ERIC Number: ED334990
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Educational Computing Social Foundations: A Symposium.
Knupfer, Nancy Nelson; And Others
An abstract introduces this collection of three papers and two abstracts of papers from a symposium at which experts presented their viewpoints about the social, political, and economic issues surrounding the use of computers in schools. Each of the following five investigations provides an important perspective on such issues: (1) "Educational Computing and Teachers: Changing Roles, Changing Pedagogy" (Nancy Nelson Knupfer); "Teachers, Computers, and Power" (Robert Muffoletto--abstract only); (3) "Economic, Political, and Social Issues That Affect the Growth of Distance Education" (Marina Stock McIsaac); (4) "The History' of Technology and Education" (Alfred Bork); and (5) "Educational Technology Curriculum Theory: Toward a New Language of Possibility" (J. Randall Koetting--abstract only). Two of the three papers provide references. (BBM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Political Influences, Postsecondary Education, Science and Society, Socioeconomic Influences, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Proceedings of Selected Research Presentations at the Annual Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology; see IR 015 132.