgh, NY

 

COMPUTER LITERACY IN THE 21ST CENTURY …..  160

Ken Abernethy, Furman University

Tom Allen, Furman University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: ASSURING INTEGRATED AND PURPOSEFUL COMPUTER USAGE …..  165

Barbara Burkhouse, Marywood College

Joyce Holmes, Marywood College

Kathleen Ruthkosky, Marywood College

 

MULTIMEDIA SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL

MANAGEMENT CURRICULUM …..  167

Donald K. Hsu, Dominican College

 

ENHANCING TEACHING/LEARNING OPERATIONS AND MANAGEMENT

SCIENCE WITH SPREADSHEETS …..  172

Ying I. Chien, University of Scranton

Wayne H. J. Cunningham, University of Scranton

 

USING A SAME-TIME DIFFERENT-PLACE VIRTUAL LEARNING

ENVIRONMENT TO TEACH REMOTE STUDENTS …..  180

Jerome A. McBride, Marist College

John F. McMullen, Marist College

 

THE KLUDGE MACHINE: A STEP BACKWARD …..  191

John H. Reynolds, Mary Washington College

 

TEACHING DIGITAL LOGIC DESIGN WITH PLD’S: CONCENTRATING ON THE

ESSENTIALS …..  198

David W. Valentine, State University of New York College at Potsdam

 

AN INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF COMPUTER

SYSTEMS …..  203

Zahira S. Khan, Bloomsburg University