Professor Pinto's teaching focus is Programming (C++, Visual Basic.net, Data
Structures, Algorithms, C, Multimedia, and Logic), and his research includes Information
Technology in Education and Multimedia. He began his teaching career with Sacred Heart
University in 1976. 

Professor Pinto has presented at various national and international conferences including
ACM, SIGCSE, Conference on Teaching and Learning, and Educause. He is the recipient of
numerous awards, including the Sears Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1990 and the Joe
Grau Service Award in 1998 from Sacred Heart University, and an Excellence in Teaching
Award in 1997 and 1999 at the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Jacksonville,
Florida. He is a member of ACM, SIGCSE, University Senate and Academic Affairs Committee
of Senate, College of Arts and Science Council of Chairpersons, and a member of the
Scholarship Committee. 

Degrees: B.S., Fairfield University; M.A., Fordham University; M.S., Polytechnic
University; Completed doctoral courses at the University of Connecticut. 

Articles

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The Chair of 2014: Faculty, Administrator, and Academic Leader, Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2014)

The chair of 2014 has much to do and much to balance, all while keeping...

 

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The Evolving Role of Department Chair: Leading Faculty Through Times of Change, Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2013)

How does one manage conflict and change in a very volatile economic climate where academia...

 

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Presentations

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Using Macromedia Director for Multimedia Design on the WWW (with Sandra Honda), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (2000)

A SIGCSE sponsored workshop at SIGCSE, the 31st Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, March...

 

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Spreading Technology Around: An Investment in Tomorrow (with Babu George), Computer Science & Information Technology Faculty Publications (1994)

Sacred Heart University, a private, liberal arts university in southwestern Connecticut has, over the past...