36th SIGCSE TS 2005

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Proceedings SIGCSE '05: Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education
DatesFebruary 23-27, 2005 
LocationSt. Louis, MO, USA
VenueCervantes Convention Center
History BlogBlog entry


2005 ACM SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education

Kim Bruce

Innovative teaching methods, textbook authorship. Leadership in Liberal Arts Computer Science Consortium and its curricular recommendations to Curriculum 91 and Curriculum 2001.

2005 ACM SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community

Andrew McGettrick

For outstanding service and direction to the computing community in the UK and abroad. Member ACM Education Board, membership and significant influence on CC2001 final report, author of Report on Benchmark Levels for Computing, November 2000 Report on Benchmark Levels for Computing.


Publication Acceptance Rates

  accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 104 330 32%
panels 10 21 48%
special sessions 14 24 58%
workshops 37 57 65%
faculty posters 49 51 96%

Key Notes

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Wanda Dann - Ithaca College
  • Tom Naps - University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Program Chairs

  • Douglas Baldwin - SUNY at Geneseo
  • Paul Tymann - Rochester Institute of Technology

Panels and Special Sessions

  • Susan Rodger - Duke University


  • Myles McNally - Alma College


  • John Dougherty - Haverford College


  • Cary Laxer, Frank Young, and Larry Merkle - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Faculty Posters

  • Bonnie McVey - St. Norbert College

Birds Of A Feather

  • Don Goelman - Villanova University

Student Volunteers and Student Activities

  • Pam Lawhead - University of Mississippi
  • Constance Bland - University of Mississippi


  • Scott Grissom - Grand Valley State University

Database Administrators

  • Henry Walker - Grinnell College
  • John Dooley - Knox College


  • Cathy Bareiss - Olivet Nazarene University

K-12 Liaison

  • Rick Kick - Hinsdale Central High, Illinois

International Liaison

  • Guido Rößling - Darmstadt Univ of Technology

Local Arrangements

  • Dennis Bouvier - St. Louis University

Doctoral Consortium

  • Mark Guzdial - Georgia Institute of Technology
  • K. Todd Stevens - Radford University

ACM International Student Research Contest

  • Ann Sobel - Miami University of Ohio


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