SIGCSE 2008 Workshop


Teaching and Building Humanitarian Open Source Software
2008 SIGCSE Workshop


  • Ralph Morelli, Trinity College
  • Trishan de Lanerolle, Trinity College
  • Heidi Ellis, Trinity College
  • Norman Danner, Wesleyan University
  • Janardhan Iyengar, Connecticut College

Online Evaluation Form

Introduction (Ralph, 20 min)

A Typical Web-based Development Environment (Heidi, Norman 20 min)

Download and Install (Trishan and Norman, 10 min)

Break (10 min)

Warm up Exercises (Jana 30 min)

VMOSS (Sahana) Volunteer Management System (Ralph, Trishan 45 min)

Wrap Up Discussion (All, 45 min.)

  • The SoftHum Project (Heidi)
  • Pedagogical Issues??
  • Applications to CS curriculum??
  • Spring 2009 Curriculum Workshop
  • Starting a Project at Your School