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  • Nifty Assignment -Cherry Pie

    Graduating Senior, Ryan Troyer, completed a Cherry Sundae game that runs on iPad and iPhones in Goshen College’s Mobile Apps course. In this game your objective is to accumulate as many points as possible. The points increase regularly as you play.

  • Learn How to Write Apps for the iPad

    Want to Learn How to Write Your Own iPad Apps? Enroll in Goshen College's: INFO 200 ( Informatics I) course this Fall. Course meets MWF 1 PM – 1:50PM.

  • Nifty Assignment-Text Mimicry

    In Programming I, John Miller wrote a program that mimics a piece of writing. The program reads in a text file containing the piece to be mimicked and then generates a "similar" piece of literature. John developed functions that would compose new stories or new poems based on the original text.

  • Nifty Assignment of the week

    This StarCraft II Wings of Liberty Sound Board was completed by Stuart Graber while studying Objective-C at Goshen College. It is a simple iPhone app where you press a button to play a short sound clip. It features sounds of Terrans, Protoss, and Zergs.

  • Nifty Assignment of the Week

    Lynn Osborne recently completed this game where a player attempts to save babies from a bunch of snakes that are about to eat them.

  • Goshen Students Design Cystic Fibrosis Website

    Connor Histand and Kyle Laker recently designed a web site for the Cystic Fibrosis Council in  Elkhart.  The Cystic Fibrosis Council provides educational, financial, nutritional and emotional support to people with Cystic Fibrosis. They support and educate families as they integrate the care of a child diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis into their daily lives. It […]

  • Cloud Based Computing Research at Goshen

    Dr. Kent Palmer recently presented his research on developing a Cloud-based Cyberlearning Environment for Introductory Computing Programming Education at the International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies. Dr. Palmer’s research focused on using the Google App Engine to develop cyber learning objects that would be hosted in the cloud. Apps were developed for teaching both Python […]

  • Homework Project of the Week

    Seth Yoder recently brought Dungeon Explorer to the iPad! Not all of the features of the TurboGrafx game were implemented in the iPad game. In the iPad Game, a player explores the rooms of the Dungeon by tapping on one of the directional buttons on the iPad screen. As a player explores, the player needs to avoid alligators, but will gain points by finding exclamation points.

  • Informatics professor attends conference on technology and missions

    Goshen College associate professor of Informatics Kent Palmer attended the International Conference on Computers and Missions at the Taylor University campus, June 17-21, 2011.

  • Inquiry-based Learning Research

    Micah Miller-Eshleman, a sophomore Physics and Interdisciplinary (with emphasis on informatics, psychology and entrepreneurship) double major researched Inquiry-based learning this summer.

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