Conference program

The SIGITE 2015 and RIIT 2015 programs are available in the ACM Digital Library.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
1:30 – 4:30 pm
SIGITE Executive Committee Meeting Room: DePaul Center 8002
4:30 – 6 pm
IT 2017 Executive Committee Meeting Location: 243 S. Wabash Avenue (NE corner of Jackson & Wabash), room 723
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Chicago Excursion (by registration only) Location: Meet in front of the CDM building, 243 S. Wabash (NE corner of Jackson & Wabash)
Thursday, October 1, 2015
8:00 – 11:00 am
IT Chairs’ Meeting (by registration only) Room: DePaul Center 8002
9:00 – 11:00 am
IT 2017 Executive Committee Meeting Location: 243 S. Wabash Avenue (NE corner of Jackson & Wabash), room 723
9:30 – 11:00 am
Oracle Workshop (by registration only) Room: DePaul Center 8011
11:00 am – 12:15 pm
Lunch on your own A flyer with suggested restaurants will be available
12:15 – 2:00 pm
Opening session Room: DePaul 8005
  • Welcome remarks: Amber Settle and Terry Steinbach
  • Best paper awards: Deborah Boisvert
  • Supporter introductions: Stephen J. Zilora
  • Keynote: Education and Entrepreneurs: From University to “Shark Tank”, Mike Shannon, Packback
Session A B C
2:00 – 3:00 pm Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Bonnie Kang

Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Loreen M. Powell
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Baijian (Justin) Yang
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 1
Paper: Serious Toys: Introducing Sensors and Sensor Networks in Pre-collegiate Classrooms Yvon Feaster, Clemson University; Jiannan Zhai, Jason Hallstrom, Florida Atlantic University
Paper: University of Cincinnati and Saint Ursula Academy Partnership: Introducing Female High School Students to the Field of Information Technology Jen Fritz, SoIT, CECH, University of Cincinnati; Tom Wulf, SoIT, CECH, University of Cincinnati; Margie Matthews, St. Ursula Academy; Jim Scott, SoIT, CECH, University of Cincinnati
Paper: The Innovation Diffusion Paradox in Undergraduate Information Technology Student Outcomes Bill Dafnis, Capella University
Paper: Students Want to Create Apps Ilenia Fronza, Free University of Bolzano; Nabil El Ioini, Free University of Bolzano; Luis Corral, Free University of Bolzano
Paper: IT Capstone Course Structure for Success Richard Helps, Brigham Young University; Joseph Ekstrom, Brigham Young University; Barry Lunt, Brigham Young University
Paper: Lab on a Stick Ronny Bull, Utica College; Peter Shipman, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
3:00 – 3:10 pm
Break Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8005
3:10 – 3:30 pm
Sponsor Spotlight: Illinois Institute of Technology Room: DePaul Center 8010
3:30 – 5:00 pm Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Dale Rowe
Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: RIIT/SIGITE
Chair: Bill Paterson
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 2
Paper: Cell Phone Forensics Bryan Goda, UWT; John Bair, Tacoma PD; Charles Costarella, University of Washington Tacoma
Paper: Cyber Education: A Multi-Level, Multi-Discipline Approach Edward Sobiesk, EECS, USMA; Jean Blair, USMA; Gregory Conti, USMA; Michael Lanham, USMA; Howard Taylor, USMA
Paper: The Development of a Longitudinal Security Case Study Susan Lincke, University of Wisconsin-Parkside; Stephen Hawk, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Panel: Towards a Better Understanding of the Different Computing Disciplines Randy Connolly, Mount Royal University; Barry Lunt, Brigham Young University; Janet Miller, Mount Royal University; Loreen Powell, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Paper: Framework for Autonomous Movement of Drones Mark Milhouse, Illinois Institute of Technology
Paper: Information Technology Research in the Academy: Insights from Theses and Dissertations Sung Kim, Brigham Young University; Derek Hansen, Brigham Young University; Richard Helps, Brigham Young University
Lightning talk: Evolution of Cybersecurity Issues in Small Businesses Debasis Bhattacharya, University of Hawaii Maui
Lightning talk: FOSS Artifacts for Evaluating Students on Team Projects Heidi J.C. Ellis, Western New England University; Stoney Jackson, Western New England University; Gregory W. Hislop, Drexel University
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Conference Reception Room: DePaul Center Terrace and DePaul Center North Cafe

 

