ERIC Number: ED464615
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Education Technology. Hearing before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session, Special Hearing (July 25, 2001).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services, Education and Related Agencies is about what will be done in the 21st century to improve the learning skills for children from the earliest age through all their education. Senator Tom Harkin (Iowa) presided. Opening statements were given by Senator Harkin and Senator Arlen Spector (Pennsylvania). The opening statements are followed by the statement of Dr. Margaret Honey, Vice President and Director, Education Development Center, Center for Children and Technology, with highlights including: the benefits of educational technology, effective software design, and the role of the Federal Government. The statement of Cheryl Williams, President, International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is then given, followed by the statement of Thomas Gann, Director, Strategic Alliances for Global Education Research, Sun Microsystems, Incorporated, with highlights including: the need for networking, progress in e-learning, the Federal role, and recommendations. The last statement is given by Dr. David H. Rose, Ed.D., Co-Executive Director, CAST, with highlights including: assistive technologies and the present, the power of digital content for students with disabilities, and the universal design of learning technologies. A discussion follows. (AEF)
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Computer Networks, Computer Software Development, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Instructional Design, Postsecondary Education
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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 Appropriations.