Gary Haggard holds a Ph. D. from Purdue University. Gary has been involved with the teaching computer science to nonmajors for decades. This text is has been used with hundreds of undergarduates seeking to understand the programming process. The text is designed for individual use as well as class use. The text gives a thoughtful and orderly introduction to how one gets a computer to solve a problem using BASIC. The extensive use of the text assures us that it works!
Wade Hutchison holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Bucknell University. Currently Wade is a member of Engineering College Support Team for computing in Bucknell's College of Engineering. Wade has been involved in the development of the laboratory environment for our use of Visual Basic in addition to providing both crucial editorial and systems support for the development of this text.
Christy Rupert Shibata halds a B. S. in Computer Science from Bucknell University. While at Bucknell, Christy helped develop an early version of the book that was used when she taught labs for the course. Currently, Christy is Executive Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis at NBC Universal, a joint venture between COmcast and General Electric.