EDSIGCON Proceedings 2017

EDSIGCON Proceedings 2017

Austin, Texas

Conference Highlights

Panel Presentations

Panels Chair

Lionel Mew, University of Richmond

Ordered by presentation time

2017 Progress Report of the EDSIG Standing Committee for Curricular Matters

Jeffry Babb
West Texas A&M University

Leslie Waguespack
Bentley University

Musa Jafar
Manhattan College

Jason Sharp
Tarleton State University

William Tastle
Ithaca College

Jeffrey Landry
University of South Alabama

Monday - 11/6/2017 in Rio Grande at 8:20 am

The EDSIG Standing Committee for Curricular Matters provides a update of recent activities related to articulating and refining a computing curriculum reflective of member institutions. New opportunities to shape computing curricula are discussed. An open call for member input into current and future initiatives is encouraged. The update includes a summary of the ongoing CC2020 Curriculum Project's organization, goals and membership; as well as the work of the EDSIG visualization task team. Attendees are invited to offer comments and suggestions for EDSIG's continuing participation in the CC2020 project representing ACM, IEEE-CS, SIGCHI, and AITP/EDSIG.

Industry Engagement in Education for the Adaptive Curriculum

Misty Decker
Z Academic Initiative Program Manager, IBM

Valinda Kennedy
University Relations Program Manager, IBM

Jennifer Foley
Integration Architect and Blockchain, IBM

Dennis Bly
Watson Academic Engagement, IBM

Tuesday - 11/7/2017 in Rio Grande at 9:10 am

Today, technology changes so quickly that universities are constantly trying to adapt. In this panel discussion, learn how industry can help you adopt new trends in technology faster and with less work on your part. This panel discussion will include experts from Watson, Cloud, Blockchain, IBM Z and Skills Academy to talk about how we make it easy for you to quickly add the latest technology trends to your curriculum.