21st SIGCSE TS 1990

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Proceedings SIGCSE '90: Proceedings of the twenty-first SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
DatesFebruary 22-23, 1990 
LocationWashington, DC, USA
ThemeFrom Generation to Generation
History BlogBlog entry


1990 ACM SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

Curriculum ‘68 Committee

For their work on the seminal document leading the way for the founding of a multitude of computer science departments and providing guidance to the formation of courses and production of textbooks.

Publication Acceptance Rates

accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 52 120 43%
panels 17
tutorials 3
workshops 3
birds of a feather

Key Notes

  • William F. Atchison: Revisiting our Roots: Curriculum '68 and Beyond
  • Robert M. Aiken, James Adams: Coming of Age

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Richard H. Austing - University of Maryland
  • Lillian N. Cassel - Villanova University

Program Chair

  • Gayle Yeverbaum - Temple University

Panels, Tutorials, and Workshops

  • Harriet Taylor - Louisiana State University

Birds of a Feather

  • Donald Gotterbarn - Wichita State
  • James Swanson - New Hampshire College


  • Dan Joyce - Villanova University

Special Events

  • Joyce Currie-Little - Towson State University

Local Arrangements

  • Elizabeth Adams - American University
  • Pat Woodworth - Ithaca College