Technology in Schools (Debating Issues in American Education: A Sage Reference Set 10)

Technology in Schools (Debating Issues in American Education: A Sage Reference Set 10)

By: Kevin P. Brady (editor)Hardback

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The education of America's schoolchildren always has been, and always will be, a hot-button issue. From what should be taught, to how to pay for education, to how to keep children safe in schools, impassioned debates emerge and mushroom, both within the scholarly community and among the general public. This volume in the "Debating Issues in American Education" reference series tackles the topic of technology in schools. Fifteen to twenty chapters explore such varied issues as the digital divide, electronic textbooks, impacts on curricula, privacy on school computers, web censorship, and more. Each chapter opens with an introductory essay by the volume editor, followed by pointunterpoint articles written and signed by invited experts, and concludes with Further Readings and Resources, thus providing readers with views on multiple sides of technology issues within America's schools and pointing them toward more in-depth resources for further exploration.

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About Author

Kevin P. Brady is currently an associate professor in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Adult and Higher Education at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina. Previously, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Educational and Community Programs at the City University of New York-Queens College. His current research interests include student and teacher free speech and expression, legal issues involving student discipline, special education law, school finance, blended learning distance education course development, and educational technology issues involving today's school leaders. Brady's peer-reviewed scholarship appears in a wide array of leading educational law, policy, and technology journals, including the Brigham Young University Education and Law Journal, Children's Legal Rights Journal, Distance Education, Education and the Law, Education and Urban Society, Journal of Education Finance, Journal of Interactive Online Learning, Journal of Online Learning and Teaching, Journal of School Leadership, International Journal of Educational Reform, NASSP Bulletin, Review of Research in Education, and West's Education Law Reporter.

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/10/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781412987592
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781412987592
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 1412987598

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