TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

THE X WINDOW SYSTEM, A NEW STANDARD IN GRAPHICS….. 1

Robert G. Ford, Plattsburgh State University

 

A GKS IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORTING MODIFICATION ….. 6

Dalton R. Hunkins, St. Bonaventure University

 

TEACHING DRAWING AND DESIGN (CAD) FUNDAMENTALS USING

DESIGNCAD….. 12

William J. Winter, Jr., Mary Baldwin College

 

SOCIAL SCIENCE COMPUTING: WHERE HAVE WE BEEN? WHERE ARE WE

GOING ….. 15

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

James Dooley, Mercy College

Milton Steinberg, Marymount College

William Fox, Skidmore College

Mary Kraetzer, Mercy College

 

PROVIDING USER-FRIENDLY COMPUTER DOCUMENTATION: GOALS, TECHNIQUES, AND IMPLEMENTATION ….. 20

Emil C. Neu, Stevens Institute of Technology

 

FORMALIZING THE PROCESS OF TESTING PROGRAM CODE ….. 26

Issa Feghali, Marymount University

 

A SOFTWARE ENGINEERING DESIGN METHOD IN CS1 AND CS2 ….. 33

Steven K. Andrianoff, St. Bonaventure University

Dalton R. Hunkins, St. Bonaventure University

 

USE OF COMPUTER PROJECTION IN SUPPORT OF ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE HUMANITIES CLASSROOM ….. 40

Brigid Brady, CaIdwell College

 

A CD + A SINGER + A COMPUTER = LINGUISTIC COMPETENCE: A LEARNING EQUATION ….. 45

Willard Ticknor Daetsch, Carnegie Mellon University

 

LITTLE BITS MAKE A BIG BYTE: INTEGRATING COMPUTER USE INTO TEACHING IN A SMALL LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE ….. 47

Dennis R. Ryan, College of New Rochelle

 

 

 

 

METHODS FOR TEACHING COMPUTER SIMULATION IN BIOLOGY ….. 49

Robert E. Keen, Michigan Technological University

James Brennan, Bridgewater State College

Roy S. Meyers, Skidmore College

James Sidie, Ursinus College

 

MICROCONTROLLERS - VEHICLE FOR EXPANDING THE HANDS-ON’ EXPERIENCE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE MAJORS ….. 52

Sharon F. Woodruff, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

 

A STEP-WISE TOPIC PROGRESSION IN DATA COMMUNICATIONS ….. 58

Elizabeth M. Leboffe, St. John Fisher College

 

A SIMPLE ALGORITHM FOR PLOTTING VERY COMPLEX CURVES ….. 62

William J. Joel, Marist College

Richard J. McGovern, Marist College

 

USING THE cT LANGUAGE TO WRITE INTERACTIVE TUTORIALS AND DEMONSTRATIONS FOR THE CALCULUS SEQUENCE ….. 71

Kathryn Weld, Manhattan College

Carol M. Hurwitz, Manhattan College

 

USING SPREADSHEET SOFTWARE TO TABULATE AND GRAPH SOLUTIONS TO DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS ….. 76

Richard Guilfoyle, Monmouth College

 

COMPUTERS IN THE LIBERAL ARTS CLASSROOM: STUDENT FOCUSED

LEARNING ….. 82

Judy A. Pearce, The American University   

Jack Child, The American University

Laura Teich, The American University

Victoria Eisele, The American University

 

GIVE ME THAT OOP RELIGION ….. 88

Pierre A. von Kaenel, Skidmote College

 

AN EXPERT TUTOR FOR CSII - THE USER INTERFACE ….. 94

Uwe Reichenbach, Ithaca College

 

INTEGRATING HYPERMEDIA INTO THE CURRICULUM ….. 100

Gene McGuire, The American University

 

A COLLEGE SPONSORED HIGH SCHOOL COMPUTER SCIENCE CONTEST ….. 106

Thomas H. Brennan, Mercy College

 

 

A NEW’ SMALL COLLEGE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM ….. 112

Peter C. Isaacson, University o f Northern Colorado

Terry A. Scott, University of Northern Colorado

 

pLANning: WHAT TO CONSIDER ….. 118

Bill Wadlinger, Beaver College

Stephen Brown, City College of New York

John Bucek, Mount Saint Mary College

 

A COURSE IN PARALLEL COMPUTING ….. 119

Carol M. Torsone, St. John Fisher College

 

PROGRAMMING EXPERIENCE WITH EARLY PARAMETER PASSING MECHANISMS USING MODULA-2 AND PASCAL ….. 124

Joseph Bergin, Pace University

Stuart Greenfield, Marist College

 

THE EXTERNAL BUBBLE SORT FOR SEQUENTIAL ACCESS FILES ….. 133

Junhua Zhou, University of Maryland Eastern Shore          

Frank C. Lin, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 

COMPUTERS IN THE FRESHMEN SCIENCE LAB: MORE THAN REMEDIAL ….. 143

Fred Beil, Gannon University

Melanie Gustafson-Ropski, Gannon University

Steven Ropski, Gannon University

Kenneth Andersen, Gannon University

Michael Bucholtz, Gannon University-

 

NERVE ACTION POTENTIAL (NAP): AN ANIMATED HYPERCARD-BASED TUTORIAL OR THE NON-MAJOR NEUROBIOLOGY STUDENT ….. 151

Roy S. Meyers, Skidmore College

 

MUSIC FROM MACHINES ….. 159

Victor A. Stanionis, Iona College

Hugh Berberich, Iona College

 

IMPLEMENTING STRUCTURED COMPUTER LABORATORIES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE I-II ….. 162

Thomas Allen, Furman University

Ken Abernethy, Furman University

Dennis Martin, University of Scranton

Pat Woodworth, Ithaca College

 

COMPUTER FACILITIES ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES ….. 164

Thomas H. Townsend, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

 

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY COMPUTER TEACHING LAB ….. 171

Edward J. Szewczak, Canisius College

Joel Cohen, Canisius College

Alan I. Duchan, Canisius College

 

IMPLEMENTING A NETWORKED LABORATORY ….. 179

Ladimer S. Nagurney, University of Hartford