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ERIC Number: ED453822
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 161
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9674078-3-4
Planning Good Change with Technology and Literacy.
McKenzie, Jamie
This book describes strategies to put information literacy and student learning at the center of technology planning. Filled with stories of success and with models of good planning, the book shows how to clarify purpose, involve important stakeholders, and pace the change process to maximize the daily use of new technologies. The following chapters are included: (1) "Making Good Change"; (2) "First Things First"; (3) "Future Perfect Planning"; (4) "Beyond IT"; (5) "The New New Thing"; (6) "Beware the Wizard"; (7) "Beware the Gray Flannel Trojan Horse"; (8) "Beware the Shallow Waters"; (9) "Network Starvation"; (10) "The Unplugged Classroom"; (11) "What's the Story Here?"; (12) "How Teachers Learn Technology Best"; (13) "The Research Gap"; (14) "Beyond Edutainment And Technotainment"; (15) "Strategic Deployment"; (16) "Waste Not, Want Not"; (17) "Pacing Change"; and (18) "Managing Quandaries." Appendices include a technology self-assessment form and a scenario of what learning might be like in the future with intelligent hand-held computers acting as tutors and learning assistants. Includes an index. (Contains 70 references.) (MES)
FNO Press, 500 15th St., Bellingham, WA 98225 ($20). E-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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