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Author Organick, Elliott I.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Teaching and social responsibility ♦ Computer courses dropout rates ♦ Beginning programming ♦ Survey courses ♦ Computer appreciation ♦ Course content ♦ Students liberal arts courses ♦ College versus precollege
Abstract Session 19 of the ACM 20th Anniversary Conference on August 31, 1967, was entitled Education, Design Experiments, and Computer Appreciation. Its second half consisted of a panel discussion on computer appreciation, organized and chaired by Elliot I. Organick. The four panelists were Charles H. Davidson, Bernard A. Galler, Richard W. Hamming, and Alan J. Perlis. After making prepared statements, the panelist were joined in discussion by Andries van Dam and Arthur B. Kahn, who had presented papers in the first half.This is a transcript of the panel discussion, condensed by Dr. Organick and edited him and the panelists. Some remarks referred to papers by van Dam and Kahn or to the discussion during the first half of the session. Pertinent papers are included in the references.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Houston, Houston, Texas (Organick, Elliott I.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 11
Issue Number 4
Page Count 6
Starting Page 263
Ending Page 268


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Source: ACM Digital Library