First Rocky Mountain October 16-17, 1992

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

FINDING A NEW DIRECTION FOR COMPUTER LITERACY ..1

William Mitchell, LSU-Shreveport

 

OBSERVING INSTRUCTION EXECUTION AND TIMING WITH MINIMAL

EQUIPMENT ..10

Donnell Payne, Texas Christian University

 

A HANDS-ON MICROPROCESSOR-BASED DIGITAL SYSTEMS DESIGN

COURSE ..16

Donnell Payne, Texas Christian University

 

C++ TUTORIAL ..21

James R. Van Doren, Metropolitan State College of Denver

 

HIGH QUALITY GRAPHICS PROJECTS USING MULTIPLE DISPLAY

TECHNOLOGIES ..22

Dino Schweitzer, United States Air Force Academy

 

DEVELOPING ACTIVE STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY

COMPUTING BY USING GOrilla CARD..29

Dawn E. Bushaw, Pittsburg State University

 

CREATING A COMPUTER LITERATE CAMPUS ..34

James S. McKeown, Lynette Molstad, Dakota State University

 

COMPUTERIZED ELECTRICAL NETWORK SIMULATOR ..39

Gargi Dasgupta, University of Maryland at Eastern Shore

Edward F. Redish, University of Maryland at College Park

 

SPREADSHEETS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO GRAPHING CALCULATORS ..45

David S. Tucker, Midwestern State University

 

SMALL COLLEGES AND THE INTERNET ..57

David A. Staudt, National Science Foundation

 

COMPUTATIONAL LOGIC AND THE COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM ..58

Armando R. Gingras, Adams State College

 

DEVELOPMENT OF THE BRESENHAM LINE ALGORITHM FOR A FIRST

COURSE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE ..70

Alfred L. McKinney, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

.K. Agarwal, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

 

OBJECT ORIENTED CO-SEQUENTIAL PROCESSING IN C+ + ..82 James R Van Doren-2.pdf

James R. Van Doren, Metropolitan State College of Denver

 

USING STACKS AND QUEUES TO INTRODUCE OBJECTS IN TURBO

PASCAL ..90

Patricia T. Montague, Metropolitan State College

David S. Tucker, Midwestern State University

 

BRINGING ABSTRACTION MORE FIRMLY INTO CS1 VIA THE OBJECT-

ORIENTED PARADIGM ..102

David C. Platt, Mesa Community College

Dale Shaffer, Lander College

 

SUBPROGRAMS IN CS1: A DIFFERENT APPROACH TO THEIR EARLY

INTRODUCTION ..106

David C. Platt, Mesa Community College,

Dale Shaffer, Lander College

 

EXPERIENCES IN TEACHING A PROJECT-INTENSIVE SOFTWARE DESIGN

COURSE ..112

Evans J. Adams, Fort Lewis College

 

LAYING A SOFTWARE ENGINEERING FOUNDATION IN EARLY COURSES . ..122

Ed C. Epp, The University of Portland

 

EXPERT SYSTEMS VS. HUMANS: HOW DO THEY COMPARE ..127

Kerry L. Vosswinkel, Fort Lewis College

 

DATA COMMUNICATIONS LABORATORY: HARDWARE AND

PROGRAMMING PROJECTS ..136

Laszlo Szuecs, Fort Lewis College

 

THE ROLE OF MATHEMATICS IN COMPUTER INFORMATION SYSTEMS ..147

Dennis R. Steele, Regis University

 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS: COURSE EXPECTATIONS ..151

John B. English, Pittsburg State University

Maeve Cummings, Pittsburg State University

 

A PROBLEM SOLVING APPROACH TO TEACHING EXPERT SYSTEMS AND

DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS ..155

Harry C. Benham, Montana State University

 

LISP VERSUS PROLOG FOR TEACHING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ..161

Alfred L. McKinney, Louisiana State University in Shreveport

 

A PARADIGM APPROACH TO TEACHING A PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE

COURSE ..167

Terry A. Scott, University of Northern Colorado

Peter C. Isaacson, University of Northern Colorado

 

AN OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCITONAL PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE ML ..174

Peter C. Isaacson, University of Northern Colorado

Terry A. Scott, University of Northern Colorado

 

GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS ..181

Al McKinney, LSU-Shreveport