On the birth of the communication age: A conversation with David Thornburg
- Linux Rising. // Technology & Learning;Aug2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p7
An interview with David D. Thornburg is presented. When asked about the biggest misconception about open source, he replies that the misconception about open source applications is that if its free it must not be good. He is positive about his assumption that Linux will be popular among...
- THEY SAID IT. // Technology & Learning;Apr2010, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p50
An interview with David Thornburg, director of global operations at the Thornburg Center, is presented. He cites that the open source software plays a role in education through identical applications without expenses and exemption from school budgets for the purchase of proprietary software....
- Georgia's bold experiment--putting a computer in every lap. Manzo, Kathleen Kenned // Community College Week;10/20/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p6
Focuses on the technological advances in the educational system, while discussing the approach of students when offered a laptop computer for research assignments and out-of-class communication. Description of Georgia state university system; Efforts made by Floyd College in Rome, Georgia and...
- Education in Washington State gets a backbone of a different kind. Gitman, Mitch // Community College Week;10/20/97, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p11
Focuses on the educational technology changes noted in colleges in Washington State. Description of plans made by educational officials in Washington; Support given to technological advances in education; Future of education as it relates to technology.
- Technology. // Education Week;1/12/94, Vol. 13 Issue 16, p6
Reports on developments in technology for the education sector as of January 1994. Production of a 12-minute videotape on how educators can use the Internet, a global system of computer networks, to improve their teaching; Cost; Contact information; Availability of access to Internet computer...
- Technology. West, Peter // Education Week;5/25/94, Vol. 13 Issue 35, p10
Reports on developments in the use of technology as educational tools in the United States. GTE Corp.'s plans to provide more that 5 million dollars worth of `education credits' to American schools; Appointment of Dale LaFrenz, president of MECC, as one of the Washington-based Software...
- Help! the teacher's a robot! Dyer, Daniel // NEA Today;Apr97, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p41
States that the history of education has been a series of increasingly sophisticated attempts to supplement, even supplant, teachers with robots. Evolution of robots; Teaching by proxy; Negative result of Ohio's `Pupil Performance Objectives' or PPO in assessing the student's performance.
- Untitled. // Technology & Learning;Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p66
Reports on special prices and promotions for technology products with teaching applications. Pioneer LaserDisc CLD-V2400BC; MECC's 1993-94 membership program with product mix; Knowledge Adventure Inc.'s Software Offering for School (SOS) Program; Celebrate Reading! from The Learning Company and...
- What's new. // Technology & Learning;Sep93, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p70
Presents technology products with teaching applications. PageMaker and Microsoft Works in Your Classroom; Mind Path presentation tools; Grade Level Evaluation (GLE); Panelbook 450; Classnet PC-based networking; More.