ERIC Number: ED392400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Oct-12
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Technology in the 21st Century. Joint Hearing before the Committee on Science and the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This document presents witness testimony and supplemental materials from a Congressional hearing addressing the potential as well as the affordability of educational technology and the classroom of the future, where computers and computer networks will increasingly aid teachers and facilitate learning. Those presenting prepared statements are Congressman George E. Brown, Jr., Congressman William Clay, Congressman Robert S. Walker, Congresswoman Lynn C. Woolsey, Congresswoman Constance A. Morella, and Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham. Testimony is included from: (1) Seymour Papert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; (2) Alan C. Kay, Apple Computer: (3) Chris Dede, George Mason University; (4) David E. Shaw, D. E. Shaw & Company; (5) Ed McCracken, Silicon Graphics; (6) Pat Wright, TCI Educational Technologies, Inc.; (7) Robert W. Mendenhall, K-12 Industry Division, IBM; (8) Jeff Joseph, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; (9) Deborah McGriff, Edison Project; (10) Cheryl L. Lemke, Illinois State Board of Education; and (11) Alan S. Brown, Waukegan (Illinois) Public Schools District. Appendices include: statements for the record by Albert Shanker of the American Federation of Teachers, by Shelly Weinstein of the National Education Telecommunications Organization and EDSAT Institute, and by Geoffrey Teeter of Genentech, Inc., a report from the Office of Technology Assessment entitled "Teachers & Technology--Making the Connection," and various other supplemental materials including submitted pieces of correspondence and written testimony, a summary of educational technology expenditures by the Department of Education, press releases, a list of challenge grant recipients, Presidential remarks, and news clippings. (BEW)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Costs, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Futures (of Society), Hearings, Instructional Materials, Technological Advancement
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science and Technology.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Identifiers: Affordability; Congress 104th; Future Learning; Grant Recipients
Note: Serial No. 104-37. Contains photographs which may not reproduce clearly.