Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering

FECS'17 Table of Contents

Editor(s): Hamid R. Arabnia, Leonidas Deligiannidis, Fernando G. Tinetti
ISBN: 1-60132-457-X | Copyright © 2017 CSREA Press | United States of America


SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS - STEM EDUCATION AND COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE

Increasing Awareness and Participation in Computer Science Education 3-7
David Hicks, Jeong Yang
An Analysis of Student Success in Math, Physics, and Introductory Civil Engineering Courses 8-14
Jaime Raigoza
Effective Techniques for Student Engagement in Introductory Computing Courses 15-19
Sajid Hussain, Steven Morgan, Ziaul Haque
Co-Curricular Industry Experiences to Promote Student Success 20-22
Meline Kevorkian, Greg Simco
Development of 21st Century Skills and Engineering Confidence 23-28
Mahmoud Abdulwahed

PROGRAMMING AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING COURSES

Creative Coding for All Students 31-33
Mehdi R. Zargham, Chandra Kishore Danduri
Visualization of the Progress of the Exercises of Students in C Programming Class 34-40
Hiroshi Dozono, Tomonori Enda, Hiroki Yoshioka, Masanori Nakakuni, Gen Niina

ACTIVE LEARNING, LEARNING STRATEGIES, COLLABORATIVE LEARNING, TOOLS, ACCREDITATION AND RELATED ISSUES

Web-based Projects in Service Learning 43-49
Donald R. Schwartz
An Automated Tool for Individualized Guidance in a Large-Scale Course 50-57
Quoc-Viet Dang
Towards Interest-based Adaptive Learning and Community Knowledge Sharing 58-61
Karen Aguar, Hamid R. Arabnia, Juan B. Gutierrez, Walter D. Potter, Thiab R. Taha
Interest-Based Learning for Teaching a Human-Computer Interaction Course Media and Cognition Course 62-67
Yi Yang, Shengjin Wang, Jiasong Sun, Xian Zhong
Project-based Learning in Computer Science Education with Social Network Application Programming Interfaces 68-72
Weidong Liao
Student Perspectives on Learning in a Course on Engineering Applications for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 73-76
Deborah Worley, Naima Kaabouch, Matt Cavalli, Kanishka Marasinghe, Nuri Oncel, David Pierce, Brian Tande, Julia Zhao
ABET-CAC Accreditation at University of Petra - Assessment Plan for Continuous Improvement 77-83
Shakir Hussain, Gassan Issa, Nuha El-Khalili, Muhammad Abu Arqoub, Nesreen A. Otoum

TEACHING METHODOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES, ASSESSMENT METHODS, AND RELATED STUDIES

Aptitude and Previous Experience in CS1 Classes 87-95
Lisa Lacher, Albert Jiang, Yu Zhang, Mark Lewis
Class Behavior on Quizzes that include a Prisoner's Dilemma Bonus Question 96-99
Peter Jamieson
Integrating Modern Software Tools into Online Database Course 100-103
Hong Wang
Integration of Agile Education Solutions for Teaching Complex Subject Matter: AI system design case study 104-109
John N. Carbone, James A. Crowder
Teaching Parallel Programming Using CUDA: A Case Study 110-115
Timothy O'Neil, Yingcai Xiao
Two Alternative Modules for Teaching Scheduling Algorithms in Computer Science Using Web Games and Kinesthetic Learning Activities 116-121
Fatimah Al-Khazl, Norah Al-Otaibi, Young G
Experiments for a Database Course: Access Path Selection by the Oracle Query Optimizer 122-127
Jamal Alsabbagh
Setting MCQs That Adhere To Given Course Learning Outcomes For An Algorithms Class 128-133
Charlie Obimbo

NOVEL EDUCATIONAL DEGREE PROGRAMS, COURSES AND STRATEGIES

On the Development of Networking and Information Security Degree Programs in a Four Year University 137-141
Weidong Liao, Osman Guzide
A Project-Driven Operating Systems Class: A Case Study 142-147
Timothy O'Neil

RESEARCH PROJECTS, CAPSTONE DESIGN PROJECTS, AND NOVEL ALGORITHMS

HomeUnit - An Internet of Things Air Quality Monitor 151-160
Marian Grocholski, Nathan Moschler, Roslyn Debacker, Winston Grocholski, Ken Ferens, Marcia Friesen
A Senior Research - An Integrated and Automated Submission System 161-164
Kerules Fareg, Ching-yu Huang
Botnets: An Unsolvable Problem? 165-171
Rory F. McDowell, Andrew M. Colarik
Heuristic Function in an Algorithm of First-Best Search for the Problem of Tower of Hanoi: Optimal Route for n Disks 172-178
Erick Berssain Garcia V., Norma Elva Chavez R.
An Independent Study on Geographical Information and Online Map System 179-181
Jacob Quick , Ching-yu Huang
Design of a Laboratory Power Supply - Capstone Research Project 182-188
Bassam Shaer, Andreas Fuchs, Nathaniel Morales
An Intelligent and Automated PDF Format Checker 189-195
Tsaihsuan Yang, Yu Sun
Evaluating Storage Performance: Activities to Simulate Storage Configurations 196-202
Adam H. Villa
Vectorization and Parallelization of Loops in C/C++ Code 203-206
Xuejun Liang, Ali a. Humos, Tzusheng Pei
Vegetables Gardening Web Application - Capstone Experience Project 207-212
Suhair Amer

LATE PAPERS - FRONTIERS IN EDUCATION: STEM AND LEARNING TOOLS AND METHODS

A Comparative Study of Early Instruction Set Architectures and their Effect on Current Computer Architecture Coverage 215-220
Hassan Farhat
A Study of Kinesthetic Learning Activities in Teaching Computer Algorithms in Saudi Arabia 221-227
Ashwag Gashgari, Gilbert Young
Proposing an Improved Content Web Page Ranking Algorithm 228-233
Elham Tavakol, Marjan Abdeyazdan
A Study of Learning Effectiveness on the Dijkstra's Algorithm Modeled in an Interactive KLA Approach 234-238
Peter Chen, Paul Chiou, Gilbert Young
Capstone Projects: A Feedback Mechanism for Research and Design, Development and Delivery of Curricula and Courses 239-244
Ramesh G. Kini, Timur F. Umarov, Fuad A. Hajiev
Weaving STEM into the Design, Development and Delivery of our Curricula and Courses and our Research 245-251
Ramesh G. Kini, Timur F. Umarov, Fuad A. Hajiev
The Project Participation Tier Model: Bridging Perceptions of Computer Science Competency 252-255
Marlon Mejias, Ketly Jean-Pierre, Dwight Thomas, Gloria Washigton, Peter Keiller, Legand Burge

 


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