A Computer's Teacher Power

A Computer's Teacher Power

Donald N. Bigleow (Washington, D. C., USA)
Copyright: © 2005 |Pages: 2
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-555-9.ch054
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Abstract

Just as steam displaced sails on ships; and the automobile, the horse; and just as TV has, to an unknown degree, replaced wholesale dependence on daily newspapers, among other things, so the computer will continue to change the nature of American life. Of more importance: it can help American education. Already, this technology is in many schools, here and there, even if somewhat haphazardly—too often dependent upon the influence of an individual or business company to one degree or another—whose “baby” it really is. Just as the first railroads built different width tracks so that other trains could not run on them, each computer-related program is moving at its own speed, on its own tracks.

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