Thirteenth Eastern October 24-25, 1997

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

TYPES IN THE TEACHING OF PROGRAMMING ….. 1

Penny Anderson, The College of New Jersey

 

A DESIGN-ORIENTED DATABASE COURSE …..  13

James Vorbach, St. Johns University

 

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - USING GROUP RESEARCH PROJECTS …..  18

Janet I. Kerner, St. Johns University

 

INCORPORATING ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES INTO THE COMPUTER

SCIENCE CURRICULUM …..  22

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

TECHNOLOGY IN FINITE MATHEMATICS: A SPREADSHEET IMPLEMENTATION …..  28

Francoise Nelles, Shepherd College

 

A CARD TRICK FOR TEACHING CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY AND

THE BINOMIAL DISTRIBUTION …..  40

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: TEACHING ETHICAL, LEGAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES

IN COMPUTER COURSES …..  45

M. Margaret Cermak, College of Notre Dame of Maryland,

John Slimick, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford,

Jane Turk, Samuel Wiley, LaSalle University

 

TEACHING A COURSE ON WEB PROGRAMMING …..  47

John Beidler, University of Scranton

 

DEVELOPING COURSEWARE FOR PRECEDENCE AND ASSOCIATIVITY

OF OPERATORS IN C …..  54

Ellis M. Zsoldos Jr., Ramapo College of New Jersey

Amruth N. Kumar, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

THE COLLEGIATE PROGRAMMING TEAM: EVERYONE WINS …..  60

William G. McArthur, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

CHARTING A COURSE THROUGH A TANGLED WEB …..  69

Vincent J. Motto, Asnuntuck Community-Technical College

 

TURTLE GRAPHICS AND FRACTAL CURVES WITH JUST EXCEL BASIC

AND SPREADSHEET …..  81

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

UPDATING THE COMPUTER LITERACY COURSE …..  90

Zahira S. Khan, Bloomsburg University

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: COOPERATIVE LEARNING IN COMPUTING CURRICULA …..  95

Dorothy Deremer, Montclair State University

Mary J. Granger, George Washington University

Susan K. Lippert, George Washington University

Renee McCauley, University of Southwestern Louisiana

Linda Null, Penn State University

 

A MULTIMEDIA STUDENT SERVICE PROJECT …..  97

Frances K. Baillie, Lona College

Maria LaMalfa,

Kevin T. Moss

 

A LEVEL ZERO COMPUTER SYSTEM SIMULATOR AS A TEACHING TOOL …..  102

Bill McAllister, St. Joseph’s College

 

INTERRUPTS …..  108

S. L. Tuohy, Pace University

 

USING CGI TO SUPPORT ADMINISTRATION OF ONLINE EXAMINATIONS ….. 113

Narayan Murthy, Pace University

Stuart A. Varden, Pace University

 

COMPUTER CONFERENCING AS AN ACADEMIC TOOL …..  122

G. William Sensiba, Richard Stockton College

 

INTERNET CONFERENCING …..  134

Robert Workman, Southern Connecticut State University

 

IS TEACHING COMPUTER SCIENCE DIFFERENT FROM TEACHING

OTHER SCIENCES? …..  137

Danielle R. Bernstein, Kean College

 

THE UNDERREPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN COMPUTING:

AN ANALYSIS WITHIN A FRAMEWORK …..  144

Joy Teague, Deakin University

 

ETHICS IS NOT JUST A SIX-LETFER WORD …..  161

Nilakantan Nagarajan, Wesley College

 

ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE IN CS1: TEACHING OBJECTS WITH REAL OBJECTS …..  166

Seth Bergmann, Rowan University

Michael Berman, Rowan University

John Schmalzel, Rowan University

Don Stone, Rowan University

INTEGRATION OF USABILITY ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS

WITHIN THE C.S./S.E. CURRICULUM …..  169

Fintan Culwin, South Bank University

Christine Faulkner, South Bank University

 

USING THE INTERNET AND EXCEL FOR COMPUTER CURRICULUM PLANNING …..  179

Joseph H. Daniel, Delaware Valley College

 

STOCK QUOTES, RATIOS AND OTHER COMPUTING ADVANTAGES

IN TEACHING FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT …..  184

Marilyn E. Vito, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey

 

A FRAMEWORK FOR COMPUTER SUPPORTED GENERATIVE LEARNING …..  197

Mohamed Eltoweissy, Central Connecticut State University

Ibrahim Matta, Northeastern University

 

COMPUTERS ON THE JOB AND IN THE CLASSROOM: A SURVEY OF

ECONOMICS GRADUATES …..  207

Linda Paul Kinney, Shepherd College

Kathleen A. Reid, Shepherd College

Sandra A. Dubay, Jefferson County Development Authority

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: USING INTERNET RESOURCES IN THE CLASSROOM:

VIEWS FROM DIFFERENT DISCIPLINES …..  219

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

Nancy King Harrison, Mercy College

Carolyn R. Lansberry, Mercy College

 

PATFERNS AS A KEY TO TEACHING OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMMING …..  223

Lawrence D’Antonio, Ramapo College of New Jersey

 

SOLVING THE CIGARETFE SMOKERS PROBLEM USING UNIPROCESSOR

CONCURRENCY AND TRUE PARALLELISM …..  235

John H. Reynolds, Mary Washington College

 

A CASE STUDY IN OBJECT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT:

EXTERNAL MERGE SORT …..  244

Linda M. Wilkens, Bridgewater State College

 

COMPUTERS IN THE UNIVERSITY CLASSROOM …..  252

Karen L. Stewart, Richard Stockton College

Carole Anderson, Clarion University

 

LEARNING ORGANIZATIONS AND IT: A ROLE FOR SMALL COLLEGES …..  259

Jakov Crnkovic, College of Saint Rose

William K. Holstein, University at Albany, State University of New York

 

THE PERSONAL COMPUTER REQUIREMENT: A LOOK BACK, A LOOK FORWARD …..  270

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO

COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION: REPORT FROM UPPSALA …..  276

Joyce Currie Little, Towson University

Mary J. Granger, The George Washington University

Deborah L. Knox, The College of New Jersey

John Impagliazzo, Hofstra University

Ursula Wolz, The College of New Jersey

 

ESCCC’97 POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS …..  277