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Leonard and Marilyn Weiner talk about their experiences beginning the Computer Science program at Texas Tech University. They discuss advances in technology and community service programs.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name:Leonard and Marilyn Weiner
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: August 13, 2009
Location: Lubbock, TX
Length: 01:15:48 (1 hour, 15 minutes)
Introduction, Background, Moved to Lubbock, Dust storms, Marilyn attended Texas Tech University, Computer Science program, Leonard modeled the program after existing programs, Faculty assistance and opposition, Student enrollment , Marilyn’s graduate degree, Received help from Leonard, Program changes, Course requirements, Administrative and funding support for program, Adaptability of professors, Progression of technology, Learning new software and devices, Demands of the discipline, Differences between studies, Structure of the program, Diversity within the program, Differences in preparation , Individual perspectives on program focus, Faculty software preferences, Computer center assistance, Student and faculty learning, Familiarity with software, Software providers, Resources available, Community instruction program, Taught senior citizens to use modern technology, Retired in 1991 to travel, Volunteered at the Senior Citizens Center, Courses offered in the program, Application of software, General software uses, Introduction of the Internet, Quality of education, Changes in technology,
Range Dates: 1924-2009
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: audio disc available for listening in Reading Room
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