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FECS'12: Thursday, July 19, 2012 Schedule

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SESSION 10-FECS:  TEACHING METHODS & ENVIRONMENTS, TEAM TEACHING, OUTREACH METHODS
                  AND DIVERSITY CHALLENGES
                  Co-Chairs: Prof. Dr. Sc. Mladen Mestrovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia
                  July 19, 2012 (Thursday); 08:00am - 2:00pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 8)

08:00 - 08:20am:  Team-Teaching Scratch Programming and Voice Acting Art in
                  Elementary School Classrooms
                  Ying-Fang Lin, Janet Mei-Chuen Lin, and Jin-Cheng Kang
                  Taipei Municipal Shilin Elementary School, Taipei, Taiwan;
                  New Taipei Municipal Er-Chong Elementary School, Taiwan;
                  National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan;

08:20 - 08:40am:  Teaching with the Emerging GENI Network
                  James Griffioen, Zongming Fei, Hussamuddin Nasir, Xiongqi Wu,
                  Jeremy Reed, Charles Carpenter
                  University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA

08:40 - 09:00am:  The Partnership for Early Engagement in Computer Science (PEECS) Program:
                  Teaching African-American Middle-School Students Computer Science
                  A. Nicki Washington and Legand Burge, III
                  Howard University, Washington, DC, USA

09:00 - 09:20am:  Creativity, Modeling and Empathy: An Out-of-the-Box Methodology for
                  Teaching Digital Design
                  John Hadjilogiou, Samuel Kozaitis, Bartel van der Veek, Ashwin Acharya,
                  Kenneth Shafer, and Robert Sheffield
                  Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Florida, USA

09:20 - 09:40am:  Using Scaffolded Activities to Teach Computational Thinking to Middle
                  School Girls
                  Heidi Webb and Mary Beth Rosson
                  The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA

09:40 - 10:00am:  A Gender-Inclusive Holistic Approach for IAS Education
                  Myung Ah Park, Gang Qian, Michelle Hepner, Kewei Sha
                  University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma, USA;
                  Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma, USA;
                  University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma, USA

10:00 - 10:20am:  FREE SLOT

10:20 - 10:40am:  BREAK

10:40 - 11:00am:  Teaching Writing in Computer Science
                  Anastasia Tircuit
                  Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania, USA

11:00 - 11:20am:  Teaching Finite Elements to Structural Engineers
                  Mladen Mestrovic
                  University of Zagreb, Croatia

11:20 - 11:40am:  Computer-Added Extraction of Chinese New Vocabulary for Language Teaching
                  Yuen-Hsien Tseng and Zih-Ping Ho
                  Information Technology Center, National Taiwan Normal University,
                  Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC

11:40 - 12:00pm:  University Social Space for Consulting and Development of Reliable
                  Educational Multimedia Content
                  Agustin Leon Barranco and J. Martin Mejia Estrada
                  Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM), Mexico

12:00 - 12:20pm:  Development of Use of a Virtual Construction Company Simulation
                  System for Education
                  Thomas Korman and Hal Johnston
                  California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, USA

12:20 - 12:40pm:  Improving Efficiency in Interactive Educational Software
                  Jesse Keogh, Medha Sarkar, James William, Michael Fletcher
                  Middle Tennessee State University, Tennessee, USA

12:40 - 01:20pm:  LUNCH (On Your Own)

01:20 - 01:40pm:  Effectiveness of Peer Tutoring: Computer Science Students' Perspective
                  Ling-Chian Chang, Cheng-Chia Yang, Mei-Tzu Chiang, and Greg C Lee
                  National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

01:40 - 02:00pm:  Remote Hardware Experiment Teaching
                  Chan Yong-qiang and Quan Cheng-bin
                  Tsinghua University, P. R. China


SESSION 11-FECS:  CASE STUDIES, PROJECTS, RETENTION METHODS, & NOVEL EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS
                  Co-Chairs: Prof. Stephanie Elzer Schwartz, Millersville University, PA, USA;
                             Prof. Kris Stewart, San Diego State University, California, USA
                             Heidi Webb, Penn State University, State College, PA, USA
                  July 19, 2012 (Thursday); 02:00pm - 06:00pm
                  (LOCATION: Ballroom 8)

02:00 - 02:20pm:  40 Years of Processor Design in One Semester
                  Gerald Dueck
                  Brandon University, Canada

02:20 - 02:40pm:  National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Security and Information
                  Assurance - An Implementation Case at Cameron University
                  Pedro A. Diaz Gomez, Mike Estep, Johnny Carroll, Reza Kamali
                  Cameron University, USA

02:40 - 03:00pm:  Building An FPGA-Based Computing Platform
                  Mark White, Michael Gubody, Allison Nicol, Christopher G. Plachta,
                  Jeremy Strawn, Cori Thompson, Tai-Chi Lee
                  Saginaw Valley State University, Michigan, USA

03:00 - 03:20pm:  BREAK

03:20 - 03:40pm:  Promoting Interdisciplinary Initiatives Using New Technologies: Solutions
                  To A Human-computer Interaction Problem
                  Rocio Abascal-Mena, Carlos R. Jaimez-Gonzalez, Erick Lopez-Ornelas,
                  Wulfrano Luna and J. Sergio Zepeda
                  Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana - Unidad Cuajimalpa - Mexico

03:40 - 04:00pm:  Utilizing Multi-Touch Technologies in Medical Rehabilitation: A
                  Therapeutic Capstone Project
                  L. Donnell Payne
                  Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

04:00 - 04:20pm:  Star Schema Implementation for Automation of Examination Records
                  Muheet Ahmed Butt, S. M. K. Quadri, Majid Zaman
                  University of Kashmir, India

04:20 - 04:40pm:  Role of Game Programmers for Serious Games in Academia: Colleague,
                  Collaborator and Client
                  Kris Stewart, Mark Thompson, Jr., Abhishek Sood, Sathyanarayan Chandrashekar,
                  Megha Shaseendran, Mark Siprut, Khaled Morsi, Marilee Bresciani
                  San Diego State University, San Diego, USA

04:40 - 05:00pm:  Kinect Academy
                  Stuart Anderson, Vu Pham, Monish Parajuli, Anh Pham, Majid Khan,
                  Dat Tran and Dharmendra Sharma
                  University of Canberra, Australia

05:00 - 05:20pm:  Exploring the Use of Peer Mentors in Calculus to Support Retention
                  Efforts in Engineering
                  Deborah L. Worley, Jeremiah Neubert, Naima Kaabouch, Mohammad Khavanin
                  University of North Dakota, North Dakota, USA

05:20 - 05:40pm:  The use of ICT in Education: A Comparison of Traditional Pedagogy and
                  Emerging Pedagogy Enabled by ICT's
                  Mbodila, Munienge and Kikunga Muhandji
                  University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa

05:40 - 06:00pm:  An Approach for Making a Class Seem Like the Real World
                  Andrew Chen
                  Minnesota State University Moorhead, Minnesota, USA

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2012 Co-Sponsors
Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Program
George Mason University, USA

Biomedical Cybernetics Laboratory
HST of Harvard University & MIT, USA

Minnesota Supercomputing Institute
University of Minnesota, USA

Center for Cyber Defense, NCAT

Argonne's Leadership Computing Facility of Argonne National Laboratory
Illinois, USA

The Center for Advanced Studies in Identity Sciences
(CASIS: NC A&T;, Carnegie Mellon, Clemson, UNC Wilmington

Knowledge Management & Intelligent System Center (KMIS)
University of Siegen, Germany

Intelligent Cyberspace Engineering Lab., ICEL
Texas A&M; University, Texas, USA
UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and Translational Research
Austria

Hawkeye Radiology Informatics
Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA

The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics
US Chapter of World Academy of Science

Supercomputer Software Department (SSD)
Institute of Computational Mathematics & Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences


International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine

Medical Image HPC & Informatics Lab (MiHi Lab)
University of Iowa, USA

High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology (HPCNano)

Manx Telecom

Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications Press;

World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies




Super Micro Computer, Inc.,
San Jose, California, USA


Intel Corporation


Altera Corporation


Hodges Health

Leading Knowledge


Science Publication

 


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