33rd SIGCSE TS 2002

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Proceedings SIGCSE '02: Proceedings of the 33rd SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
DatesFebruary 27 - March 3, 2002 
LocationCincinnati, KY, USA
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2002 ACM SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

Elliot Soloway

Pioneering Computer Science Education researcher, master teacher, and eloquent spokesman for educational reform involving computing to our computing colleagues and world at large.

2002 ACM SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community

A. Joe Turner

Dedication to students, colleagues and the profession both in the United States and abroad. Chair or officer in: ACM, ACM Education Board, Curriculum '91 Task Force, Computer Science Accreditation Board, IFIP Working Group 3.2 (University Informatics Education), National Educational Computing Association.

Publication Acceptance Rates

  accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 73 234 31%
panels 13 21 70%
special sessions 13 22 59%
workshops 27 44 61%

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Judith Gersting
    University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Renee McCauley
    College of Charleston

Program Chair

  • Scott Grissom
    Grand Valley State University

Publications Editor

  • Deborah Knox
    The College of New Jersey


  • Suzanne Westbrook
    University of Arizona

Special Sessions

  • Angela Shiflet
    Wofford College


  • Douglas Harms
    DePauw University


  • Carey Laxer
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Frank Young
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Birds Of A Feather

  • Howard Whitston
    Lawrence Tech University

Faculty Posters

  • Craig Wills
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Student Activities

  • Linda Null
    Penn State Harrisburg

Local Arrangements

  • Chuck Frank
    Northern Kentucky University
  • Karen Davis
    University of Cincinnati
  • Joseph D. Oldham
    Georgetown Colege
  • Don Galli
    Northern Kentucky University

Student Volunteers

  • Becky Rutherford
    Southern Poly State University

Database Administrator

  • Henry Walker
    Grinnell College

ACM International Student Research Contest

  • Ann Sobel
    Miami University of Ohio

Doctoral Consortium

  • Joseph Chase
    Radford University
  • John Lewis
    Villanova University

Exhibits Liaison

  • Don Bailes
    East Tennessee State University

Secondary School Liaison

  • Bill Fritz
    Sycamore High School

Community College Liaison

  • Anne Applin
    Pearl River Community College

Conference Liaison

  • Max Hailperin
    Gustavus Adolphus College

Roommate Matching

  • Myles McNally
    Alma College

International Liaison

  • Ricardo Jimenez Peris
    Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

First-Timer Activities

  • Wayne J. Staats
    Stetson University


  • James Caristi
    Valparasio University