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Edwards, John

Description Born in Muncie, Indiana as 1 of 9 children, John Edwards spent over 30 years at ASU, in various roles, working his way up to Associate Dean in Extended Education. In this interview, John recalls his experience growing up during the depression and right after school desegregation. As a young boy he had two goals – to go to college and to become a college professor, both of which he was successful in completing. He also discusses his involvement dealing with segregation/desegregation, discrimination and the Civil Rights movement.

John received his undergraduate education from Ball State University. At the time he went to college, all students held jobs on campus, and he describes many of those jobs. John spent time in the military after whic... (more)
Table of Contents 1. Introduction @ 00:00:15
2. Growing up in Muncie, Indiana @ 00:00:59
3. Ball State University @ 00:07:20
a. Academic Studies @ 00:08:43
4. Road to becoming a teacher @ 00:08:47
5. Military Service @ 00:11:00
6. Move to Arizona @ 00:18:45
a. Teacher in Roosevelt School District @ 00:19:52
b. Move to ASU – Faculty Associate in the College of Education @ 00:21:30
7. Impression of ASU when he first came @ 00:23:15
8. Personal Life Comments @ 00:24:00
9. Transition from K-12 to College Level @ 00:26:30
a. Teaching Adults/Adult Education @ 00:28:44
10. Career at ASU @ 00:32:10
11. Career Experiences @ 00:41:44
12. ASU in the 60’s/Civil Rights Movement @ 00:50:00
13. Advice to Young People @ 00:56:40
14. Recap of other events in hi... (more)
Created Date 2003-10-24
Contributor Stevenson, Pam (Interviewer) / Agave Productions (Contractor) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Department / Extended Education / Campuses / Tempe / Environment
Series Faculty, Extended Education
Type Moving Image
Extent 99 minutes
Language English
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Citation Edwards, John. Interview. 24 Oct. 2003. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents.
Note Pam Stevenson, Editor; Manny Garcia, Videographer; June Payne, Chair Video History Project.
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  John Edwards interview, 2003
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