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ERIC Number: EJ423803
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0305-5698
Schools' Computing Policy as State-Directed Innovation.
Boyd-Barrett, Oliver
Educational Studies, v16 n2 p169-85 1990
Analyzes government's role in promoting computer use in the United Kingdom educational system from 1980 to 1990. Evaluates the Microelectronics Education Programme (MEP) in initiating policy. Concludes MEP's contribution was ultimately positive. Considers problems of top-down innovation, teacher attitudes and training, and hardware and software acquisition and obsolescence. (CH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom