Third Eastern October 16-17, 1987

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

An Interdisciplinary Art/Computer Science Course ….. 1

Quincy Egginton and Howard M. Kellogg, Mercy College

 

Microcomputers in a Visual Arts Curriculum …..  9

Doretta M. Miller, Skidmore College

 

The Computer: Liberator or Jailer of the Creative Spirit …..  12

John Pearson, Oberlin College

 

Gauss-Jordan Elimination with Drudgery Removed …..  28

Suda Kunyosying, Shepherd College

 

Using Spreadsheets in Engineering Design, An Example of

“Cheap CAD …..  35

Ladiner S. Nagurney, University of Hartford

 

Computer Graphics for Sophomore Calculus — A Project ..... 48

Melvin C. Tews, Holy Cross College

 

Attracting and Retaining Computer Science Faculty …..  59

Greg W, Scragg, State University College at Geneseo, NY

Kim B. Bruce, Williams College

Jane Hill, Smith College

Robert Martin, Middlebury College

Ted Sjoerdsma, Washington and Lee College

Alan Tucker, Colgate University

 


Development of a Curriculum Module on Computer/Microcomputer Applications for Medical Sociology: Health Care in the United States …..  67

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

 

Using the “Adventure Construction Set” to Teach Social Work

Practice Skills …..  75

Adele Weiner, Marist College

 

Computerization of Paper-and-Pencil Psychological Tests: Do

Custom and Omnibus Computerization Procedures Affect Test

Validity …..  81

Gene E. Fairchok, Marywood College

Edward J. O’Brien, Marywood College

 

Scheme as a First Language …..  90

Kenneth A. Lambert, Washington and Lee University

Language-only courses: a proposal …..  95

Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College

 

Teaching Ada in a Small College Environment …..  101

Harold Youtzy, Jr., Briar Cliff College

 

Women in Computers: Almost a Success Story …..  108

Beva Eastman, William Paterson College

Shelley Wepner, William Paterson College

Jean Werth, William Paterson College

Mary Ellen Capek, National Council for Research on Women

 


 

Introducing Computer Applications via the Generic Approach …..  113

Richard Paul, University of Maine at Machias

 

Humanizing the Computer: A Course for Non-Science Faculty ….. 123

Robert S. Tannenbaum, Hunter College of the City University of New York

 

Teaching Introductory Graphics in a Microcomputer Environment …..  149

Karen E. Donnelly, St. Joseph’s College

 

Some Educational Lessons from Artificial Intelligence and

Machine Learning …..  157

John T. Ritschdorff, Marist College

 

The Role of Al in the Liberal Arts and Sciences: A Study of

Expert Systems and Their Applications …..  168

Larry Bielawski, Goucher College

 

 

Labs in the Computer Science Curriculum …..  172

Greg W. Scragg, State University College at Geneseo, NY

Nancy Baxter, Dickinson College

Robert Cupper, Allegheny College

Donald H. House, Williams College

Charles F. Kelemen, Swarthmore College


 

Manipulating Matrices for Job Costing and Inventory Management Linkage Using Lotus 1-2-3 …..  181

Ronald J. Grambo, University of Scranton

 

Teaching Sensitivity Analysis in Financial Decision Making

Using Lotus 1-2-3 …..  192

Mary J. Howard, Marist College

 

Integrated Microcomputer Graphics and Simulation in Open

Economy Macroeconomics …..  195

Wahhab Khandker, University of Wisconsin/La Crosse

William Wehrs, University of Wisconsin/La Crosse

 

Beyond Small Programs …..  210

Dennis S. Martin, The University of Scranton

 

A Simulator for Tannenbaum’s Micro-Architecture …..  214

Douglas L. Cashing, St. Bonaventure University

Vivie G. Babb, St. Bonaventure University

Harry T. Sedinger, St. Bonaventure University

 

Using C and Modula-2 for Concurrent Programming Exercises ….. 218

Doug Harp, Ithaca College

Chuck Leska, Ithaca College

Stan Seltzer, Ithaca College

Dave Weil, Ithaca College

 

Word Processing in the Disciplines …..  238

Barbara Adams, Ithaca College

Kathleen Skubikowski, Middlebury College

Brian Gallagher, LaGuardia C.C. (CUNY)

 


 

Ethics and the Law: Our Responsibilities in Computer Education ….. 250

John Arch, Shippensburg University

Gary Armstrong, Shippensburg University

 

The Goucher College Biographical Reference Advisor: A Case

Study in Building an Expert System …..  257

Robert Lewand, Goucher College

 

Use of the Tandy Model 100 in Science Laboratories …..  264

George W. Briggs, SUNY-Geneseo

Robert D. Simon, SUNY-Geneseo

 

An Undergraduate Course in Computer Modeling in Biology for

a Small College …..  272

Roy S. Meyers, Skidmore College

 

Online Determination of Poisson and Gaussian Distributions

in a Physics LAB …..  286

James J. Ruddick, Canisius College

Michael Kosakowski, Canisius College

 

Experiences in Local Area Networks …..  291

Pierre A. von Kaenel, Skidmore College

John Busak, Mt. St. Mary College

Bonnie Gilman, Bard College

Denis Kaminski, Bergen Community College

Tom Smith, Manhattan College

 


 

CAP100: A Dynamically Growing Introductory Computer Applica

tions Course for a Liberal Arts College …..  295

Jorge Luis Romeu, SUNY - Cortland