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UNPLUGGED

AUTHOR(S)
Gelernter, David
PUB. DATE
September 1994
SOURCE
New Republic;9/19/94-9/26/94, Vol. 211 Issue 12/13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9409167532

 

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