Education and Technology: A Cultural Faustian Bargain

Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society 19 (1):11-16 (1999)
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American government and industry are encouraging educators to adopt the computer as a primary educational medium. However, efforts to use educational software have been disappointing and computer literacy has not been widely adopted as a basic literacy skill. This article will explore the advantages and disadvantages of integrating computers into education and describe their cultural implications for educational policy.



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