DR. TOM CORTINA
SCHOLARSHIP

CONFERENCES/ADVISORY ROLES

Symposium co-chair, SIGCSE 2011, Dallas TX.

Program co-chair, SIGCSE 2010, Milwaukee WI.

Publications chair, SIGCSE 2009, Chattanooga TN.

Member of the advisory board for NSF/College AP CS Principles.

Member of the advisory board for Computer Science Unplugged.

PUBLICATIONS

"An Introduction to Computer Science for Non-majors Using Principles of Computation", Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2007), Covington, KY, March 2007.

"CS4HS: An Outreach Program for High School CS Teachers", with Lenore Blum, Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2007), Covington, KY, March 2007.

"The Design Of A History of Computing Course With a Unique Perspective", with Richard McKenna, Proceedings of the ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2006), Houston, TX, March 2006.

"Scheduling Multicast and Unicast Transmissions in an Infostation Environment", Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Computer and Information Science, Polytechnic University, June 2003.

"The Cube-of-Rings Interconnection Networks", with Zhiwei Xu. International Journal of Foundations of Computer Science, Vol. 9, No. 1 (1998) p. 25-37.

"Choosing a Beginning Programming Paradigm: The Student's Perspective", Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 13, No. 5, Fairfield, CT, May 1998, p. 299-306.

"A Quantitative Approach For Choosing A Procedural Programming Language in Freshman Programming", ASEE 1997 Annual Conference Proceedings (CD-ROM), Milwaukee, WI, June 1997.

"A Computer Music Course For Small Computer Science Departments", Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, Vol. 12, No. 5, Boston, MA, May 1997, p. 21-31.

OTHER SCHOLARSHIP

Special Session Presentation: "Computational Thinking" with Jeannette Wing, Peter Henderson and Orit Hazzan, ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2007), Covington, KY, March 2007.

Special Session Presentation: "Developing Resources to Support a National Computer Science Curriculum for K-12" with Anita Verno, Steve Cooper, Barb Ericson, and Bill Madden, ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2007), Covington, KY, March 2007.

Tutorial Presentation: "Using the Java MIDI Package to Create Music in CS1", Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol. 21, No. 2 (2005) p. 86-88.

Panel Presenter, "Evaluating Programming Examples in CS1 and CS2", Consortium for Computing in Small Colleges, Fairfield, CT, April 1998.