Second Northeastern, April 25-26, 1997

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

NSF AWARDS FOR UNDERGRADUATE WORK ….. 1

Scott McElfresh, St. Lawrence University

Matthew Dickerson, Middlebury College

Jerry Engel, University of Connecticut

Rong Lin, SUNY Geneseo

Mark Montague, Dartmouth College

Caroline Wardle, National Science Foundation

 

WEB-BASED COURSE DELIVERY …..  3

Lisa Lancor, Southern Connecticut State University

Keith Barker, University of Connecticut

 

TEACHING PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS USING A ROBOT SIMULATION …..  4

Neal Mazur, College of Saint Rose

Michael Kuhrt, College of Saint Rose

 

LANGUAGE CONSIDERATIONS IN A GOAL-CENTERED APPROACH TO CS

I AND II: JAVA, C, OR WHAT …..  12

Ursula Wolz, The College of New Jersey

 

A COMPUTER MUSIC COURSE FOR SMALL COMPUTER SCIENCE

DEPARTMENTS …..  21

Thomas J. Cortina, Polytechnic University

 

STRUCTURED COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN THE LECTURES OF

INTRODUCTORY CS COURSES …..  32

Dorothy Deremer, Montclair State University

 

JAVA: WHERE DOES IT FIT IN THE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM …..  34

Stuart Hirshfield, Hamilton College

Ralph Morelli, Trinity College

Bonnie MacKellar, Western Connecticut State University

Amruth Kumar, Ramapo College

Ralph Walde, Trinity College

Paul Tymann, SUNY Oswego

 

DOES THE K-12 CURRICULUM PREPARE STUDENTS FOR COLLEGE

COMPUTER SCIENCE …..  37

Ursula Wolz, The College of New Jersey

James Dunne, Long Island University

Darlene Nowak, Westfield Public School

Viera K. Proulx, Northeastern University

Robert Underberg, Ewing High School and The College of New Jersey

 

A LABORATORY BASED SOFTWARE PROJECT COURSE IN A VISUAL C + +

ENVIRONMENT …..  40

William Edelson, Long Island University

Murali Devi, Long Island University

 

EXPANDING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING WITH GROUPWARE TOOLS …..  47

            Mary Ann Robbert, Bridgewater State College

 

MUSIC, MIDI, AND THE COMPUTER SCIENCE SURVEY COURSE …..  57

Matthew T. Dickerson, Middlebury College

 

ONLINE WEB-CONFERENCING USING CAUCUS …..  71

Jerald D. Cole, New York Institute of Technology

 

CSAB ACCREDITATION AND THE SMALL COLLEGE …..  73

Catherine M. Ricardo, Iona College

Frances K. Bailie, Iona College

Susan M. Merritt, Pace University

Elaine Paris-Grossman, Mercy College

Onkar Sharma, Marist College

Kathryn Weld, Manhattan College

 

EVOLUTION OF A CORE COURSE IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS …..

75

Jeanine Meyer, Pace University

John Molluzzo, Pace University

Carol Wolf, Pace University

 

AN ALGORITHM TO DESIGN LOOPS …..  89

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

SURVEY ON WEIGHTING OF ANALYTIC PROGRAM GRADING CRITERIA …..

99

Jerald D. Cole, New York Institute of Technology

 

RESEARCH SEMINAR: THE WORLD WIDE WEB ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB …..  106

Norman Neff, The College of New Jersey

 

PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION USING WEB PAGES …..  113

Bradley Kjell, Central Connecticut State University

 

 

 

USING CGI SCRIPTS TO PROMOTE FACULTY-STUDENT COMMUNICATIONS  ….. 124

Narayan Murthy, Pace University

 

INTERNET SECURITY BASICS …..  132

Robert Bruen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 

DEVELOPING COURSEWARE FOR A COUNTER-CONTROLLED LOOP USING

JAVA …..  134

Andrew Morrissey, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Amruth Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

