ERIC Number: EJ588524
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Calling for Time Out: Education in the Fast Lane of Technological Change.
Education Canada, v39 n2 p30-33 Sum 1999
Challenges the assumption that new technologies in the classroom are superior to traditional ones. Argues that new technologies serve business-related goals of education, which currently overshadow social and individual-development purposes of learning. Suggests that the notion that new technologies are "just a tool" is an oversimplification and overlooks their potential impact on society. Contains 18 references. (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue title: "Leadership in Challenging Times." Edited version of a presentation at the Nova Scotia Teachers' Union symposium on Technology: Panacea or Pandora's Box? (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, November 28, 1998).