Second Eastern October 24-25, 1986



Activities of the National Collegiate Software Clearing

House ….. 1

G. David Carson, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Michael L. Vasu, North Carolina State University at Raleigh

Sanford R. Silverburg, Catawba College


A System for Creating Instructional Computer Graphics ..... 2

Howard M. Kellogg, Mercy College


Development of Software for Personal Computers …..  8

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology


“How the Computer Works”: A course that works! …..  18

William W. Schnippert, Elmira College


A Multi-Disciplinary Undergraduate Engineering Project at a

Liberal Arts College: A Progress Report …..  21

David J. Ahlgren, Trinity College

Roy B. Davis III, Trinity College


Representation of Geologic Structural Data on Spherical

Projections Using the Graphics Capability of Microcomputer

BASIC: Impact on the Teaching of Undergraduate Structural

Geology …..  33

William J. Brennan, State University at Geneseo


Use of Computer Graphics in Analyzing Embryonic Development …..  38

Wilbur L. Long, Western Maryland College


Developing a Long-Range Plan for Academic Computing at a Liberal Arts College …..  58

Leo D. Geoffrion, Skidniore College

Parker Baum, Skidniore College

Robert DeSieno, Skidniore College

David Seligman, Skidniore College

Mark Resmer, Vassar College


A Computer Project for an Operating Systems Course …..  69

Chuck Leska, Ithaca College


Packet Networks using the AX.25 Protocol: Tools for Teaching …..  79

Ladimer S. Nagurney, Springfield Technical Community College




Computer Science Issues Raised in a Software Engineering Course …..  84

J. Arthur Seebach, Jr., St. Olaf College


Teaching Lotus with CLTJG …..  91

Thomas C. Brogan, Albright College


Logo in the Classroom: A College Course for Elementary Teachers P Students …..  96

Barbara Burkhouse, Marywood College


The Micro as a Medium for Educational Research …..  105

Barbara R. Sadowski, Marist College


Local Area Networks …..  111

Lillian N. Cassel, University of Delaware

Elizabeth G. Davis


The Use of the Rational and Techniques of Computer Generated Literature in an Introductory Programming Course for Students in the Humanities …..  112

Joseph Rudman, Carnegie-Mellon University


Doing Literacy Research with BROWNLOW and BUCKET …..  137

Eric Johnson, Dakota State College


Microcomputer as College Artist’s Apprentice …..  145

Doretta M. Miller, Skidmore College


Applying the Management Decision-Making Process in the

Classroom through Computer Simulation …..  147

Frank J. McVeigh, Muhlenberg College


Minicomputer Simulations for Industrial Organization ..... 154

Richard J. Claycombe, Western Maryland College


The Effectiveness of Tutorial Software in Introductory Economics …..  160

Robert Jones, Skidmore College

Katharine Sheppard, Skidmore College


Using Computers in the Communication Arts and Sciences ..... 161

Robert P. Sadowski, Marist College


Using a Microcomputer to Enhance Television Production ..... 162

Sue Lawrence, Marist College


Computer Analysis of Student Essays: Some Possibilities for the Future …..  164

Milton Teichnan, Marist College


Applications of Interactive Video Tapes in Teaching Language and Culture ….. 166

Casimir J. Norkeliunas, Marist College


Teaching Computer Art with the Microcomputer …..  168

Norman Olin, Marist College


Faculty Development in Computer Assisted Instruction ..... 169

Carol M. Carmody, Iona College


Academic Computer Services Group: A Model for the Delivery of Academic Computer Services at a Small College …..  175

Jean Maley, St. John Fisher College


Academic Computer Philosophy: the Source of Computer Resource Policies …..  182

William W. Schnippert, Elmira College


Integration of Computer Usage Into the Introductory Statistics Courses …..  189

Nancy King Harrison, Mercy College


Using Minitab in the Introductory Statistics Class …..  197

Ron Menton, Ithaca College


Elective Courses in Computer Proficiency …..  208

M. John Anne Soellner, Molloy College


After Faculty Development: Classroom Experiences …..  212

Doris C. Appleby, Marymount College


After Faculty Development: Classroom Experience …..  213

Mark W. Andrews, Vassar College


Step 3: From Faculty Literacy to Curriculum Integration ..... 215

Frank W. Connolly, The American University


The Integration of Computer Technology into the Business Economics Curriculum …..  217

Robert J. Ferrari, Marymount College



The Use of Computers in Selected Psychology Classes ….. 219

Wesley A. Kayson, lona College


IFRICS: A Confidence Builder …..  220

James R. Sidbury, University of Scranton


Modifying AcM Curriculum Standards to meet Needs of Small

Liberal Arts College …..  221

Gail Miles, Lenoir Rhyne College


The Use of Ada-Like Language Subsets in an Introductory

Programming Course …..  228

Bruce Mabis, University of Evansville

Christopher Brown, University of Evansville


Logic Programming: A Powerful Tool …..  236

Hoyt D. Warner, Western New England College


Programmable Controllers: From Industry to Education ….. 253

John Anderson, East Tennessee State

Neil Bungard, East Tennessee State


The Microcomputer as a Laboratory Instrument …..  260

Lawrence B. Golden, The Pennsylvania State Univesity


LOTUS 1-2-3: A Tool for Scientific Problem Solving …..  263

Bhairav D. Joshi, State University College, Geneseo