Joyce Currie Little interview: Overview

Joyce Currie Little

On a separate page: Selected quotes from this interview

Brief background

Joyce Currie Little is Professor, Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. She has had a varied career, including work as a Testing Engineer at Convair Aircraft (an experience that has been featured in a program on the History of Programming made by BBC television), Computer Center Director at Goucher College, founding Chairperson of Departments of Computer and Information Sciences at both the Community College of Baltimore County and Towson University. Her teaching within the field of Computer Science has ranged from the fundamentals of practical application to meta-analyis of the field itself.

Joyce Currie Little was inducted as an ACM Fellow in 1994, with the citation “Her service to the broad computing community spans some twenty years and includes significant contributions to curriculum development, certification standards, vocational education professional ethics.” She was the recipient of the 1997 ACM Distinguished Service Award and the 2006 SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service.

Interview materials

This section includes the audio and transcript of the interview with Joyce Currie Little, conducted on October 5, 2006 in San Diego, California USA by Barbara Boucher Owens.

Audio of interview [1 hour 16 minutes]

PDF interview transcript
[23 pages, 989 transcribed lines of text]

Other information about Joyce Currie Little

Video clip: On-line, real time with roller skates

  • About 56 seconds; PDF transcript of video clip is located further down under the video
  • This video clip is also available on CEOHP’s YouTube channel