Andrea Taylor
Lecturer

E-mail: ataylor@pace.edu

School/College: Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems
Department(s): Information Technology NY
Primary Location: 163 William Street Room 348

Office Hours: (Fall 2014)
Tuesday, Thursday
(by Appointment Only)
12:30PM-1:30PM
Wednesday
(by Appointment Only)
1:00PM-3:00PM

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1009

Secondary Location: 163 William Street

Education

MS, Pace University, 2000

Information Systems

BBA, Pace University, 1984

Management Information Systems

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2014:
  • CIT 110: Intro to Inform Technology

View All Courses Taught
  • CIS 101: Cmptrs & Frnsc Scnce Lrng Pod
  • CIS 101: Cmptrs &Scl Rspnsblty Lrng Pod
  • CIS 101: Downtown New York
  • CIS 101: Downtown NY Learning Pod
  • CIS 101: Forensic Computing
  • CIS 101: Forensic Learning Pod
  • CIS 101: Intro to Cmptng (CAP) - LC
  • CIS 101: Intro. to Computing (CAP) - LC
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing - LC
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing -CAP
  • CIS 101: Social Rspnsblty Learning Pod
  • CIS 102: IT for Strtgc Comm. Planning
  • CIS 102: Prblm Solving Using LEGO Rbtcs
  • CIS 102: Web Dsgn for Non-Profit Org
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIT 110: Intro to Inform Technology
  • TS 095: Employment Preparation Sem I
  • TS 095: Employment Preparation Sem II
  • TS 105: Cmptrs for Human Empowerment
  • TS 210: Word Processing Applications
  • TS 212: Database Applications
  • Research Interests

    Service Learning; Systems Analysis and Design; Data Management;

    Publications

    • Feather-Gannon, S. & Taylor, A. (2013). The evolution of successful service-learning courses in the computing curriculum: from infancy to innovation. Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges. Vol 28 (Issue 6) , pages 109-116.
    • Lawler, J. & Taylor, A. (2010, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1). Community empowerment and service learning practices through computer science curricula of a major metropolitan university. The Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges. Vol 25 (Issue 04)

    PRESENTATIONS

    • Taylor, A. S. & , S. F. (2013, November 1). Read.Write.Act Virtual Conference 2013. Technology literacy for older adults through service learning. The Student Coalition for Action in Literacy Education (SCALE), Online
    • Taylor, A. (2010, November). Faculty Resource Network Symposium. Engaging students in the community and the world. Washington, DC
    • Taylor, A. (2010, June). National Conference on Volunteering and Service. Incorporating service-learning in higher education technology curriculum: development, implementation, and partnerships. NYC
    • Taylor, A. (2009, November). NITLE Conference. Global community service-learning partners: best practices utilizing technology as the tool for student learning.
    • Taylor, A. (2009, October). 25th Annual Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC). Community empowerment and service learning practices through computer science curricula of a major metropolitan university. Villanova University, Pennsylvania
    • Taylor, A. (2009, June). Developing a good heart in stem: the first summit on incorporating social justice and service-learning into the stem curriculum. Ithaca College,
    • Taylor, A. (2009, April). NEDSI Conference. Service learning in the computer science and information systems curriculum. Mohegan Sun
    • Taylor, A. (2009, February). Annual Meeting of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute (SE DSI), . Educating students on service leanring in schools of computer science and information services: successful techniques and tips. Charleston, SC
    • Taylor, A. (2008, October). NITLE Conference. The role of service-learning computing courses for all students: fostering community involvement. Swarthmore College,
    • Lawler, J. & Hill, J. (2008, March 28). Northeast Decision Sciences Institute – NEDSI Conference 2008. Community empowerment and servide learning practices through information systems and technologies in new york city. NEDSI, Brooklyn, NY
    • Taylor, A. (2005, October). Information Systems Education Conference 2005 (ISECON), Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP). Student reflection and reading reports in service learning: an analysis of a service learning course at pace university. Columbus, OH
    • Taylor, A. (2005, March). Trendsetters Network Conference. Pathways to engagement: asset-based community development. Pace University
    • Stix, A. & Epelbaum, S. S. (2000, November 9). Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000. 2000 conference. Philadelphia, PA
    • Taylor, A. (2000, October). Information Systems Education Conference 2000 (ISECON). Course technology and online education: a study of the impact on student learning”.. Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), , Philadelphia, PA

    Department Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [CSIS Student/Faculty Research Day]
    • New Student Orientation Sessions [Faculty Advisor]
      Desc: Met with new/potential CSIS students and their parents, presented department/university information, answered questions, met and spoke with other students & parents at CSIS table Presented Mock LEGO Robotics Class to new/potential CSIS students as a part of Pace Preview Weekend
    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Committee Member]
      Desc: I have served on both the ByLaws and Nominations Committee: sent out bylaws information and nominations instructions to all faculty; conferred with other committee member on electronic voting instructions
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Successful Chair and Vice Chair elections
    • CIS 101 Review Committee [Committee Member]
      Desc: Advised the committee chair and members based on historical course data, including benefits and challenges of various approaches to the course; participated in weekly teleconference meetings with other Pace department faculty members to devise a potential new course; helped devise new course schedule and new textbook selection
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: Course being taught in most sections includes an increase of 4 extra weeks of Excel, as requested by the Lubin faculty; ALICE programming instruction has been removed from the course, as requested by majority of CSIS faculty; new Excel textbook being used

    College Service

    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: I attend monthly meetings, vote on university issues and elections, self-nominated for committee representative position but did not win position

    University Service

    • Take Ous Daughters/Sons To Work Day [Activity Facilitator]
      Desc: Created LEGO Robotics activity for participants, included my Robotics students as mentors
    • Faculty Research Forum [Participant]
      Desc: Submitted research abstract; met monthly with other faculty members; met twice/month with Lubin faculty member writing partner; researched and wrote papers/assignments from assigned research textbook

    PUBLIC SERVICE

    • DIVAS for Social Justice [Teacher, Coach]
      Desc: As a Pace/CSIS faculty member, I taught LEGO Robotics and coached a FIRST FLL LEGO Robotics team, working with 7-14 year old children, through my volunteering with the CBO, DIVAS for Social Justice, a STEAM program based in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn and Laurelton, Queens. Students in the Summer STEAM Camp attended Pace University every Monday, made use of the computer lab, and enjoyed being a part of the Pace campus environment.