Nell Dale Interview: Overview


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Nell Dale Nell Dale retired from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer Sciences. Dr. Dale is widely known for her textbooks for introductory computing courses and for her pioneering work in Computer Science Education Research. She has been very active in SIGCSE, serving in several positions, including chair.

Dr. Dale received the SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education in 1996, with the citation "Prolific author for introductory computer science textbooks and contributions to the field of computer science education research" and the ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Award in 2001. She became an ACM Fellow in 2009, with the citation "For distinguished service to the ACM and her impact on computing education."

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This webpage gives access to the audio and transcript of the interview with Nell Dale, conducted on April 18, 2006 in Austin, Texas USA by Barbara Boucher Owens. Below we list excerpts from the interview, which lead to the related audio snippets on a separate page.

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