Boots Cassel Interview: Overview


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Boots Cassel Lillian (Boots) Cassel has been on the faculty of the Computing Sciences Department at Villanova University in Villanova, Pennsylvania, USA since 1987. She has been a leader in computer science accreditation and has led a number of projects designed to support computing education faculty and students, such as an ontology of all topics related to computing and a repository for educational materials for pre-college computer science. She has been very active in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and SIGCSE, serving in a variety of roles over the course of her career. She received the SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service in 2001, with the citation "Past chair of SIGCSE, and its Technical Symposium, leader in computer science accreditation, tireless advocate for computer science education supporting both faculty and students."

At the time of this interview, Dr. Cassel was a Full Professor at Villanova University.

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This webpage gives access to the audio and transcript of the interview with Boots Cassel, conducted on March 4, 2009 in Chattanooga, Tennessee USA by Vicki Almstrum. Below we list excerpts from the interview, which lead to the related audio snippets on a separate page.

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