ERIC Number: ED430535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Accelerating a National Agenda for Technology in Schools.
Milken Exchange on Education Technology, Santa Monica, CA.
This document focuses on the mission, goals, and accomplishments of the Milken Exchange on Education Technology, an organization that is dedicated to creating a national agenda to advance innovative and effective uses of learning technology in elementary and secondary schools. The following key questions related to learning technology are outlined: (1) What does it mean to be "educated" in today's complex, digital age? (2) What do technology and telecommunications bring to the learning process? (3) What conditions are essential to the effective use of technology for learning? (4) What new research and development is needed to guide exemplary practice? and (5) What can the public expect in return for its investment in learning technology? A unique partnership between the school, local government, business community in Greenbrier (Arkansas) is briefly described. Five strategies employed by the Milken Exchange are highlighted, including examples of activities in each area: increasing public awareness; advancing public policy; supporting new designs for teaching and learning; promoting continuous improvement through planning; and informing practice through research. National advisory committee members are listed. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Innovation, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Technology Integration
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Milken Exchange on Education Technology, Santa Monica, CA.