ERIC Number: ED255196
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
High Technology and Education. Proceedings of Fueling the Education Explosion Conference 4 (Cleveland, Ohio, September 20-21, 1984).
Gardner, Mary, Ed.; Reed-Mundell, Charlene, Ed.
This document provides nine papers presented at a 2-day conference where representatives of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) described the future of space exploration and discussed the implications of that future for educators. The proceedings begins with an introduction by Ralph Winrich, NASA Aerospace Education Specialist, and a welcome by Andrew Stofan, Director of the Lewis Research Center. Papers from the first-day session include the following: "Beyond the Space Station--the Long-Range Future" (Jesco von Puttkamer); "No Fuel Like an Old Fuel" (William Higginson); "Computer Graphics" (Peter F. Demers); "Linkage between NASA and Schools" (R. Lynn Bondurant); and "Surfing the Third Wave" (Richard Byrne). A second day welcome by Omar Olson, President of Lorain County Community College (LCCC), is followed by "Education and the Communications Revolution" (Richard Byrne); "Biotechnologies--A Quick Introduction" (Jean Marx); "High Technologies at LCCC" (Dallas Garrett); and "Where Can the Interaction between High Technology and Education Take Us in the Future?" (Allan McLeod). A list of participating organizations, notes on the conference sponsors, and a list of the steering committee is included. (LMM)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Community Colleges, Computer Graphics, Computers, Educational Cooperation, Futures (of Society), Space Exploration, Space Sciences, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer
Fueling the Education Explosion Conferences, 2155 Miramar Blvd., University Heights, OH 44118 ($5.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community; Parents
Authoring Institution: Fueling the Education Explosion Conferences, Cleveland, OH.