David Sachs
Professor

E-mail: dsachs@pace.edu

School/College:
  • Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems

Department(s):
  • Information Technology West

Primary Location:
Goldstein Academic Center 324

Office Hours: (Spring 2014)
Tuesday
(by Appointment Only)
11:00AM-2:30PM
Thursday
(by Appointment Only)
11:00AM-2:30PM

Office Phone:
+1-914-422-4466

Education

EdD, Columbia University, Teachers College, 1978
Educational Administration

M.Ed., Columbia University, Teachers College, 1977
Educational Administration

MA, New York University, 1970
English

BA, Colgate University, 1969
Philosophy

Scheduled Courses

Spring 2014:
  • PAA 690: Practicum
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIS 133: Social Media

View All Courses Taught
  • AIT 103: Online Seminar
  • AIT 107: Cmptr Applctns for Tlcmnctns
  • AIT 109: Broadband Essentials
  • AIT 111: AC/DC Electrical Circuits
  • AIT 113: Solid State Devices & Circuits
  • AIT 120: Bus & Tchncl Comm for Telecom
  • AIT 170: Basic Telephony & Voice Comm
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Access
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Excel
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Pwrpt
  • AIT 196: Adv PC Applctn/Telecom: Word
  • AIT 223: Dgtl & Mcrprcssr Fndmntls
  • AIT 231: Cabling Technology
  • AIT 235: Sgnl Transmissions for Telecom
  • AIT 241: Data Transmission Systems
  • AIT 245: Data & Emrgng Comm Technlgy
  • AIT 371: Fiber Optics
  • AIT 381: Emerging Broadband Tchnlgy
  • AIT 382: Voice Over IP Technologies
  • AIT 383: Emerging Wireless Technologies
  • CHE 105: Consumer Chemistry
  • CIS 102: Tpc: Intro to Project Manager
  • CIS 133: Social Media
  • CIT 335: Creating w/the Interactive Web
  • CIT 481: Cpstn in Infrmtn Tchnlgy
  • CIT 490: Independent Study in Infor Tec
  • COM 221: Professional Communication
  • DCS 860: Topic: Assistive Technology
  • DCS 861: Scl Ntwrkng Opprtnts & Chllngs
  • ENG 110: Composition
  • ENG 120: Critical Writing
  • HIS 113: Wealth and American Culture
  • INT 196: Integrity Issues in Telecom
  • INT 196: Prior Learning Assessment
  • INT 196: Telecom Wrkrs/20th Cen Lbr His
  • IT 603: Overview of Infrmtn Security
  • IT 605: Database Management Systems
  • IT 607: System Dvlpmnt & Prjct Mgmnt
  • LIT 196: Tpc: Amer Det Fiction-Nactel
  • LIT 200: Global Crossings: Nactel
  • LIT 343: Contemporary Amrcn Literature
  • MAT 125: Technical Math 1
  • MGT 323: Orgnzl Bhvr & Virtual Entrprs
  • OIS 090: Topic: Academic Skills Sem (C)
  • PAA 690: Practicum
  • PSY 196: Topics in Psychology
  • PSY 256: Psy of Persnal Adjstmnt
  • PSY 323: Psychology of Learning
  • SCI 150: Astronomy
  • SOC 113: Dynamics of Change
  • TS 090: Tpc: Academic Skill Semnr
  • TS 313: Multimedia Applctn / Mcrcmptr
  • TS 314: Computer Operating Systems
  • TS 333: Plng Dsgn Implmtn & Evltn
  • TS 341: Networking Technologies
  • TS 351: Cmptr Hrdwre: Trblesht / Mntnc
  • TS 410: Innvtv Tech for Complex Issues

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    • Association for Computing Machinery

    Contract, Grants, and Sponsored Research

    • Mobile Safety Summit [Grant]
      Thinkfinity, Verizon Foundation , Pace University , $1,125.00
      Funded, 2011
    • The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $250,000.00
      Funded,Local Recruitment Efforts and Improved Student Support Services 2007
    • The Verizon Foundation [Grant]
      Verizon Communication, Inc. , Pace University , $5,000.00
      Funded,continued support of "Providing Technology Information and Assistance to Westchester County" 2007
    • Sloan Cable Grant [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $45,000.00
      Funded,NACTEL-like Program Development for Cable Industry 2004
    • Telecommunications courses [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $500,000.00
      Funded,Development of credit and non-credit bearing telecommunications courses to be taught asynchronously 1998
    • Telecommunications courses [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $207,230.00
      Funded,Development of credit and non-credit bearing telecommunications courses to be taught asynchronously 1996
    • Telecommunications courses [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $207,230.00
      Funded,Development of credit and non-credit bearing telecommunications courses to be taught asynchronously 1995
    • Telecommunications courses [Grant]
      Alfred P. Sloan Foundation , Pace University , $25,000.00
      Funded,Development of credit and non-credit bearing telecommunications courses to be taught asynchronously 1994

    Publications

    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Submitted]
      An Ethnographic Pilot Study Exploring the Future ELearning
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Pace University and Blended Learning – Forging New Partnerships at Home and Abroad
      Proceedings of the 12th Annual Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 2007
    • Technical Report [Published]
      The D.P.S. in Computing Program, A View from the Start and an Assessment Following Its Fifth Year
      CSIS Technical Report , October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1 2005
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Developing a Professional Doctorate in Computing: A Fifth Year Assessment
      ACM SIGCSE Bulletin, Inroads , December 1 2004
    • Technical Report [Published]
      Lessons from the ALN Home Front: Observations from Pace University's 2003 NACTEL Graduates about Online Learning and the Relation of those Comments to Educational Learning Theory
      CSIS Technical Report , November 1 2003
    • Journal Article, Academic Journal [Published]
      Pace University's Focus on Student Satisfaction with Serinces in Online Education
      Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 2003
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Doctor of Professional Studies in Computing: An Innovative Professional Doctoral Program
      Proceedings of the 19th Annual Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2002 , November 1 2001
    • Journal Article, Public or Trade Journal [Published]
      An Asynchronous Distance Learning Course in Data Communications and Networks
      SIGCSE Bulletin , December 1 1999
    • Technical Report [Published]
      An Asynchronous Distance-Learning Course in Data Communications and Networks
      CSIS Technical Report , June 1 1999
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      The 7 Keys To Effective Web Sites , December 31 1997
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Hands-On Netscape, A Tutorial and Video for Windows Users , December 31 1996
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Hands-On Mosaic, A Tutorial for Windows Users , December 31 1995
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Instant Internet With Websurfer , December 31 1995
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Westchester Online Project: Building Business Partnerships Through the Internet
      Proceedings of the Information Resource Management Association , May 1 1995
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Discovering Microsoft Works 3.0 , December 31 1994
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Hands-On Internet, A Beginning Guide for PC Users , December 31 1994
    • Working Paper [Published]
      Graduate Computer Education in India and the United States: First Steps in International Collaboration
      Proceedings of the Twenty-Second Annual IBSCA Conference , July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 1 1994
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Graduate Computer Education in India and the United States: First Steps in an International Collaboration
      Proceedings of the 1994 International Resource Management Association International Conference , May 1 1994
    • Other [Published]
      Graduate Computer Education in India and the United States: First Steps in International Collaboration
      Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Information Resources Management Association Conference , May 1 1994
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Graduate Telecommunications Program: The First Three Years
      Proceedings of IBSCA Conference , December 31 1993
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      The Graduate Telecommunications Program: The First Three Years
      Proceedings of the 1993 International Business Schools Computing Association Conference , August 1 1993
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Discovering Microsoft Works 2.0 , December 31 1992
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Graduate Education for Telecommunications Professionals: Some Hard Data on One Program's Long Term Impact
      Proceedings of NECC Conference , June 1 1992
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Mastering Microsoft Works: A Self-Teaching Guide , December 31 1990
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Discovering Microsoft Works for the IBM Personal Computer , December 31 1989
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Discovering Microsoft Works for the IBM Personal Computer: Projects, Applications & Exercises , December 31 1989
    • Book, Scholarly-New [Published]

      Discovering Microsoft Works for the IBM Personal Computer: Instructor's Manual with Transparency Masters , December 31 1989
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Computer Literacy: The Evolving Scene
      Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Conference Integrating Electronic Technology In the Information Age , April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 1 1989
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Technology Transfer Between Industry and University
      Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Technology and Education , March 1 1989
    • Conference Proceeding [Published]
      Designing Successful Training Programs
      Poceedings of the Twelfth Western Educational Computing Conference , November 1 1988

    PRESENTATIONS

    • 16th Annual Lilly Conference [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Oxford, OH
    • World Wide Web Advertising Seminar [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      New York, NY
    • ALN - International meeting [Other]
      Title: ALN Corporate SIG session
      SLOAN C, Orlando, FL
    • Sloan-C conference (Orlando): Featured Session presenter [Oral Presentation]
      Title: How the Other Half Learns: Innovative Trends in Corporate Online Learning
      Sloan-C conference (Orlando), Orlando FL
    • 9th Annual 2012 Sloan-C Blended Learning Conference and Workshop: Perfecting the Blend Title: An Ethnographic Study Exploring Workforce Trends in Developing and Delivering Blended and Online Education
    • Pace University - Best Practices Conference [Oral Presentation]
      Title: Top Online School Ranking – US News and World Report
      Pace, New York
    • The Tenth Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning [Other]
      Title: CIS101: Meeting the Chanllenges in a Blended Learning Course
      Orlando, FL
    • EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference [Other]
      Title: "Pace University: Transforming Learning and Teaching with Online Education"
      Baltimore, MD
    • The Eighth Sloan-C International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks [Other]
      Title: "Policies and Practices at Pace University: A Case Study"
      Orlando, FL
    • Technology Transfer Summit [Keynote/Plenary Address]
      Title:
      Columbia, Cornell, NYSTAR, State U of NY & Comm On Independent Colleges & Univ, Albany, NY
    • e-Business 4 Small Business Conference [Other]
      Title: Effective Web Site Design
      Las Vegas, NV
    • Information Systems Education Conference - ISECON 2000 [Other]
      Title: "Critical Success Factors in Distance Learning"
      Philadelphia, PA
    • FIPSE Conference [Other]
      Title: The Status of Online Testing
      San Francisco, California
    • Sixth International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks [Other]
      Title: Partnership Models - Providing Enhanced Student Support Services: Pace University, the NACTEL Project and the FIPSE Grant
      Adelphi, Maryland
    • CAEL '99 [Other]
      Title: Presented 'The NACTEL Project: An Outstanding Example of Business, Labor and Education Working Together'
      Seattle, WA
    • 5th International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks [Other]
      Title: Corporate Asynchronous Learning Network
      College Park, MD
    • Federal Training Technology Initiative [Other]
      Title: Led a workshop on 'NACTEL: Industry, Union and Academic Partnership'
      Washington, D.C.,
    • Third International Conference on Asynchronous Learning Networks [Other]
      Title: "Providing Telecommunications Education to Students Anytime, Anywhere"
    • Faculty Research Day - Dec 1997 [Other]
      Title: Panel on Distance Learning
      Pace University, Computer Science & Information Systems, Pleasantville, New York
    • EDUCOM '97 [Other]
      Title: "Providing Telecommunications Education to Students Anytime, Anywhere"
    • Fall Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "The 7 Keys to Effective Web Sites"
      New York, New York
    • Fall Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "Web Demographics"
      New York, New York
    • Summer Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "The 7 Keys to Effective Web Sites"
      Chicago, Ilinois
    • Summer Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "Web Demographics"
      Chicago, Ilinois
    • Cable Television Public Affairs Association Annual Conference [Other]
      Title: "Eyes on the Internet"
    • Canada Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "Search Engines for Your Intranet"
      Toronto, Canada
    • Spring Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "HTML for Beginners"
      Los Angeles, CA
    • Spring Internet World '97 [Other]
      Title: "The 7 Keys to Effective Web Sites"
      Los Angeles, CA
    • Asia Internet World '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Kuala Lumpur,
    • Canada Internet World '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Toronto, Canada
    • Fall Internet World '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      New York City, NY
    • Internet World Australia Pacific '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Sydney, Australia
    • Spring Internet World '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      San Jose, CA
    • Web Developer '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Chicago, IL
    • Web Developer Canada '96 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Vancouver, Canada
    • Fall Internet World '95 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Boston, MA
    • Fall Internet World '94 [Other]
      Title: Presentations and Workshops about the Internet, World Wide Web and Asynchronous Learning
      Washington, D.C.,