Learning in the Computer Age

Mr. Papert, whose latest book is titled, The Connected Family: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap, spoke about how technology will… read more

Mr. Papert, whose latest book is titled, The Connected Family: Bridging the Digital Generation Gap, spoke about how technology will impact education. He examined the debate over how techology will help or hinder human progress and stressed that it is too early to predict the changes wrought by technologies such as the Internet. He also emphasized that this new technology is only a medium, not a teacher, and that innovative ideas will be required to use it to improve the learning experience. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. This was part of series of lectures on “Parenting for the Millennium.” close

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Learning in the Computer Age

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Program ID:
75889-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 4, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 1997

Airing Details

  • Jan 04, 1997 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 1997 | 1:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 05, 1997 | 9:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 27, 1997 | 3:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 28, 1997 | 5:51am EST | C-SPAN 2