ERIC Number: ED339355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Technology: Computer-Based Instruction. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology and Competitiveness of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
This hearing on computer assisted instruction and the use of educational technology in classrooms was held in response to a presidential request that instructional innovation be given special attention, particularly in science and mathematics education, in every congressional district. This transcript of the hearing includes statements presented by the following witnesses: (1) Walter E. Massey, Director, National Science Foundation; (2) "Educational Technology: Computer Based Instruction" (David T. Kearns, Deputy Secretary, Department of Education); (3) "Educational Technology: New Tools for Teaching and Learning" (Linda G. Roberts, Senior Associate, Science, Education, and Transportation Program, Office of Technology Assessment); (4) "Computer Based Instruction--Technology & Implementation" (Ronald F. Fortune, President, Computer Curriculum Corporation (43 references); (5) Albert Shanker, President, American Federation of Teachers; (6) "Interactive Digital Multimedia and School Learning Environments" (Leroy J. Tuscher, Professor of Education and Computer Science, Lehigh University (17 references); (7) "Educational Technology: Computer Based Instruction" (G. Thomas Houlihan, Superintendent, Johnston County Schools, Smithfield, North Carolina); and (8) "Statement of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Educational Technology: Computer-Based Instruction" (Jeffrey H. Joseph, Vice President of Domestic Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce). (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearings, Instructional Innovation, Mathematics Education, Microcomputers, Multimedia Instruction, School Districts, Science Education
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, Space and Technology.