Published on May 2, 2011  

Dr. Steve Donaldson’s paper, “Teaching Computer Science in a Big Questions Framework,” was published in The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges (Volume 26, Number 5) and presented at the CCSC Mid-South Conference in Conway, Arkansas in April, 2011.

Dr. Steve Donaldson and students Jesse Kawell and Chris Walling had their paper, “Computer, Know Thyself: Exploring Consciousness Via Self-Aware Machines” published in the proceedings of the 2011 ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Southeast Conference held in March at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Dr. Donaldson presented the work at the conference.

Josh Moore (student) and Dr. Brian Toone had their paper, “Building a Community Mapping and Resource Mobilization Framework” published in the proceedings of the 2011 ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Southeast Conference held in March at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Josh Moore presented the work at the conference.

 
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