ERIC Number: ED395578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jul
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The ABC's of Today's Technology Decision-Making in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
There are many parallels among hindrances to information technology implementation in Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. All three countries face: (1) an increased call for accountability to government at all levels; (2) different ideas on how to assess student progress in technology-rich environments; (3) a "back to basics" fervor on the part of policymakers that runs counter to what established users have learned to do with technology; and (4) conflict over the increasing purchase of Integrated Learning Systems with government funds, since many feel that the use of such systems diminishes what can be accomplished with existing technology. A major dialogue between all constituent groups using information technology would be valuable. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/BEW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers: Australia; Barriers to Implementation; National Policy; Policymakers; United Kingdom; United States
Note: Paper presented at the World Conference on Computers and Education (July 1995).