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educator , Computer scientist

George Glen Heller was American computer scientist, educator. Recipient Leadership Award, United Jewish Appeal, 1975, 1976.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Temple University, 1951. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Humanities and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959.

Career

Programmer International Business Machines Corporation, Kingston, New York, 1959—1960, consultant HONE application planning, network security, installation productivity Palo Alto, California, 1983—1990, programming research Bethesda, Maryland, 1960—1061, principal investigator, information retrieval research, 1961—1964, PL/I language technical Poughkeepsie, New York, 1964—1965, education research administrator, 1965—1971, software developer, 1959—1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include Elected to Pi Gamma Mu, National Social Science Honor Society 1950. Member, Awards and Prizes Committee, American Federation of Information Processing Societies 1963. Member, Planning Committee International Federation of Information Processing Congress, New York City 1965.

    Elected Active Member, New York Academy of Sciences, 1971. Recipient of the George B. Morgan award of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Educational Council, 1983. First to Al list of publications describing work appears on pages 26-34 of Report of the Conference on Computer Oriented Mathematics and the Secondary School published by National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Director(large scale computer education program): (in secondary schools) Breakthrough in High School Computer Education (Numerous Publications in United States and overseas. ). Author: (computer education exhibits) Musical Composition and Sketching in a Junior High School (at World Computer Education Congress, Amsterdam the Netherlands and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) National Meeting in New York City, 1970), (introduce computers to preschool) Proposal presented at the Education Panel of International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Congress in New York City 1965.

      Chairman, education committee (computer science curricula) Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Computer Science Curricula for Colleges and Universities published in Communications of Association for Computing Machinery 1964 1nd 1965. Author (organizer): (computers to help handicapped) Computer education programs for blind and otherwise handicapped persons at Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and International Business Machines Corporation. Author: (invited speaker) (presentation at rio symposium) The Role of Professional Computer Societies in Computer Education -for Developing Countries 1972.

      Author: (and invited us participant) (computer education in secindary schools) An Outline Guide for Teachers, August 1970, Published by International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) sponsored by United Nations Office of Economic Development and Cooperation (Organization of European Cooperation and Development) translated to many languages. Editor: (educational publications) Hands on Network Environmental, 1972-1976, 38 vols. Demo guides, Installation Productivity Options Publications, 1977-1982.

Membership

Speaker, holocaust survivor B'nai B'rith, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1947—1951, Temple Beth Jacob, Redwood City, California, 2000—2003. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life), New York Academy of Sciences, Association Computing Machinery (chairman education committee 1961-1964, member national council 1966-1968, director education 1971-1972, editor educational publications editorial board 1962-1963).

Connections

Married Iby Violette Heller, September 16, 1954. Children: Neil Coleman children: Karen Anne des Jardins, Leslie Joyce Siegel, Steven Keith.

spouse:
Iby Violette Heller

children:
Neil Coleman children: Karen Anne des Jardins Heller

Leslie Joyce Siegel Heller

Steven Keith Heller