8:30Breakfast and informal meeting (for those who can make it)
9:30Welcome (Qasem)
9:35Chairs message (Shi)
9:45Overview of early-and-often approach to teaching PDC to undergraduates (Qasem) [slides]
10:40Teaching a PDC module in a lower-level undergraduate class: Introduction to Parallel Computing Module: B (Burtscher) [slides]
1:30Participant presentations (Qasem moderator)
  • Linda F. Wilson, Texas Lutheran University
  • Carolyn L. Golden, Huston-Tillotson University
  • Philip Schielke, Concordia University
  • Djaffer Ibaroudene, St. Mary's University
  • Robert Strader, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Jacob Schrum, Southwestern University
  • Lin Li, Prairie View A&M University
2:30Parallel computing teaching resource overview (Qasem) [slides]
3:00Interactive curriculum planning session
  • Participants split up into groups and paired with workshop organizers
  • Come up with a plan for integrating PDC modules in curriculum
  • Draw out plan for support during implementation period
4:30Assessment (Peng)


Jun '15: Qasem speaks at HPC Workshop at Prairiw View A & M

Oct '14: Paper accepted at SIGCSE15

Oct '14: Short paper accepted at EduHPC14 (co-located with SC14)

Aug '14: First regional workshop held at Texas State

May '14: Call for participation in first regional workshop

Mar '14: Qasem serves as penelist in SIGCSE special session on PDC

Nov '13: Poster presented at Supercomputing conference

Sep '13: Paper accepted at EduPDHPC13

Aug '13: Qasem participates in CSinParallel Four Corners Workshop

Jul '13: Qasem receives Early Adopter grant

Mar '13: Qasem presents at NSF Showcase at SIGCSE13

Jan '13: Five new modules implemented

Aug '12: Burtscher receives Early Adopter grant


Apan Qasem (PI)
Department of Computer Science
Texas State University
601 University Dr
San Marcos, TX 78666

Office: Comal 307A
Phone: (512) 245-0347
Fax: (512) 245-8750
E-mail: apan "AT" txstate · edu