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Oral history interview with Charles R Hicks, 2008 Jan. 14

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TitleOral history interview with Charles R Hicks, 2008 Jan. 14
IntervieweeHicks, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1920-
InterviewerMarkee, Katherine
Purdue ID NumberPOH0708036(Hicks)
Date RecordedJanuary 14, 2008
Abstract of InterviewHicks talks about early years and coming to Purdue in 1953 as faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He became head of the Department of Education 1960 and in 1971 he reorganized it into nine sections. Hicks talks about the challenges and responsibilities as a department head including faculty research, faculty recruitment, and appointment of key people as assistant heads. Hicks was accredited by NCATE [National Council For Accreditation of Teacher Education]. He discusses the state of teacher preparation in the 1970s, 1980s and into the 21st century. Hicks discusses a trip in 1968 behind the Iron Curtin on the contrast in culture and life under Communism. Hicks is a researcher and author in the field of design of experiments.
SubjectsHicks, Charles R. (Charles Robert), 1920- --Interviews
Purdue University--Faculty
Mathematicians
Genre (AAT)Interviews
Oral history (document genres)
Sound recordings
Media Typeaudio/mp3
Original Formataudio/wav
Duration48 min.
CollectionPurdue University Oral History Program Collection
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
RightsCopyright Purdue University. All rights reserved.
URI ark:/34231/c6dj5dq0
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