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- Why use technology? Peck, Kyle L.; Dorricot, Denise // Educational Leadership;Apr94, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p11
Discusses how the use of technology in education can enhance students' abilities and give them access to the world. Relationship between the humanistic nature of education and the use of computers and technology; Reasons for using technology.
- The link between technology and authentic learning. Means, Barbara; Olson, Kerry // Educational Leadership;Apr94, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p15
Discusses the links between technology and learning in American schools. Minimal influence of technology on education as compared to predicted impact; Reasons for the failure of technological tools applied to education in the 1960s to the 1980s; Impact of technology in the hands of a skilled...
- From the lagging to the leading edge. Hancock, Vicki; Betts, Frank // Educational Leadership;Apr94, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p24
Discusses the impact of technology on education in the United States. Results of studies on the efficiency of particular technologies in the enhancement of the learning process; Level of application; Research-verified applications; Use of technology in distance education; Impact of drill and...
- MIS program in smaller colleges: Politics and other problems. Kim, Jae W. // Education;Winter93, Vol. 114 Issue 2, p271
Presents the findings of a survey reviewing the Computer Information Systems (CIS) program in smaller colleges and universities. Interdisciplinary nature of the program; Political contentions among related departments; Level of course diversification; Training of instructors; Facilities;...
- Computers and preschoolers. Tsantis, L.; Wright, J. // Children Today;Jan/Feb89, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p21
Considers the place of computers in the preschool classroom, and the benefits of early computer training. Software for children; Involving parents and school staff.
- The uses of computeracy. Hoggart, Richard // New Statesman & Society;5/5/95, Vol. 8 Issue 351, p21
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- Virtual reality and me. Oosterom, Nelle // Herizons;Spring94, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p48
Presents the author's self-analysis on the reasons behind her high-technology phobia. Ignoring of news on developments on the information superhighway; Men's domination of the computer business in Canada; Relegation of computer illiterates to obsolescence.
- Soviets pursue computer literacy. // USA Today Magazine;Jun89, Vol. 117 Issue 2529, p14
Describes Soviet efforts to bring computer literacy into its education programs. Widening gap seen between US and Soviet computer technology; Economic and political consequences of the gap.
- Tech tips. // Black Enterprise;May93, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p45
Gives results of a nationwide survey on computer literacy in the job market, conducted by The Olsten Corp. Computer literacy is required for managers by 71 percent of companies and for clerical staff by 90 percent of companies. Percent of increased pay for computer-literate employees; Training...