Twelfth Eastern October 25-26, 1996

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PARALLEL PROCESSING IN THE UNDERGRADUATE COMPUTER

SCIENCE CURRICULUM ….. 1

Zahira S. Khan, Bloomsburg University

 

A PARALLEL ALGORITHM FOR SELECTION AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN C

USING FORK() AND WAITO …..  5

M. Badii, Pace University

J. F. Malerba, Pace University

N. S. Murthy, Pace University

 

EXAMPLES OF AN ENHANCED FUSION SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

METHODOLOGY …..  8

James TenEyck, Marist College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN A

COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT …..  15

Michael Mirabito, Marywood College

Paulette Merchel, Marywood College

Julia Berkery, Marywood College

Jay Hammeran, Marywood College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: ADVANCED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

ACROSS THE CURRICULUM …..  17

Frank LoSacco, Pace University

Michael L. Gargano, Pace University

Stuart A. Varden, Pace University

 

TEACHING COMPUTER GRAPHICS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENTS

AT SMALL COLLEGES …..  19

Shang Guo, Marist College

 

ANALYSIS AND USE OF THE RGB COLOR MODEL IN A VISUAL ARTS COURSE. …..  23

Hannah Ueno, College of New Jersey

Elizabeth Adams, College of New Jersey

Richard Stockton, College of New Jersey

 

PUZZLE SOLVING WITH GENETIC ALGORITHMS …..  28

William J. Tastle, Ithaca College

Steven Runtak, Ithaca College

 

SENTENCE SIMPLE: AN INTERACTIVE MULTI-MEDIA COMPUTER GAME

FOR ENGLISH SYNTAX …..  32

Phyllis Williams, East Stroudsburg University

Michelle Cavender, East Stroudsburg University

Simon Gauduiso, East Stroudsburg University

Valerie Knag, East Stroudsburg University

Martina Gowarty, East Stroudsburg University

Michael Liberman, East Stroudsburg University

 

STUDENT LAB ASSISTANT TRAINING: A “CRASH” COURSE …..  41

Kay McClintock, Marywood College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: BUILDING MULTIMEDIA COURSEWARE …..  44

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Janet T. Kerner, St. Johns University

Doug Baldwin

 

A MIND-READING CARD TRICK FOR TEACHING COMPUTER SCIENCE PRINCIPLES …..  46

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

AN INFORMAL PRESENTATION OF CLASSES AND MULTIPLE INHERITANCE

IN AN OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE …..  52

Roger L. Norton, Marist College

 

STYLE GUIDELINES FOR AN OBJECT PASCAL STRUCTURE EDITOR …..  56

Jerald D. Cole, New York Institute of Technology

 

EXPLORATIONS IN DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WITH MAPLE: ENHANCING

PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS THROUGH THE USE OF A COMPUTER

ALGEBRA SYSTEM …..  65

Suda Kunyosying, Shepherd College

 

TEACHING SIMULATION IN THE SETTING OF A MATHEMATICAL

MODELING COURSE …..  71

David A. Nelson, Muhlenberg College

 

USING PARALLEL STRING REWRITING SYSTEMS TO GENERATE

FRACTAL IMAGES …..  76

Jack Ryder, Kean College of New Jersey

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE EFFECTS OF SEXUALLY-ORIENTED WWW

MATERIAL IN OPEN COMPUTER LABS …..  79

Andrew N. Kreutzer, College of New Jersey

Elizabeth Adams. College of New Jersey

Jill Gerhardt-Powals, College of New Jersey

Linda Feeney, College of New Jersey

Richard Stockton, College of New Jersey

Matthew Powals, Attorney at Law

 

USING PATTERNS TO TEACH RECURSION IN LISP …..  80

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

PARAMETER PASSING MECHANISMS AND THE PassMechs

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE …..  85

Stuart Greenfield, Marist College

 

THE EFFECT OF ENCAPSULATION ON TEACHING DATA STRUCTURES …..  92

John S. Mallozzi, lona College

 

EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING TECHNOLOGY TO MAXIMIZE

CAMPUS IMPACT …..  101

Beverly I. White, Lehigh Carbon Community College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: IS’95 CURRICULUM …..  107

Patricia Woodworth, Ithaca College

William J. Tastle, Ithaca College

 

PROVIDING THE MISSING LINK IN COMPUTER AND MANAGEMENT STUDIES: ENHANCING COMMUNICATION SKILLS …..  108

Jane H. Wallace, Mercy College,

Lorna P. Martin, College of New Jersey

Richard Stockton, College of New Jersey

 

A MODEL FOR EXPLORING THE INFLUENCE OF ORGANIZATIONAL FACTORS ON TECHNOLOGY OUTCOMES …..  115

Craig W. Fisher, Marist College

 

THREE BIRDS WITH ONE STONE: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, COMPUTER

ANXIETY, COMMUNICATION …..  126

Jill Gerhardt-Powals, College of New Jersey

Richard Stockton, College of New Jersey

 

QUANTIFYING ETHICAL DECISIONS USING BAYES RULE AND

SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS …..  134

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

USING SPSS 6.1 FOR WINDOWS IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM:

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH …..  142

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

James C. Dooley, Mercy College

James Towey, Mercy College

Guy Famularo, Mercy College

 

SIMPLE INTERACTIVE MODELS FOR A NATURAL SCIENCE COURSE …..  157

John A. Rakowski, King’s College

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: ISSUES IN PROVIDING COMPUTING SUPPORT

AT A SMALL COLLEGE …..  160

Floyd McWilliams, Marywood College

Kay McClintock, Marywood College

Anthony Spinillo, Marywood College

Nelson Wood, Marywood College

 

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