2008 SECANT Workshop Agenda

Purdue University, October 30-31, 2008

Thursday, October 30

8:30 – 9:00 BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:45 Welcome and Introductions
  • Welcome by Susanne Hambrusch, [slides]
  • Participants Introduction
9:45 – 10:30 SECANT a year later

Susanne Hambrusch, Chris Hoffmann, Mark Haugan, Tim Korb, [slides]

10:30 – 11:00 BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 Life Sciences Community Building Panel

Raj Acharya (Penn State, chair), Tony Hazbun (Purdue, Pharmacy) [slides], Daisuke Kihara (Purdue, Biology&CS), Haixu Tang (IU, Informatics) [slides], Peter Waddell (Purdue, Biology)

12:00 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 Physics and Astronomy Community Building Panel

Bruce Sherwood (NC State, chair), Mark Haugan (Purdue), Rubin Landau (Oregon State) [slides], Dan Stinebring (Oberlin), Robert Swendsen (CMU)

  • Deepak Kumar (Bryn Mawr College), Learning Computing With Robots [slides]
  • Tom Cortina (CMU), Teaching Key Principles of Computer Science Without Programming [slides]
3:30 – 4:00 BREAK
4:00 – 5:00 CPATH Institutional Transformation Project
  • Valerie Barr (Union College), Campus Wide Computation Initiative - A New Model for Computing Education [slides]
  • Lenny Pitt (UIUC), iCUBED: Informatics and Computation throughout Undergraduate Baccalaureate Education [slides]
6:30 DINNER (Jane’s)

524 N. 4th St., Lafayette, IN

Friday, October 31

8:30 – 9:00 BREAKFAST
9:00 – 10:20 Birds-of-a-Feather Session
  • Ruth Chabay (NC State), A study on reading and writing VPython programs to model physical systems [slides]
  • Rubin Landau (Oregon State), BS Degree Program in Computational Physics and its Materials [slides]
  • Jim Early (SUNY Oswego), Creating Educational Materials for Fellow Students with Similar Learning Styles [slides]
  • Mark Urban-Lurain (Michigan State), CPATH CB: Computing and Undergraduate Engineering: A Collaborative Process to Align Computing Education with Engineering Workforce Needs [slides]
10:20 – 10:45 BREAK
10:45 – 11:45 The Next Generation of Scientists in the Workforce
  • David Spellmeyer (CTO & CIO, Nodality), Computational Thinking as a Competitive Advantage in Industry
  • Tom McMail (External Research, Microsoft) [slides]
11:45 – 12:00 Recap and summary
12:00 – 1:00 LUNCH

Location: LWSN 3102AB unless stated otherwise

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