ERIC Number: ED464597
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Promoting Technology and Education: Turbo-Charging the School Buses on the Information Highway. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session (March 13, 2001).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
This Congressional hearing before the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary presents testimony on the Technology Education and Copyright Harmonization Act, or the TEACH Act, introduced by Senator Orin Hatch (Utah) and Senator Patrick Leahy (Vermont). This legislation updates the education and distance learning provisions of the copyright law for the 21st century, allowing students and teachers to benefit from the deployment of advanced digital transmission technologies like the Internet in education. Opening statements of Senator Hatch and Senator Leahy are given. Statements from two other committee members are included: Senator Edward Kennedy (Massachusetts) and Senator Maria Cantwell (Washington) (submission for the record). The following witnesses provide statements: Allan Robert Adler, Vice President for Legal and Governmental Affairs, Association of American Publishers; Gary Carpentier, Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, American University; Gerald A. Heeger, President, University of Maryland University College; Paul LeBlanc, President, Marlboro College, Vermont; Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights; and Richard M. Siddoway, Principal, Utah Electronic High School. In a session of questions and answers, responses are provided by Allan Robert Adler, Gary Carpentier, Gerald A. Heeger, Richard M. Siddoway, and Marybeth Peters. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Copyrights, Distance Education, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Federal Government, Hearings, Internet, Legislation, Legislators, Public Policy
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.