SIGCSE 2006 Doctoral Consortium






Matt Bower

Macquarie University, Australia

Online Approaches to Developing Expertise in Computer Science Education

Titus Winters

UC Riverside, USA

Topic Grouping of Questions for Assessment

Diane M. Ball


Nova Southeastern University, USA

Using Virtual Tools to Assess Student Learning of Practical Skills in an Online Environment

Sandip C. Patel 


University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Tutoring Identification and Application of Network Security in Distributed Communications.

Cecily Heiner

University of Utah, USA

A Virtual Teaching Assistant for CS1

Errol Thompson

Massey University, New Zealand

Improving Learning in Software Development

Michela Pedroni

ETH Zurich

Testable, Reusable Units of Cognition and their Application to Teaching Programming

Kristy Elizabeth Boyer

North Carolina State University, USA

Toward an Instructable Agent for Virtual Pair Programming

Jonas Boustedt


Department of Information Technology, Sweden

Dealing with tasks in a realistic object-oriented system

Kate Deibel

University of
Washington, USA

Understanding Computer Accommodations for Reading Disabilities: User Experiences and the Role of Typography

Allison Tew

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Exploring Alternative Introductory Courses and Programming Concept Understanding

Jaime Spacco

University of Maryland, USA

Marmoset: An automated snapshot, submission and testing

Valentin Razmov

University of Washington, USA

Non-Traditional Feedback Approaches Applied to Upper-Level Engineering and Computer Science Courses

Tammy Toscos

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA

House Calls: Online Students Beckon Computer Science Instructor