Friday, October 2, 2015
7:30 – 8:30 am
Continental Breakfast Room: Hallway outside DePaul Center 8005
Session A B C
8:30 – 10:00 am Conference: SIGITE
Chair: James Rutherfoord
Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: RIIT
Chair: Ratan Guha
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 3
Paper: Learning Object-Oriented Programming in Python: Toward an Inventory of Difficulties and Testing Pitfalls Craig S. Miller, DePaul University; Amber Settle, DePaul University; John Lalor, DePaul University
Paper: A Hybrid Model for Teaching Recursion Davide Fossati, Carnegie Mellon University; Omar AlZoubi, Carnegie Mellon University; Barbara Di Eugenio, University of Illinois at Chicago; Nick Green, University of Illinois at Chicago; Mehrdad Alizadeh, University of Illnois at Chicago; Rachel Harsley, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lightning talk: “Beauty and the Beast”: Effects of K-12 Implementation in the Philippines on Computing Education Rex Bringula, University of the East
Lightning talk: Flipping a Flipped Approach: Online Techniques In-Person Michael Jonas, UNH Manchester
Panel: ACM/IEEE-CS Information Technology Curriculum 2017: A Status Update (SIGITE15-IT2017-Panel) Mihaela Sabin, University of New Hampshire; Hala Alrumaih, IMSIU; John Impagliazzo, Hofstra University; Barry Lunt, Brigham Young University; Cara Tang, Portland Community College; Ming Zhang, Peking University
Paper: Certification with Multiple Signatures Xinli Wang, Michigan Tech University; Yan Bai, University of Washington Tacoma; Lihui Hu, Michigan Technological University
Paper: An Open-Source Honeynet Systems to Study System Banner Message Effects on Hackers Mark Stockman, University of Cincinnati; Robert Heile, University of Cincinnati; Robert Heile, University of Cincinnati; Anthony Rein, University of Cincinnati
Paper: A Study on Botnets Utilizing DNS Baijian Yang, Purdue University; Nicole Hands, Raymond Hansen
10:00 – 10:30 am
Break Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8005
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Xinli Wang
Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: RIIT
Chair: Ed Sobiesk
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 4
Paper: Systems Administration at the Graduate Level: Defining the Undefined Dale Rowe, Brigham Young University; Samuel Moses, Brigham Young University; Laura Wilkinson, Brigham Young University
Paper: Pillars of Analytics Applied in MS Degree in Information Sciences and Technologies Jai Kang, Rochester Institute of Technology; Edward Holden, Rochester Institute of Technology; Qi Yu, Rochester Institute of Technology
Paper: The Challenges of Information and Communications Technology Education in Sub-Saharan Africa Russell McMahon, University of Cincinnati
Panel: Experiential Learning Business/Industry and Education Wants and Needs Chuck Winer, Purdue University Calumet; Barbara Nicolai, Purdue University, Calumet; David Nevill, BeulahWorks, LLC; Carl Hansen, American Technical Publishers, Inc.
Paper: Defending your Android app Felipe Sierra, Illinois Institute of Technology; Anthony Ramirez, Illinois Institute of Technology
Paper: Secure and Smart Media Sharing Based on a Novel Mobile Device-to-Device Communication Framework with Security and Procedures Sambasivam Ramasubra, University of Washing, Tacoma; Sam Chung, Southern Illinois University; Seungwan Ryu, Chung-Ang University; Ling Ding, Facebook Seattle
Lightning talk: Validating the Assessment Metrics for Mobile Health Apps: Preliminary Outcomes from a Pilot Study Chi Zhang, Kennesaw State University; Xihui (Paul) Zhang, University of North Alabama; Richard Halstead-Nussloch, Kennesaw State University
Lightning talk: Developing Automated Input Generator for Android Mobile Device to Evaluate Malware Behavior Tae Oh, Rochester Institute of Technology; Shobhit Dutia, Rochester Institute of Technology
12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lunch Room: DePaul Center North Cafe
1:30 – 2:15 pm
Poster Session Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8002
Programming in Scratch and Mathematics: Augmenting Your Geometry Curriculum, Today! Klaus-Tycho Förster, ETH Zurich
Practical Experiences for IT Students in Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software Projects Heidi Ellis, Western New England University; Gregory Hislop, Drexel University
Work in Progress: Programming is a SNAP! Increasing Knowledge and Interest in Computer Science Hannah Leleux, Alexander Strong, Timothy Holcombe, Greg Yera, Timothy Gonzales, and Colin Smith, STAIRSTEP at Lamar University
Work in Progress: Improving the Performance of the Radial Basis Function Network Alexander Strong, STAIRSTEP, Lamar University; Logan Smith, STAIRSTEP, Lamar University; Tim Gonzales, STAIRSTEP, Lamar University
Work in Progress: Machine Learning in Robotics Greg Yera, Hannah Leleux, Alexander Strong, Timothy Holcombe, Colin Smith, Timothy Gonzales, STAIRSTEP,  Lamar University
A Comparison between the ACM/IEEE Computer Science 2013 Curriculum Guidelines and the Information Technology 2008 Curriculum Guidelines Russell McMahon, University of Cincinnati
2:15 – 2:45 pm
Break Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8005
2:45 – 3:05 pm
Sponsor Spotlight: Oracle Room: DePaul Center 8010
3:15 – 4:45 pm Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Michael Stinson
Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: RIIT
Chair: Amos Olagunju
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 5
Paper: Practicing and Evaluating Soft Skills in IT Capstone Projects Guangzhi Zheng, Kennesaw State University; Chi Zhang, Kennesaw State University; Lei Li, Kennesaw State University
Paper: Industry-Emulated Projects in the Classroom Stephen Zilora, Rochester Institute of Technology
Lightning talk: Workedoout Examples in a Computer Science Intelligent Tutoring System Barbara Di Eugenio, University of Illinois at Chicago; Nick Green, University of Illinois at Chicago; Omar AlZoubi, Carnegie Mellon University; Mehrdad Alizadeh, University of Illinois Chicago; Rachel Harsley, University of Illinois at Chicago; Davide Fossati, Carnegie Mellon University
Panel: Information Technology and Computer Science Programs: How Do We Relate? Bonnie MacKellar, St. John’s University; Gregory Hislop, Drexel University; Mihaela Sabin, University of New Hampshire; Amber Settle, DePaul University
Paper: A Man-in-the-Middle Attack against OpenDayLight SDN controller Michael Brooks, Purdue University; Baijian Yang, Purdue University
Paper: MP3 Steganography Techniques Yalinne Castelan, Illinois Institute of Technology; Ben Khodja, Illinois Institute of Technology
Paper: Studying the Effect of Multi-Query Functionality on a Correlation-Aware SQL-To-MapReduce Translator Thivviyan Amirthalingam, Purdue University; John Springer, Purdue University
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Community College Reception sponsored by the ACM Committee for Computing Education in Community Colleges (CCECC) Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8005

