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Black, Michael; Green, Ricky – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
For students seeking careers not related to the computer sciences, the task of installation, configuration and maintenance of software on business class systems may be an essential skill. Dedicated computers are essential to these kinds of courses, but the constraints of university computer labs prohibit their use. Other solutions exist, but…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Information Systems, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education
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Frydenberg, Mark – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
Connecting ordinary devices to the Internet is a defining characteristic of the Internet of Things. In this hands-on lab activity, students will connect a wireless doorbell to the Internet using a Raspberry Pi computer. By modifying and running a program on the Raspberry Pi to send an email or text message notifying a recipient that someone is at…
Descriptors: Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Goldstein, Ira – Information Systems Education Journal, 2019
Computer Science students need to acquire knowledge about both the hardware and software aspects of computing systems. It is necessary for them to understand how each layer interacts with one another. However, since Graphical User Interfaces have become ubiquitous, the opportunities to interact with the computer via a command prompt as part of…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Introductory Courses, Programming
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Jacobus, Blake; Podeschi, R. J. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
The costs of higher education continue to rise as budgetary and financial pressures strain universities and its students. In particular, students in the sciences rely on computational software like Wolfram Research's Mathematica in their research and studies. The software and its associated syntax are highly useful tools and are necessary skills…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Software
Snyder, Robin M. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2014
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card size low powered compute board with Ethernet connection, HDMI video output, audio, full Linux operating system run from an SD card, and more, all for $45. With cables, SD card, etc., the cost is about $70. Originally designed to help teach computer science principles to low income children and students, the Pi has…
Descriptors: Computers, Open Source Technology, Power Technology, Internet
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Loukatos, Dimitrios; Arvanitis, Konstantinos G. – Education Sciences, 2019
Inspired by the mobile phone market boost, several low cost credit card-sized computers have made the scene, able to support educational applications with artificial intelligence features, intended for students of various levels. This paper describes the learning experience and highlights the technologies used to improve the function of DIY…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Internet
Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Park, Sarag G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
Twenty-six scholarly papers and ten abstracts comprise the content of the thirteenth annual Brick and Click Libraries Symposium, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship. The…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Library Science
Smith, Peter, Ed. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2014
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. ASCUE has a strong tradition of bringing its members together to pool their…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Computer Uses in Education, Small Colleges