ERIC Number: ED383309
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Too Much Too Fast: The Dangers of Technological Momentum.
This paper discusses the dangers of technological momentum. Technological momentum is defined as the increase in the rate of the evolution of technology, its infusion into societal tasks and recreations, society's dependence on technology, and the impact of technology on society. Topics of discussion include changes in response to user needs, instructional technology, opposition to ways educational technology is used, the background of technological momentum, the first computers, changes as a result of technology, technology in daily living and entertainment, competition, importance of control, dehumanization, loss of teacher and student characteristics, reduction of achievement levels, administration, and interaction. (Contains 15 references.) (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: In: Proceedings of the 1995 Annual National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), (17th, Anaheim, CA, 1995); see IR 017 139.