TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

WORKGROUP SOFTWARE IN THE CLASSROOM….. 1

Andrew Pletch, SUNY College at New Paltz

 

CLASSMASTER - AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR SCHEDULING COLLEGE CLASSES….. 5

Daniel H. Marcellus, Mount Saint Mary College

 

COMMUNICATING WITH COMPUTERS: SIX DEPARTMENTS SHARE TEACHING LAB FEATURING VISUALLY ORIENTED APPROACH ….. 10

Barry Berlin, Canisius College

Joel A. Cohen, Canisius College

 

CONCURRENT PROGRAMMING PROJECTS IN OPERATING SYSTEMS I USING PASCAL-S….. 19

Carol M. Torsone, St. John Fisher College

 

A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO DATA COMMUNICATIONS USING COMMKIT….. 32

Elizabeth M. Leboffe, St. John Fisher College

 

A SMALL COLLEGE DATA COMMUNICATIONS LABORATORY….. 36

John Slimick, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

 

PREPARATION FOR COMPUTER RELATED CAREERS….. 47

Andrew Tellep, Penn State - Schuylkill Campus

Mary Ann Buck, AMP Incorporated

Charles D. Miller, Meridian Bancorp, Inc.

William R. Davidson, Pottsville Area School District

Charles Versaggi, Air Products

 

A DEFINITION AND DESCRIPTION OF SPREADSHEET PROFICIENCY….. 49

William J. Tastle, Ithaca College

Patricia Woodworth, Ithaca College

 

USING OPTIMIZATION MODELING SOFTWARE….. 55

Ladimer S. Nagurney, University of Hartford

 

INTEGRATING ONLINE BIBLIOGRAPHIC SEARCHING/INFORMATION RETRIEVAL INTO THE SOCIAL SCIENCE/PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CURRICULUM: A JOINT EFFORT….. 63

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

James C. Dooley, Mercy College

Julio Rosario, Mercy College

 

 

A COURSE IN PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS….. 70

George W. Ball, Alfred University

William Garrett, Alfred University

 

DISK AND TAPE SIMULATION FOR USE IN A FILE ORGANIZATION COURSE …..76

Willard Bastian, Monmouth College

 

TEACHING AN UPPER-LEVEL COURSE IN SYSTEMS PROGRAMMING….. 81

R. F. Jordan, Monmouth College

 

ISSUES IN ACADEMIC COMPUTING….. 86

Barbara Sadowski, Marywood College

Terry Oliver, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science

Rex Dumdum, Marywood College

Mary Beth Commisso, Marist College

Robert Sadowski, University of Scranton

 

MIN-ID: AN EXPERT SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY MINERAL SPECIMENS….. 87

Gary F. Hasman, Alfred University

 

DEVELOPING A CAl LABORATORY….. 94

Barbara A. Moyer, TAH-LVHC and Allentown College

 

TEACHING COMPUTER SIMULATION OF BIOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND MORPHOGENESIS….. 98

Robert E. Keen, Michigan Technological University

 

THE AFTERMATH OF ADA: REAPING THE BENEFITS OF CSI-CS2 ADA….. 102

James F. Smith, Le Moyne College

 

A RATIONALE FOR SAYING “YES” TO REQUESTS FOR EXTRA CREDIT COMPUTER PROJECTS….. 106

Elizabeth S. Adams, Hood College

 

AN EXPERT TUTOR FOR COMPUTING SCIENCE II (PART I) - ASPECTS OF THE KNOWLEDGE DOMAIN FROM AN OBJECT ORIENTED POINT OF VIEW….. 114

Uwe Reichenbach, Ithaca College

 

RETHINKING THE ROLE OF THE SERVICE COURSE IN MODERN COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS….. 123

Greg W. Scragg, SUNY Geneseo

Stuart Hirshfield, Hamilton College

Don House, Williams College

Nancy Baxter, Dickinson College

 

 

AN EXPANDED LAB-BASED SURVEY COURSE….. 124

Stuart Hirshfield, Hamilton College

 

THE ART AND SCIENCE OF COMPUTER GRAPHICS….. 124

Don House, Williams College

 

A PROBLEM SOLVING COURSE WHICH HAPPENS TO USE SPREADSHEETS….. 125

Greg W. Scragg, SUNY Geneseo

 

RETHINKING THE ROLE OF THE SERVICE COURSE IN MODERN COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENTS….. 125

Nancy Baxter, Dickinson College

 

A NEW LOOK AT INTERACTIVE COMPUTER AIDED LANGUAGE LEARNING….. 126

Christian W. Hallstein, Carnegie Mellon University

 

ON-LINE PEER REVIEW: WHAT DO NOVICE WRITERS REALLY DO’….. 132

Judy Ann Pearce, The American University

Yitna Firdyiwek, The American University

Laura Teich, The American University

Laura Muzzi, The American University

 

SOFTWARE, ETHICS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY….. 138

Frank W. Connolly, Ph.D., Vice President, EDUCOM, The American University

 

A COMPUTER PROGRAM TO GRADE STUDENTS’ PROGRAMS….. 143

Thomas H. Townsend, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science

 

A PRE-PROGRAMMING COURSE IN PROBLEM SOLVING AND ALGORITHM DEVELOPMENT….. 148

George J. Pothering, The College of Charleston

 

THE P1 DIET: USING THE COMPUTATION OF π TO INTRODUCE HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND THEORETICAL ASPECTS OF COMPUTER SCIENCE….. 159

Andrew N. Kreutzer, Albright College

 

‘HARDWARE’ COURSES IN THE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM….. 162

Onkar P. Sharma, Marist College

 

RETHINKING THE COMPUTER ORGANIZATION COURSE….. 163

Greg W. Scragg, State University of New York at Geneseo

 

TECHNOLOGY IN THE COLLEGE CLASSROOM: THE FACULTY VIEW….. 164

Andrew J. Brovey, Bucks County Community College

 

 

THE COMPUTER THREAD: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS….. 168

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

COMPUTERIZED MATHEMATICS PLACEMENT….. 174

Paul Perdew, University of Scranton

Dr. Dennis Martin, University of Scranton

 

TEACHING AND LEARNING THE CONCEPT OF LINEAR DEPENDENCE USING ISETL….. 178

Donald L. Muench, St. John Fisher College

 

THEORY OF COMPUTATION COURSE IN A LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE….. 183

Mohammad Salmassi, College of the Holy Cross

 

MATHEMATICS TESTING AND TUTORING….. 187

Issa Feghali, Marymount University

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM….. 194

Richard Pirchner, Monmouth College

Dennis Martin, University of Scranton

Ron Danilowicz, Utica College

Dalton Hunkins, St. Bonaventure University

 

SOFTWARE ENGINEERING IN THE UNDERGRADUATE CURRICULUM….. 195

Richard Pirchner, Monmouth College