TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

EXAMPLES OF OBJECT-ORIENTED PROGRAMS….. 1

Pat Woodworth, Ithaca College

Richard Epstein, West Chester University of PA

Rick Mercer, Penn State Univ. - Berks Campus

William Mariasoosai, St. John Fisher College

Mohammadi Mohammad, SUNY, College at Oswego

 

A PEDAGOGICAL PARADIGM: CAAD AND THE ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY CURRICULUM….. 2

Mark R. Petersen, Clarkson University

 

THE INTEGRATED PROCESS: THINKING AND WRITING IN A COMPUTING ENVIRONMENT….. 8

Jacinthe Burke, King’s College

John H. Fixl, King’s College

 

CAl, CRITICA TqINKING, AND THE ACADEMICALLY UNDER PREPARED FIRST YEAR )LLEGE STUDENT….. 13

John J. Pfuhl, Monmouth College

 

IMPLEMENTING MODEL COMPUTING CURRICULA AT A SMALL COLLEGE….. 19

Judith G. Newton, Thiel College

Andrew J. Grover, Thiel College

 

COLORFUL SORTS….. 28

L. S. Tang, Western New England College

 

PERFORMANCE AND EFFECTIVENESS OF ONE-PASS DATA COMPRESSION ALGORITHMS….. 35

Kobie Thaker, Pace University

Sylvester Tuohy, Pace University

 

MULTIMEDIA ACROSS THE COLLEGE CURRICULUM….. 40

Frances K. Bailie, Iona College

Ernst Menze, Iona College

Catherine M. Ricardo, Iona College

Robert Novak, Iona College

Steven Epstein, Academic Information Systems

 

INTELLIGENT” MATRICES: AN APPLICATION OF Al….. 42

Marie Mercure, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Anne Pasquino, Westfield State College

 

SELECTING AND USING A COMPUTER ALGEBRA SYSTEM….. 50

Nancy King Harrison, Mercy College

 

AN ABSTRACT LINEAR ALGEBRA COURSE USING THE COMPUTER….. 56

Donald L. Muench, St. John Fisher College

 

EMULATION OF AN IDEALIZED COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE….. 60

James P. Schwar, Lafayette College

Heather W. Lees, Lafayette College

 

INTRODUCING PARALLEL PROGRAMMING TO A PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE CONCEPTS COURSE….. 66

Carol M. Torsone, St. John Fisher College

 

AN UNDERGRADUATE COURSE IN COMPUTER ORGANIZATION….. 71

Mahir S. Ali, University of North Dakota

Gaynor Legge, East Texas State University

Dana L. Wyatt, EMCA Consulting

 

PC SOFTWARE USAGE IN UNDERGRADUATE BUSINESS CURRICULUM….. 87

Donald Hsu, Dominican College

Calianese, Saint Peter’s College

Prema Nakra, Marist College

 

FROSH: AN EXPERT SYSTEM FOR FRESHMAN ADVISEMENT….. 88

Robert M. Siegfried, Saint Peter’s College

 

SPECIAL PROBLEMS AND SIGNIFICANT POSSIBILITIES IN TWO-YEAR (AND SMALL) COLLEGE COMPUTING: A CASE STUDY….. 99

Brian Gallagher, LaGuardia C.C. (CUNY)

 

GRADE AIDE: A MENU-DRIVEN TEMPLATE FOR GRADE MANAGEMENT….. 105

James H. Burness, Penn State University York Campus

 

AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO CS 1….. 114

Chuck Leska, Ithaca College

John Barr, Ithaca College

 

TEACHING PROGRAM CORRECTNESS TO BEGINNERS….. 126

Robin M. Snyder, Shenandoah University

 

INTEGRATING NEW TEACHING AND LEARNING STRATEGIES INTO CS1….. 135

Thomas H. Townsend, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

Carol A. Weiss, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science

 

 

COURSEWARE/SOFTWARE AS A SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY….. 141

Thomas H. Townsend, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science

Andrew J. Grover, Thiel College

Robert P. Martin, Middlebury College

Marilyn Puchalski, Bucks County Community College

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

 

A TOTAL IMMERSION APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF SYSTEMS

IMPLEMENTATION….. 142

Michael Kuhrt, The College of Saint Rose

 

NASA’S CHALLENGER AND DECISION SUPPORT SYSTEMS….. 145

Craig W. Fisher, Marist College

 

FROM NURNBERG FUNNEL TO ACTIVE LEARNING….. 153

Mary C. Kraetzer, Mercy College

Mary Knopp Kelly, Mercy College

James C. Dooley, Mercy College

 

THE SHORTAGE OF WOMEN IN COMPUTER SCIENCE….. 158

Kathy Vargas, St. John’s University

Janet Kerner, St. John’s University

 

INSIGHTS FROM THE BACK OF THE CLASSROOM….. 162

Marsha Zaidman, Mary Washington College

 

SCHEME IN THE COMPUTER LITERACY COURSE….. 164

John Barr, Ithaca College

 

USING INTERNET IN THE CLASSROOM….. 173

Elizabeth Leboffe, St. John Fisher College

B. J. Gleason, The American University

Rachel Gardner, Monmouth College

 

SPREADSHEET TEMPLATES FOR STOICHIOMETRIC CALCULATIONS IN CHEMISTRY….. 174

Bhairav D. Joshi, State University College

 

INTEGRATION OF SYMBOLIC COMPUTATION IN CORE ENGINEERING

COURSES….. 186

David J. Ahlgren, Trinity College

Ernesto Gutierrez-Miravete, Trinity College

 

 

 

 

AN ALTERNATIVE TO COMPILER CONSTRUCTION: A COURSE IN RECOGNITION AND TRANSLATION….. 194

L. A. Smith King, Ithaca College

S.H. Lucas, Isis Distributed Systems, Inc.

THE USE OF EXCELERATOR IN AN UNDERGRADUATE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COURSE….. 204

Zahira S. Khan, Bloornsburg University

 

APPLICATION OF NEURAL NETWORKS FOR SOLVING INVERSE PROBLEMS….. 211

Sunil D. Kaushal, University of Maryland

Frank C. Lin, University of Maryland