ERIC Number: ED437811
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Dec-15
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Technology Infrastructure in Connecticut Schools: An Implementation Guide for the Connecticut Statewide Educational Technology Plan.
Center for Educational Leadership and Technology, Inc., Marlborough, MA.; Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
This document presents guidelines and recommendations for development of a technology infrastructure in Connecticut public schools that conforms to national industry standards for voice, video, and data communications. The guidelines present information on the state statutes regarding facilities implementation and describe industry standards. Provided are the technical wiring and cabling information, design options, and recommended guidelines for implementation. Also provided are recommendations for voice, video, and data systems including a model for integrated bell, clock, paging, and media access/retrieval systems. Technology recommendations for various types of classrooms and work areas are included. What type of impact these changes present for both existing and new schools is described; and a variety of options, strategies, and considerations that could be used for designing/supporting a wide range of technology capabilities that best serve most school needs are discussed. A series of appendices include a glossary, a 15-item bibliography, sample facility layouts, and an overview of EIA/TIA standards. (GR)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Guidelines, National Standards, Planning, Public Schools
For full text: http://www.state.ct.us/sde/tech/tech.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Educational Leadership and Technology, Inc., Marlborough, MA.; Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut