Lori L. Pollock
Computer and Information Sciences


Fall 2017

CISC 879 Text Analysis for Software Engineering


Spring 2017

CISC 667 Communication Skills for CS Researchers (3 credits)

Mentored experience in writing computer science research papers, proposals, and dissertations through focused writing exercises and critiques. Practice in developing and presenting elevator talks, research posters, conference and thesis defense presentations, and research interview talks.

Prerequisites: Permission of Instructor. One semester of computer science research experience with an advisor and a current research project. This course is open to graduate and undergraduate.s

Limit: 10 students


Winter 2017

Study Abroad in New Zealand with CISC - Apply by April 20, 2016

Fall 2016

  • EGGG101
  • CISC 471/672
  • CISC 357
  • The seminar I attend: SIGSYS
Note: Starting Fall 2016, all of my course materials are on sakai.

CS Education Publications

  • Chrystalla Mouza, Alison Marzocchi, Yi-Cheng Pan, Lori Pollock, Development, Implementation and Outcomes of an Equitable Computer Science After-School Program: Findings from Middle-School Students," Journal of Research on Technology in Education (JRTE), 2016.
  • Chrystalla Mouza, Alison Marzocchi, Yi-Cheng Pan, Lori Pollock, "Equitable Computer Science Teaching: Implementation and Outcomes from Middle School Students", American Educational Research Annual Meeting, 2016.
  • Chrystalla Mouza, Lori Pollock, Kathleen Pusecker, Kevin Guidry, Ching-Yi Yeh, James Atlas, Terry Harvey, Evaluation and Reflection on a Three-Pronged Approach to Professional development for CS Principles," ACM SIGCSE Computer Science Education, 2016.
  • Lori Pollock, Chrystalla Mouza, James Atlas, Terry Harvey, Field Experiences in Teaching Computer Science: Course Organization and Reflections, " ACM SIGCSE Computer Science Education Conference (SIGCSE), March 2015.
  • Chrystalla Mouza, Yi-Cheng Pan, Lori Pollock, James Atlas and Terry Harvey., Partner4CS: Bringing Computational Thinking to Middle School Through Game Design," FabLearn Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education, Oct 2014.
  • Richard Burns, Lori Pollock, and Terry Harvey, \Integrating Hard and Soft Skills: Software Engineers Serving Middle School Teachers," ACM SIGCSE Computer Science Education, (SIGCSE), February 2012.
  • Lori Pollock, Terry Harvey, ``Combining Multiple Pedagogies to Boost Learning and Enthusiasm," 16th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. June 2011.
  • Lori Pollock, Kathy McCoy, Sandra Carberry, Namratha Hundigopal, and Xiaoxin You. ``Increasing High School Girls' Self Confidence and Awareness of CS through a Positive Summer Experience." ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, pp. 185--189. March 2004.
  • Lori Pollock, ``Integrating an Intensive Experience with Communication Skills Development into a Computer Science Course," ACM SIGCSE 2001, February 2001.
  • Lori Pollock and Mike Jochen, ``Making Parallel Programming Accessible to Inexperienced Programmers through Cooperative Learning," ACM SIGCSE 2001, February 2001.

Study Abroad Courses

Graduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses

  • 436 Smith Hall, Computer and Information Sciences  •   University of Delaware  •   Newark, DE 19716  •   USA
    Phone: 302-831-1953  •  Fax: 302-831-8458 •  E-mail: my last name@cis.udel.edu