ERIC Number: ED454845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Michigan's State Technology Plan (1998). Update 2000.
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
"Michigan's State Technology Plan (1998)" includes 21 Recommendations and 14 Belief Statements that focus on incorporating technology into the curriculum, training teachers and other staff members, funding educational technology programs, and establishing technical standards and a telecommunications infrastructure on which educators can rely. In keeping with Recommendation number 21 that the Technology Plan be regularly reviewed and updated, this "Update 2000" contains the original material from the 1998 Plan, with status reports and additional recommendations. Contents include: Position of the State Board of Education; Introduction; History of State Technology Planning; Alignment with Other Initiatives; and Assessment of Michigan's Performance. Belief Statements and Recommendations follow. Recommendations are in these areas: Equity; Technology Integration; Competency Expectations of K-12 Graduates; Training; Technology Budgets and Training; Teacher Competencies; Information Clearinghouse; Technology Staffing Levels; Supplementary Technical Support; Infrastructure Support; Technical Standards; Model Technology Plan; Technology Appropriation; Funding Flexibility; Collaboration; Statewide Purchasing and Licensing; Advocacy; Public Awareness; Administrative Communications; Electronic Learning Community; and State Technology Plan. For each Recommendation, the following are identified: challenge; the Recommendation statement itself; rationale and implementation; resources; success; citations, and Update 2000. The appendices were not changed since the 1998 document, and are therefore not included in this Update. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, State Programs, Statewide Planning
For full text: http://www.mde.state.mi.us/tplan/final.shtml.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan