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Publications in VIVO

Sylvester, Roshanna Patricia Associate Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • early space age, history of childhood, technology and culture, STEM gender gap


selected publications


courses taught

  • CMCI 3000 - Special Topics in CMCI
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Investigates special topics in media, communication and information at the upper-division level. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours on different topics.
  • INFO 1101 - Computation in Society
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Introduces students to modern information and communication technology, the basic principles of software and programming, the fundamental role of algorithms in modern society, computational reasoning, the major organizations in the information sector and fundamental interactions between humans and information technology. Appropriate for students with limited prior experience with computing. Fulfills the CMCI computing requirement.
  • INFO 3101 - History of Computing and Information
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Focusing on two topics: the changing role of information in everyday life over time and the increasing role of information in disciplinary studies such as social science, engineering, computer science, mathematics, digital humanities. Examines information related academic disciplines, businesses, industries and technologies from multiple perspectives from the 17th century to the present.


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)