Gallie focuses on his experiences as a limited term program officer in the Office of Computing Activities of the National Science Foundation (NSF). He discusses his own work and that of Milt Rose, Arthur Melmed, and Kent Curtis related to the support of computer-assisted instruction. He describes the impact of Don Bitzer and the PLATO system, the process of proposal evaluation, grants related to the use of computers in the classroom, and NSF's Regional Computing Program.
Thomas M. Gallie, OH 222. Oral history interview by William Aspray, 11 July 1990, Durham, North Carolina. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107305
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Oral history interview with Thomas Muir Gallie.
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