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Lisa M. Olivieri, SSJ, Ph.D.

Lisa M. Olivieri, SSJ, Ph.D.

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Associate Professor of Computer Science and Technology
Chair, Computer Science and Information Technology Department
St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., West Wing, SJ475
215.248.7092
Educational Background: 
  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University, 2004
  • B.S., Mathematics, Chestnut Hill College, 1985
  • M.S., Computer and Information Science, University of Delaware, 1995
Courses Taught: 
  • Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Computer Architecture and Logic Design
  • Research Methods
  • History, Trends, and Ethical Issues in CS
  • Professional Practices Seminar (Ghana, West Africa - Summer 2014 & 2015)
Scholarly Interests: 
  • Women in Technology and Computer Science
  • Curriculum for Introductory CS Courses
  • Technology Education for Religious Sisters in Africa
Service: 
  • Taught four-week workshop: “Computer Technology and Software Applications for Online Learning” for the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) in Kampala, Uganda – Summer 2007

  • Taught four-week workshop: “Computer Technology and Software Applications for Online Learning” for the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) in Nairobi, Kenya – Summer 2005

  • Taught two-week workshop: Web Development” for the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) in Jos, Nigeria – Summer 2010 and Summer 2013

  • Taught three-week course: “Computer Technology and Software Applications for Online Learning” for the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) in Kampala, Uganda – Summer 2007
  • Taught two-week workshops: Web Development” for the African Sisters Education Collaborative (ASEC) in Jos, Nigeria – Summer 2010 and Summer 2013

Maintain websites for several congregational entities:

  • Saint Joseph Village, McSherrystown, PA

  • Bethlehem Village, Flourtown, PA

  • Cecilian Village, McSherrystown, PA

  • Change for Global Change

Selected Publications: 

Olivieri, L., & Ryan, M. (2015). Kathleen McNulty Mauchly Antonelli, Computer Pioneer. In M. Conn & T. McGuire (Eds.), Sisterly Love - Women of Note in Pennsylvania History (pp. 157-166). Lanham, Maryland: Hamilton Books.

Dee Gudmundsen, Lisa Olivieri, and Namita Sarawagi. 2011. Using visual logic©: three different approaches in different courses - general education, CS0, and CS1. The Journal of Computing Science in Colleges. 26, 6 (June 2011), 23–29.

Olivieri, L.M. (2005). High school environments and girls' interest in computer science. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 37(2), 85–89.

Olivieri, L.M. (2005). High school environments and girls' interest in computer science. ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, 37(2), 85–88.

 

 

Selected Presentations and Workshops: 

Dee Gudmundsen, Lisa Olivieri, and Namita Sarawagi. 2012. Reducing the learning curve in an introductory programming course. Journal of Computing Science in Colleges. 27, 3 (January 2012), 158–159.

Dee Gudmundsen, Lisa Olivieri, and Namita Sarawagi. 2011. Learn how to use executable flowcharts to enhance learning in general education, CS0, and CS1 courses: tutorial presentation. Journal of Computing Science in Colleges. 26, 6 (June 2011), 107–109.

Lisa M. Olivieri. 2009. Using Visual Logic© to teach programming logic in an introductory CS course. Journal of Computing Science in Colleges. 24, 6 (June 2009), 146–148.

Other Academic Information: 

Invited by Cengage Learning Publishing Company to develop instructor materials for textbook: Programming Logic and Design by Joyce Farrell. Developed PowerPoint slides for fourth edition of the text, fall 2011