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
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
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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