ERIC Number: ED238394
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Information Technology: Its Impact on and Implications for Education in Montana. A Critical Issues Paper.
Kohl, John W.; And Others
Intended to stimulate discussion by Montana state leaders, this paper examines critical issues raised by the application of new technologies in public education in terms of the challenges they present to the Montana educational system. A statement of each issue is followed by a discussion of its implications. The issues examined relate to the following topics: (1) application of information technology as it affects teachers' roles and preparation; (2) teacher preparation and reeducation to utilize new technology; (3) preparation of faculty, administration, and staff in teacher training institutions to use new technologies and to apply them in teacher training; (4) recruitment of teacher education students; (5) the status of teacher education within the university system structure and leadership in preparing education personnel; (6) recognition of the place of education and its institutions in preparing knowledge workers; (7) the human needs of individuals; (8) cooperative efforts to provide structure, coordination, and resources for a future-oriented education program; (9) access to information technologies for all students and for preservice and inservice teachers, particularly in rural areas; and (10) national and regional reciprocity of education. (LMM)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A