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Alfred Bork remembered for his work with computers in education

UC Irvine professor emeritus Alfred Bork, known for his teaching prowess, zeal about using computers in education and involvement with…

January 14, 2008

UC Irvine professor emeritus Alfred Bork, known for his teaching prowess, zeal about using computers in education and involvement with the on-campus Educational Technology Center, died Dec. 18. He was 81. Born Sept. 18, 1926 in Jacksonville, Fla., Bork came to UCI in 1968 with a joint appointment in Information and Computer Science and Physics. He later transferred his appointment to ICS in 1983. As founder and director of the Educational Technology Center, Bork researched and developed technology-based learning materials. He retired in 1994 but continued to be actively involved on campus and with the center. He is survived by his wife, Annette, and their three daughters, Ellen, Brenda and Carol.