 

saturday, October 3, 2015
8:00 – 9:00 am
Continental Breakfast Room: Hallway outside of DePaul Center 8005
Session A B C
9:00 – 10:30 am Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Karen Patten

Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Bob Carlson
Room: DePaul Center 8011
Session 6
Paper: Evaluating a Linked-courses Learning Community for Development Majors Amber Settle, DePaul University; John Lalor, DePaul University; Terry Steinbach, DePaul University
Paper: CS/IT OER – Availability, Discoverability and Use Christo Dichev, Winston-Salem State University
Paper: The CCL-Parallax Programmable Badge Corey Brady, Northwestern University; David Weintrop, Northwestern University; Ken Gracey, Parallax, Inc.; Gabby Anton, Northwestern University; Uri Wilensky, Northwestern University
Panel: Rebirth of an IT Degree Program to Create Your Future Again Sam Chung, Southern Illinois University; Tom Imboden, Southern Illinois University; Belle Woodward, Southern Illinois University; Andrey Soares, Southern Illinois University; Nancy Martin, Southern Illinois University
Paper: Theoretical Research Project vs. Hands-on Project in a Network Management Course Te-Shun Chou, East Carolina University; Evan Hoke, East Carolina University
Paper: A Preliminary Investigation of Container-Based Virtualization in Information Technology Education Keyuan Jiang, Purdue University Calumet; Qunhao Song, Purdue University Calumet
Paper: Motivating and Prioritizing Ongoing Student Feedback During MOOCs and Large on-Campus Courses using Collaborative Filtering Mo Zhou, UC-Berkeley; Alison Cliff, UC-Berkeley; Sanjay Krishnan, UC-Berkeley; Brandie Nonnecke, UC-Berkeley; Camille Crittenden, UC-Berkeley; Kanji Uchino, Fujitsu Laboratories of America; Ken Goldberg, UC-Berkeley
10:40 – 11:40 am Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Barry Lunt

Room: DePaul Center 8009
Conference: SIGITE
Chair: Becky Rutherfoord
Room: DePaul Center 8010
Session 7
Paper: Hands-on Exercises for IT Security Education Xinli Wang, Michigan Techological University; Yan Bai, University of Washington Tacoma; Guy Hembroff, Michigan Technological University
Paper: The Cyber Education Project and IT IAS Curriculum Joseph Ekstrom, Brigham Young University; Jessica Richards, Brigham Young University
Paper: Usability Evaluation: Learning When Method Findings Converge — And When They Don’t Craig Miller, DePaul University
11:45 am – 12:00 pm
Closing session Room: DePaul Center 8005
12:00 – 2:00 pm
Conference post-mortem/planning for Executive and Conference Committees Room: DePaul Center 8005