ERIC Number: ED433006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep-16
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Technology Initiatives. Joint Hearing before the Committee on Commerce and the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Commerce.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
This hearing examined federal and private sector programs that provide assistance to schools and libraries to ensure that telecommunications technologies are being used effectively by schools. Topics include: local, state and national information infrastructures; program development; the role of technology; increase in funding; access to the Internet and technology "haves" and "have nots"; the E-rate; teacher training; partnership projects; corporate support; evaluation efforts; and technological advancement and the future of education. Included are the statements of: Forrest J. Fisher, Director, Education Technology Support Center, Education Service District 105; Brent D. Frey, Supervisor of Computer Services, West Shore School District; Carlotta C. Joyner, Director, Education and Employment Issues, General Accounting Office; Jane J. Prancan, Executive Director, US West Foundation; Marilyn Reznick, Vice President, Education Programs, AT&T Foundation; Linda Roberts, Director, Office of Educational Technology and Special Advisor to the Secretary on Technology, Department of Education; Tom W. Sloan, Delaware State Librarian; Joseph W. Waz, Jr., Vice President, External Affairs, Comcast Corporation; and Nancy M. Mitchell, Director, Education Market Group, Pacific Bell. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Hearings, Information Technology, Internet, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Private Sector, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Resource Allocation, Teacher Education, Telecommunications
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 Commerce.; Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.