Education and Technology Initiatives: Joint Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce and the Committee on Education and the Workforce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, September 16, 1998, Volume 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1998 - Education and state - 67 pages
This hearing examined federal and private sector programs that provide assistance to schools and libraries to ensure that telecommunications technologies are being used effectively by schools. Topics include: local, state and national information infrastructures; program development; the role of technology; increase in funding; access to the Internet and technology "haves" and "have nots"; the E-rate; teacher training; partnership projects; corporate support; evaluation efforts; and technological advancement and the future of education. Included are the statements of: Forrest J. Fisher, Director, Education Technology Support Center, Education Service District 105; Brent D. Frey, Supervisor of Computer Services, West Shore School District; Carlotta C. Joyner, Director, Education and Employment Issues, General Accounting Office; Jane J. Prancan, Executive Director, US West Foundation; Marilyn Reznick, Vice President, Education Programs, AT&T Foundation; Linda Roberts, Director, Office of Educational Technology and Special Advisor to the Secretary on Technology, Department of Education; Tom W. Sloan, Delaware State Librarian; Joseph W. Waz, Jr., Vice President, External Affairs, Comcast Corporation; and Nancy M. Mitchell, Director, Education Market Group, Pacific Bell. (AEF)
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