Laurie White

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This paper reports a case series of families participating in Integrated Family Treatment, a home-based parent training and family support program for parents with severe psychiatric disabilities. All 8 families who entered the program over 6 months were followed for 1 year. Seven families remained in treatment for more than 10 months and rated the program(More)
Thirty teams competed last February in the Seventeenth Annual ACM Scholastic Programming Contes t Finals sponsored by AT&T EasyLink Services . The Contest Finals occurred in conjunction with the annual ACM Computer Science Conference in Kansas City . Twenty-two teams were from the U .S . International participants included teams from Canada, Australia, New(More)
For over 10 years, MACLISP has supported a variety of projects at M.I.T.'s Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, and the Laboratory for Computer Science (formerly Project MAC). During this time, there has been a continuing development of the MACLISP system, spurred in great measure by the needs of MACSYMA development. Herein are reported, in a mosiac,(More)
This panel will describe several points of view and experiences in dealing with “non-traditional” computing science students by offering several definitions and descriptions of the non-traditional student, by describing programs and curricula designed to meet their needs, and experiences and challenges presented by these populations of students.(More)
The Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre developed as a result of the merger of the five adult hospitals in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The merge involved 7000 staff members, 2700 of whom were nursing staff. Although mergers are becoming relatively common amongst health care organizations, there is a paucity of information in the literature to describe such(More)
The Advanced Placement Computer Science curriculum has used case studies since 1995. For the 2008 examination, the APCS curriculum introduced the GridWorld Case Study. Students who have grown up in a world of computers want to be able to do something more exciting than compute the average of a list of numbers or the price of an order in their initial(More)
The objective of this special session is to provide an opportunity for computer science educators, at both the college and high school level, to provide input to the AP CS Development Committee as it refines the curriculum for the A course in light of the elimination of the AB exam. The input and active participation of educators attending this special(More)
Social media has been an increasingly popular aspect of person-to-person communication. Twitter, a Web site that allows users to inform people about the happenings in their life using a minute amount of text (140 characters), has received much publicity for its usage. From a media and business point of view, Twitter has made a home in the professional(More)
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