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Technologoy offers new ways to boost literacy

Series or Serial: OTA Report Brief

Publisher: US Congress, Office of Technology Assessment

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: 1993

Distributor: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office

Source Address: Mail Stop: SSOP

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20402-9328

Phone: 202-205-9996

Material Type: Government Document

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Educational Technology; Computer Uses in Education; Multimedia Instruction; Optical Disks; Videodisks; Interactive Video

Abstract:
This brief summarizes the findings of the OTA report Adult Literacy and New Technologies: Tools for a Lifetime. The study concluded that there is evidence that various technologies can overcome adult barriers to learning and also that these technologies are being underutilized. Congress' policy options are outlined.

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