ERIC Number: ED403875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin Educational Technology Plan PK-12. Bulletin No. 97090.
Lohr, Neah J.
This document combines a review of Wisconsin technology initiatives and related research with outlines of components needed for a comprehensive educational technology system to serve all Wisconsin citizens. The long-range statewide plan is intended to enhance elementary and secondary academic achievement through proper use of state-of-the-art technologies and professional staff development. Implementing the plan will lead to the achievement of the National Education Goals, state academic content standards, and state student performance standards while assisting in the effective restructuring of education in Wisconsin public schools. The document is divided into eight sections: Introduction; Study Methodology; State Technology Planning; Local Technology Planning; Funding Issues and Strategies; Legislation; Recommendations/Implications; and Appendices. State technology planning is emphasized in the document and covers the following topics: (1) statewide communications network design principles; (2) curriculum and assessment; (3) instructional technology; (4) professional development; (5) equity, access, and use; (6) educational accountability and reporting system design; (7) learning environments; (8) technology standards, procurement, and maintenance; (9) staffing and organizational structures; (10) policy, regulations, and guidelines; and (11) monitoring and evaluation. (Contains 57 references.) (SWC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Computer Networks, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Long Range Planning, Public Schools, Staff Development, State Boards of Education, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Technology Planning, Telecommunications
Instructional Media and Technology Team, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 7841, Madison, WI 53707-7841; electronic version: http://www.state.wi.us/agencies/dpi/
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin