27th SIGCSE TS 1996

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Proceedings SIGCSE '96: Proceedings of the twenty-seventh SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
DatesFebruary 15-18,1996
LocationPhiladelphia, PA, USA
Attendance795
History BlogBlog entry

1996 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education
Nell Dale - Prolific author for introductory computer science textbooks and contributions to the field of computer science education research.

Publication Acceptance Rates

accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 78 205 38%
panels 16 23 69%
seminars 9 13 69%
workshops 16 24 66%
posters 20 20 100%
birds of a feather 6 6 100%

Award Winner

  • Outstanding Contribution Award: Nell Dale

Key Notes

  • Nell Dale: Research in Computer Science Education: Five Case Studies
  • John A.N. Lee: The Forgotten Tool of Computer Science Education -- History

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chair

  • John Impagliazzo - Hofstra University

Program Chair

  • Elizabeth S. Adams - Richard Stockton College

Panels Chair

  • Joan S. Langdon - Bowie State University

Seminars Chair

  • Henry M. Walker - Grinnell College

Workshops Chair

  • Margaret M. Reek - Rochester Institute of Technology

Posters Chair

  • Nancy L. Hagelgans - Ursinus College

Birds of a Feather

  • Steve Drasner - Northern Virginia Community College - Annandale

Proceedings Editor

  • Karl J. Klee - Jamestown Community College

Local Arrangements

  • Elliot B. Koffman - Temple University

Evaluations Chair

  • Linda Hayden - Elizabeth City State College

Treasurer

  • Patricia A. Woodworth - Ithaca College

International Coordinator

  • Mats Daniels - Uppsala University