Education

  • Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction / Computer Science, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
    • Dissertation: Academic Computer Science and Gender: A Naturalistic Study Investigating the Causes of Attrition
  • M.S. in School Computer Studies, Northwest Missouri State University
    • Thesis: A Software System to teach Music Theory
  • B.S.Ed. in Music Education, Northwest Missouri State University

Selected Publications

  • Identifying computer science talent at an early age: The computer science ability triad.  Tim DeClue and Maranda Provance, submitted paper to the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges-Midsouth Region, Batesville, AR, April 2017. (Acceptance pending)
  • Learning theory in Computer Science 1: an experiment supporting the use of multiple languages.  T. DeClue, J. Kimball, J. Cain, May 2012, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 27 Issue 5
  • Silent partners: discovering computer science in the Missouri K12 math curriculum.  Tim DeClue, Ashley Copeland, Jennifer Ray, May 2012, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 27 Issue 5
  • Teaching agile methodology in a software engineering capstone course, Baochuan Lu and Tim DeClue, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Volume 26 Issue 5, May 2011
  • A theory of attrition in computer science education which explores the effect of learning theory, gender, and context.  Tim DeClue, May 2009, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 24 Issue 5
  • Five focused strategies for increasing retention in Computer Science 1. Tim DeClue, Jeff Kimball, Baochuan Lu, James Cain, May 2011, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 26 Issue 5
  • Computer science in kindergarten? Of course!: the ABC'S of the K-12 CSTA model curriculum in computer science, Tim DeClue, April 2008, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 23 Issue 4

Selected Presentations

  • What is computer science, and what can be taught in K12? Tim DeClue, Presentation at the PLTW regional conference, St. Louis, MO, October, 2016.
  • Training Lead for Teacher Professional Development, Missouri DESE Coding Workshop:  Columbia, MO, June, 2016
  • A comparison of two coding platforms suitable for K12.  Tim DeClue, Presentation at the MoACTE Conference, Springfield, MO, July, 2016
  • How to run a high school programming contest using Mooshack: Tutorial. Tim DeClue, James Cain, Baochaun Lu, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, St. Joseph, MO, April 2015.
  • Earsketch: A Tutorial. Tim DeClue, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges.  Fayette, MO, April 2014. 
  • Capstone software engineering courses: What to teach when you can’t teach everything (panel discussion). Tim DeClue, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. Fayette, MO, April 2014.
  • A Spiral Curriculum for Integrating Parallel & Distributed Computing Topics into the Undergraduate CS Curriculum, Baochuan Lu and Tim DeClue, poster presentation at Parallel and Distributed Computing Education Workshop, May 2013
  • Integrating Parallel Computing Topics in Undergraduate CS Curriculum, Baochuan Lu and Tim DeClue, poster presentation at Parallel and Distributed Computing Education Workshop, May 2012
  • A comparison of three educational robots: conference workshop.  Tim DeClue, Phil Heeler, Scott Sigman, May 2009, Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges , Volume 24 Issue 5

Professional Organizations

  • ABET CSAB (Computer Science Accrediting Board)
    • Commissioner
  • College Board Advanced Placement Computer Science
    • Table Leader
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges
    • National Partner Chair (past)
  • ACM (Assoc. for Computing Machinery) Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education
  • AP-Endorsed Summer Institutes
    • Director

Honors and Awards

  • SBU Faculty Senate President (2008-2009)
  • Parkway Distinguished Professor, 2008
  • SBU College of Business and Computer Science Psalm 15 Service Award, 2006
  • SBU Faculty Life Beautiful Award, 1998

Church/Community Service

  • Attends First Baptist Church, Bolivar
    • Assistant Bible Study Leader
  • Worship/Band Leader, First Baptist Church Esquire Outreach Ministry