Robert Hellenga will be reading from Blues Lessons and performing at a special blues-themed event—“Let the Blues Be Your Muse”—on Sunday May 20, 7 PM, at Water Street Studios in Batavia, IL.
Tim Kasser (Psychology) recently gave a public talk on “Media and Children’s Well-being” as part of the Cuba, Illinois school district’s observation of Screen-free Week (http://www.screenfree.org).
The publication If Memory Serves: Towards Designing and Evaluating a Game for Teaching Pointers to Undergraduate Students authored by Monica M. McGill (Computer Science), Chris Johnson, James Atlas, Durell Bouchard, Chris Messom, Ian Pollock, and Michael James Scott was recently published. The publication appeared in the conference proceedings for the Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education conference (ITiCSE) by the Association of Computing Machinery. The article covers the design and prototype development of the game If Memory Serves, which is designed to introduce computer science students to the programming concept of pointers. More information can be found at ifmemoryserves.org.