A CONSTRAINT LANGUAGE IMPLEMENTATION: ALGEBRAIC EXPRESSION

SOLVING USING INTERVAL ANALYSIS …..  140

Robert H. Sfarzo, Bridgewater State College

 

VISUAL GRAPH ABSTRACTION …..  149

Anna Mitelman, Wellesley College

 

VISUAL ROBOT PROGRAMMING …..  151

Laura Diao, Wellesley College

 

PROGRAMMING STUDY ENVIRONMENT …..  153

Erick Clavijo, The College of New Jersey

Mark Nikolsky, The College of New Jersey

 

TEACHING GUI AND MULTIMEDIA PROGRAMMING TO BEGINNING

COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS …..  159

Daniel Domen, The College of New Jersey

Mike McAuliffe, The College of New Jersey

 

THE MANAGERS PAL …..  162

Lori J. Caruso, The College of New Jersey

Paula Dom, The College of New Jersey

April Ullery, The College of New Jersey

 

OBJECT INTEGRATION WITH CORBA …..  166

Jina Mao, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

 

NOVEL APPROACHES TO THE INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER SCIENCE

COURSES …..  170

Ingrid Russell, University of Hartford

Matt Dickerson, Middlebury College

Greg Scragg, SUNY-Geneseo

Massood Towhidnejad, Embry-Riddle University

Craig Wills, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 

COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE MEETS RUG WARRIOR …..  176

John B. Vaughn, Hobart and William Smith Colleges,

 

A NEW ALGORITHM FOR CLIPPING A LINE …..  182

Narayan Murthy, Mary Courtney, Pace University

 

A DESIGN ORIENTED UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER NETWORKING

COURSE …..  189

Bruce P. Tis, Boston University

 

AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO TEACHING INTRODUCTORY COMPUTER

SCIENCE COURSE FOR NON-MAJORS: A CASE STUDY …..  198

Eleanor Downey Lonske, Wellesley College

 

COMPUTING AND INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE LIBERAL ARTS CORE:

A WORK IN PROGRESS …..  206

John Beidler, University of Scranton

 

IMPROVING COMPUTER LITERACY IN A MATH CLASS FOR NON-MAJORS ….. 217

Maegan K. Bos, St. Lawrence University

 

REAL-TIME DISCUSSIONS OVER THE INTERNET …..  224

B. Bonnie Baranowski, Cambridge College

Tony Di Girolamo, Cambridge College

 

TEACHING ETHICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES IN COMPUTING …..  225

Kay G. Schulze, United States Naval Academy

Frances S. Grodzinsky, Sacred Heart University

Stephen GrocLzinsky, University of Bridgeport

Laurie King, Ithaca College

Susan P. Stafford, Simmons College

 

GOOD WEB, BAD WEB …..  228

Viera Proulx, Northeastern University

Richard Close, U. S. Coast Guard Academy

Danny Kopec, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

AN INVESTIGATION INTO UTILIZING CORBA COMPLIANT SYSTEMS IN THE

UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM …..  232

Roger L. Norton, Marist College

Stuart Greenfield, Marist College

James TenEyck, Marist College

S. Rebecca Thomas, Marist College

 

 

USING THREADS TO INVESTIGATE PARALLELISM …..  241

Linda M. Wilkens, Bridgewater State College

 

 

TECHNOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION …..  251

Richard O’Lander, St. John’s University

 

PEDAGOGICAL EVALUATION OF MULTIMEDIA COURSE WARE FOR

SCIENCE …..  262

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Claire Lichack, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

MULTIMEDIA-BASED LEARNING AND MUSEUMS: ISSUES AND ENABLING

TOOLS …..  273

James Ford, Dartmouth College

Chris Langmead, Dartmouth College

Fillia Makedon, Dartmouth College

Charles Owen, Dartmouth College

Samuel Rebelsky, Dartmouth College