Technology in Education

Deputy Secretary Kunin spoke about how techonology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the… read more

Deputy Secretary Kunin spoke about how techonology can be utilized in education. She emphasized the need for partnership between the information industry and the educational system to broaden access to knowledge for all students. Mr. Gates spoke how computers can be used as educational tools. He emphasized that they allow teaching on a more individual level than ever before. He also outlined how some schools are beginning to utilized computer learning and the most likely changes in computer technology over the next few years. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. Ms. Renyi spoke about the grant program to fund technology acquisitions in schools. This program marked the start of a trial program between the Department of Education, Microsoft and the National Foundation for the Improvement of Education to increase technology education in schools. Mr. Gates is donating the profits from his book The Road Ahead to fund the program. close

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Program ID:
68581-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 1, 1996
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 1996

Airing Details

  • Jan 01, 1996 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1996 | 12:01am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1996 | 5:10am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 02, 1996 | 8:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
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