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ERIC Number: ED438385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1054-0091
Computer Equity @ School.
Equity Coalition for Race, Gender, and National Origin, v5 Fall 1999
This edition of "Equity Coalition" is designed to be a resource to assist those who have responsibility for technology in the schools. The authors of these articles discuss a variety of issues related to computer uses in education and equal access to educational technology. The issue contains the following articles: (1) "Technology--A New Kind of Literacy" (Percy Bates); (2) "Loving the New: U.S. Culture and Computers Equity" (Eleanor Linn); (3) "Tomorrow's Jobs: How High-Tech Are They?" (Eleanor Linn); (4) "Equitable Software Design: An Interview" (Brenda Matthis and Salome Gebre-Egziabher); (5) "Culture and Computer Technology in the Classroom" (Martha A. Adler); (6) "Gender, Equity, and Computer Technology" (Eleanor Linn); (7) "Parents, Computers, and Telecommunications" (Elizabeth M. Mimms); (8) "Guidelines for Selecting Equitable Software" (Marta Larson); (9) "On the Road to Cultural Bias: A Critique of 'The Oregon Trail' CD-ROM" (Bill Bigelow with Marta Larson); (10) "Unequal Computer Access and the Achievement Gap" (Ted Wilson); (11) "Successfully Merging onto the Information Super-Highway" (Tasha Lebow and David Dugger); and (12) "Recommended Resources for Computer Equity at School" (Eleanor Linn and Ted Wilson). (SLD)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Education.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A