ERIC Number: ED424853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Technology and the Educational Workplace: Understanding Fiscal Impacts. Eighteenth Annual Yearbook of the American Education Finance Association.
Westbrook, Kathleen C., Ed.
This yearbook focuses on technology, its power to improve education from within and without its boundaries, and its fiscal impacts. Eleven chapters are organized in three major sections that address: policy changes facing the global village (chapters 1-3); national and state issues (chapters 4-6); and curriculum, training, and local development (chapters 7-11). The chapters are as follows: (1) "The GINIE Project: Responsible Neighbors, Many Generations" (Maureen W. McClure); (2) "State Financing of International Higher Education Partnerships for Trade and Development" (Emily Vargas-Baron); (3) "Education, Technology, and the Social/Economic Order" (Srebren Dizdar & Cecilia Wandiga); (4) "Common "Mythstakes" in Technology Planning" (Karen Fullerton); (5) "The Coming Crisis in Student Access to Educational Technology: Revisioning the State and Federal Roles in Funding" (Faith E. Crampton); (6) "Teachers and Parents without School Buildings: How Teacher Unions Can Use Technology Creatively" (F. Howard Nelson); (7) "At a Distance: Using Technology in Distributed Learning in Higher Education" (Barbara Y. LaCost, Alan T. Seagren, & Sheldon L. Stick); (8) "Technology and Change in School Administrator Preparation" (Hank Bromley & Stephen L. Jacobson); (9) "Preparing Teachers To Teach with Technology: The Costs and Benefits of Developing an Electronic Community of Learners" (Michael L. Waugh & Marianne Handler); (10) "Images of the Future: Crystal Ball Gazing and Technology Policy Making" (James F. Angevine); and (11) "Bits 'n' Bytes: Epilogue and Prologue" (Kathleen C. Westerbrook). Background on the contributors, a list of the 1997-98 American Education Finance Association Board of Directors, and an index are included. Most chapters contain references. (DLS)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Government Role, Higher Education, Information Networks, Information Technology, International Cooperation, International Programs, Policy Formation, Teacher Education, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Yearbooks
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Education Finance Association.
Note: For the previous Yearbook, see ED 403 790.