Eric Roberts interview: Overview

Eric Roberts

On a separate page: Selected quotes from this interview

Brief background

Eric Roberts is Professor of Computer Science and the John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn University Fellow in Undergraduate Education at Stanford University in the Department of Computer Science. He has received several university-level teaching awards.

In 2003, Eric received the SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education, with the citation “Master teacher, advocate for computer science education, emissary to under-represented populations in computer science. Principle editor and co-chair of the seminal document Computing Curriculum 2001.” In 2012, he was recognized with the IEEE Taylor L. Booth Education Award, “For contributions to computing education as demonstrated by teaching excellence, education publications, curricula development, and student mentoring.”

Interview materials

This section includes the audio and transcript of the interview with Eric Roberts, conducted on July 7, 2009 in Paris France by Barbara Boucher Owens.

Audio of interview [2 hours 18 minutes]

PDF of interview transcript
[32 pages, 1422 transcribed lines of text]

Other information about Eric Roberts

Video clips

Both clips recorded July 2009 at ITiCSE 2009 in Paris, France.

PDF transcript of each video clip is located further down under the video

Thes video clips are also available on CEOHP’s YouTube channel

Clip #1:
Weaving computational thinking into the curriculum

Clip #2:
Programming and computational thinking

  • About 2 minutes
  • About 1 minute 40 seconds