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ERIC Number: ED254195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 353
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Computer Literacy Act, H.R. 3750 and The National Educational Software Act, H.R. 4628. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology of the Committee on Science and Technology, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session, June 5, 1984. No. 107.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
This legislative report offers testimony and related materials concerning two bills that address the issues of the computer in the classroom as an educational tool, access to computers, teacher training, and software development through the establishment of a National Computer Educational Software Corporation. Testimony of the following witnesses is included: Representatives Albert Gore, Jr. (Tennessee), Timothy E. Wirth (Colorado), and Thomas J. Downey (New York); Gary Bauer, Department of Education; Richard S. Nicholson, National Science Foundation; Roy Truby, Council of Chief State School Officers; Linda Tarr-Whelan, National Education Association; Sue Talley, Apple Computer Corporation; Paul Horwitz, Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, Inc.; Lois Rice, Control Data Corporation; Harry McQuillen, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.; Sherry Turkle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Fredrick Bell, University of Pittsburgh; and F. James Rutherford, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Additional testimony submitted for the record includes that of the Association of American Publishers, Inc.; Association of Data Processing Service Organizations; T. H. Bell, Secretary of Education; and George A. Keyworth, Science Advisor to the President. (LMM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education; Congress 98th