Gelernter, David
September 1994
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p14
Opposes the inclusion of computers in classrooms in various schools in the U.S. Amount spent on computers for classroom across the country as of 1994; Arguments supporting the installation of computers in schools; Comment on the nature of computers to discount words in favor of pictures and pictures in favor of video; Impact of using multimedia systems on book reading; Disadvantages of turning a book or a document into hypertext; Conditions that should first be met to realize the potential of computers in the classroom.


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