Dave Largent

Dave Largent

Associate Lecturer of Computer Science

Curriculum Vitae

Phone:765-285-8641

Room:RB 375


Education

  • M.S., Computer Science, Ball State University, 2010

Professional Specializations

  • Business computer applications
  • Pedagogy
  • Group stages of development
  • Diversity and Inclusivity

Industry Experience

  • Information Services Manager, Townsend Tree Service Co., Inc., 1988-2007
  • Systems Analysis Supervisor, Townsend Tree Service Co., Inc., 1984-1988
  • Computer Programmer, Townsend Tree Service Co., Inc., 1979-1984

Recognitions

Additional Responsibilities

  • Faculty Advisor, Golden Key International Honour Society
  • CCSC:MW 2016 & 2017, Conference Chair
  • Member, Indiana Higher Education Advisory Board for K-12 Computer Science

Sampling of Recent Scholarly Activity

PUBLICATIONS - REFEREED

Journal Article

Largent, D. (2019) Using an Art Show in CS1 to Spark Interest in Computer Science. In Proceedings of the
50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
. ACM, New York, NY, USA,
1281-1281

 

Journal Article

Zimmermann, P., Stallings, L., Pierce, R., & Largent, D. (2018). Classroom Interaction
Redefined: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Moving Beyond Traditional Classroom Spaces to Promote
Student Engagement
. In Journal of Learning Spaces, 7(1). ISSN 21586195. University of North Carolina at
Greensboro, Greensboro NC.

 

Book Chapter
Largent, D. L. (2018). Highlight your student’s work: Art show (but not by artists)! In C. Sweet, H. Blythe, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with High-Impact Practices: A Step-By-Step Guide (pp. 132-134). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

 

Book Chapter
Gestwicki, P. V., Largent, D. L. (2018). Improving course plans via standardized committee review. In C. Sweet, H. Blythe, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with High-Impact Practices: A Step-By-Step Guide (pp. 13-14). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

 

Book Chapter
Largent, D. L. (2018). Team work does not have to be a bad thing. In C. Sweet, H. Blythe, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with High-Impact Practices: A Step-By-Step Guide (pp. 63-65). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

 

Book Chapter
Hall, S. S., Largent, D. L., Vercellotti, M. L. (2017). Building Institutional Support for SoTL. It Works for Me with SoTL: A Step-By-Step Guide (pp. 56-58). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

 

Book Chapter
Largent, D. L. (2017). Try out your new pedagogy. Find out if it works. Share it with the world. Hold on! Not so fast... In H. Blythe, C. Sweet, & R. Carpenter (Eds.), It Works for Me with SoTL: A Step-By-Step Guide (pp. 58-60). Stillwater, OK: New Forums Press.

 

Journal Article
Largent, D. L. (2016). Measuring and Understanding Team Development by Capturing Self-assessed Enthusiasm and Skill LevelsACM Transactions on Computing Education 16(2), 27.

Related Links

Faculty-maintained Website

CS 120 Semi-Annual Art Show

CS4MS: Computer Science for Middle Schoolers 

Blog

LinkedIN Page

Google Scholar Page

 


Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Comp Sci 1: Prog Fun 120 1 0930 - 1045 T RB, room 355
Comp Sci 1: Prog Fun 120 1 1000 - 1050 M W F RB, room 355
Advanced Programming 222 1 1300 - 1350 M W F BB, room 109
Advanced Programming 222 2 1530 - 1645 T R RB, room 122
Independent Study 499 2 1230 - 1345 T R RB, room 368
Inquiries in Physica 296 2 1415 - 1615 F
Inquiries in Physica 296 2 1600 - 1830 W BB, room 109