Andrea Taylor


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 2015)
(by Appointment Only)

Office Phone:
+1 (212) 346-1009


MS, Pace University, 2000

Information Systems

BBA, Pace University, 1984

Management Information Systems

Scheduled Courses

Fall 2015:
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing
  • CIS 101: Introduction to Computing -CAP
  • CIS 102: Prblm Solving Using LEGO Rbtcs
  • CIS 102: Prblm Solving Using LEGO Rbtcs

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  • 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;


    • Pace University Activism [Generation Citizen at Pace University presents A Gallery: Pace University Activism]
      Generation Citizen at Pace University,, Generation Citizen at Pace University, New York, NY


    • Feather-Gannon, S., Coppola, J., Daniels, C. H., Hale, N., Mosley, P. & 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.


    • Taylor, A. (2015, March 28). Full STEAM Ahead: Taking Our Talents to the Top! . Building & Programming LEGO Robotics. Delta Rho Omega. the Brooklyn Alumnae chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, in partnership with the Ivy Rose Foundation and the New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering, Brooklyn, NY
    • Taylor, A. S., Coppola, J., Daniels, C., Mosley, P. & , 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


    • Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems [Attendee, Meeting]
    • IT NY Faculty Committee [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: provide input as needed
    • 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


    • Seidenberg Executive Faculty Council [Committee Member]
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: represent the interests and concerns of the CSIS Faculty
    • Seidenberg Faculty Council Meetings [Committee Chair]
      Desc: Nominations Committee Chair
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: request nominations from all CSIS faculty, facilitate elections, distribute election results, provide bylaws information
    • Seidenberg Faculty Council Meetings [Committee Member]
      Desc: Bylaws Committee member
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: review current bylaws, provide bylaws information to CSIS faculty, amend bylaws as necessary
    • Women in Technology initiative [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: provided input and support during the initial stages of development
    • Pace Preview Weekend [Other]
      Desc: presentation topic: “Hacking the Cloud: Are Your Files Safe?”
    • 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


    • NY Faculty Council [Committee Member]
      Desc: CAP Advisory Committee member
    • Grantsmanship Workshop [Attendee, Meeting]
      Desc: offered by Office of Sponsored Research
    • 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


    • DIVAS for Social Justice [Workshop Facilitator, Teacher]
      Desc: the organization incorporates technology as they explore various social justice issues, introduce LEGO Robotics to minority youth in her urban community, by teaching in the organization’s after school and summer camp programs
      Committee's Key Accomplishments: expose minority youth to technology and the experience of competing in the FIRST FLL LEGO Robotics Tournaments
    • 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.