2007 CCSC: Central Plains Conference
April 13 - 14, 2007
Drury University
Springfield, Missouri
In Association with ACM SIGCSE

National Sponsors:
  • Addison-Wesley Computing
  • O'Reilly
  • Thomson Course Technology
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8:00 -
8:30
Pre-Conference Registration
Lab A, 2nd Floor Springfield Hall
8:30 -
11:30
ACM SIGCSE Pre-Conference Workshop

Introducing Visual Studio Team System Into the Curriculum
Joe Hummel
Lake Forest College
(More information ...)


MEETING ROOM: Lab A, 2nd Floor Springfield Hall
10:00 -
5:00
Conference Registration
Room 117 Pearsons Hall
1:00 -
2:00
Opening Session

Conference Welcome
Scott Sigman - Conference Chair

Welcome to Drury University
Charles Taylor - Dean of the College

Keynote Address
Business Ethics in the 21 Century
Doug Roller
CEO and Co-founder
Duck Creek Technologies
(More information ...)


MEETING ROOM: Lay Auditorium, Lay Hall
2:10 -
3:10
Session Chair
Jeff Kimball - Southwest Baptist University

Using An Automated Reasoning Program As A CS Application In Discrete Mathematics

Daniel E. Nohl, Benedictine University


  MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Session Chair
Ron MCleary - Avila University

Level Of Agreement Between Instructor And Student Peer-Evaluations Of Website Design Characteristics

Edward Mirielli, Westminster College

Implementation Of An Interactive Web Application Using FOSS, A Participant-Oriented Evaluation Study

Cecil Schmidt, Justin Higgins,
and Lance Gliser, Washburn University


  MEETING ROOM: Room 23 Pearsons Hall
Panel: How Do We Manage Student Projects

Dean Sanders - Northwest Missouri State
Khaled Alshare - Emporia State University
Scott Sigman - Drury University
Eddie Burris - University of Missouri, KC


  MEETING ROOM: Room 115 Pearsons Hall
3:15 -
3:45
Break - Networking - Vendors
Room 116, Pearsons Hall
3:50 -
4:50
Session Chair
Dan Neumann - Southwest Baptist University

A Computer Forensics Minor Curriculum Proposal

William Figg, Dakota State &
Zehai Zhou, University of Houston

A Multidisciplinary Approach To Graduate Education In Informatics A Proposal In Process

Jody K. Smith & John P. Buerck,
St. Louis University


MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Tutorial: Infusing Diversity Topics Throughout The Computer Science Curriculum

Goran Trajkovski, Towson University


MEETING ROOM: Room 23 Pearsons Hall
Panel: Game Programming Concepts Can Be Taught at CP-CCSC Schools

Rick Barker - Washburn University
Cecil Schmidt - Washburn University
Carol Browning - Drury University
Ernest Ferguson - Northwest Missouri State


MEETING ROOM: Room 115 Pearsons Hall
4:55 -
5:10
Break - Networking - Vendors
Room 116, Pearsons Hall
5:15 -
6:15
Session Chair
David Pope - Ozarks Technical College

Using BlueJ And Blackjack To Teach Object-Oriented Design Concepts In CS1

Svetlana Kouznetsova, Sam Houston State

A Comprehensive Capstone Project In Computer Science I: Getting The (Instant) Message

Tim DeClue, Southwest Baptist University


MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Tutorial: Teaching an Object-Oriented CS1 Course in Python

Michael H. Goldwasser & David Letscher,
St. Louis University


MEETING ROOM: Room 23 Pearsons Hall
 
6:30 -
8:30
Banquet
Ballroom, Findlay Student Center
8:00 -
10:00
Saturday Registration
Room 117 Pearsons Hall
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8:00 -
8:30
Continental Breakfast
Courtesy of EMC
Room 116, Pearsons Hall
8:30 -
9:30
Session Chair
Eric Shade - Missouri State University

Constructing a Solid Real-Time Operating Systems Course in Computer Science Major

Kuodi Jian, Metropolitan State University

Use of a Simulator and an Assembler in Teaching Input-Output Processing and Interrupt Handling

Soe Than, VA Military Institute


MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Session Chair
Bob Neufeld - McPherson College

Nifty Assignments

1.
The Arrow Program: A Software Engineering Case Study for CS1, Iyad A. Ajwa, Ashland Univ. Ohio

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Division By Integers Using Multiplication, Chuck Pheatt, Emporia State

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Java Programming Assignment Using Client/Server Interaction, Thomas Mertz, Kansas State

MEETING ROOM: Room 23 Pearsons Hall
Vendor Session

Information Management Infrastructures - Managing Data Growth in the Information Age

Ed VanSickles

(Abstract ...)


MEETING ROOM: Room 115 Pearsons Hall
9:35 -
9:55
Break - Networking - Vendors - Student Poster Sessions
Room 116, Pearsons Hall
10:00 -
11:00
Session Chair
Linda Webster - Westminster College

Developing And Learning Web Services With Open Source Software: An Experience Report

Matthew W. Reed, Benjamin A. Balogh,
David C. Miller, and Chia-Chu Chiang,
Arkansas Little Rock

Introducing SOA And Workflow Modeling To Non-Technical Students

Bruce J. Neubauer, Univ. of South Florida


MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Tutorial: An Assembly Language I.D.E. To Engage Students Of All Levels

Pete Sanderson, Otterbein College &
Ken Vollmar, Missouri State


MEETING ROOM: Olin Library Computer Lab
Student Web Site
Contest
Sponsored by VML

MEETING ROOM: Room 115 Pearsons Hall @7:40


Start time for Contest is 8:30 A.M
11:05 -
11:25
Break - Networking - Vendors - Student Poster Sessions
Room 116, Pearsons Hall
11:30 -
12:30
Session Chair
Anita Liu - Missouri State University

A Data Mining Course For Computer Science And Non Computer Science Students

Jamil Saquer, Missouri State

Data Mining in Sports: Predicting Cy Young Award Winners

Lloyd Smith, Bret Lipscomb, &
Adam Simkins, Missouri State


MEETING ROOM: Room 22 Pearsons Hall
Tutorial: Hands-On Robotic Programming

Nick Kreeger & Wen-Jung Hsin,
Park University


MEETING ROOM: Room 115 Pearsons Hall
12:45 -
1:45
Luncheon & Business Meeting
Ballroom, Findlay Student Center
2:00 -
6:00
Student Programming Contest
Sponsored by Cerner Corporation
Room 115 Pearsons Hall