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Author Stoll, Clifford.

Title High-tech heretic : why computers don't belong in the classroom and other reflections by a computer contrarian / Clifford Stoll.

Imprint New York : Doubleday, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  371.334 St68h    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 221 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Why computers don't belong in the classroom -- A literate Luddite? -- Makes learning fun -- The hidden price of computers -- Loony for laptops -- Multimedia comics -- CRTs for tots -- A question of balance -- Calculating against calculators -- Education by e-mail -- Cyberschool -- The compter contrarian -- Arrogance of the techies -- Software guinea pigs -- The tyranny of the ugly computer -- "Information is power" -- Help! I'm stuck at a help desk! -- The connected library -- Planned obsolescence -- New uses for your old computer -- The plague of PowerPoint -- Junk food and the Internet: the economics of information -- Rule number two -- Isolated by the Internet -- All truth.
Indexed In: Library Journal Prepub Alert 06/01/99.
Summary One of the pioneers of the Internet and the computer industry takes a provocative look at how computers have encroached on our lives.
Subject Computer-assisted instruction.
Computers and civilization.
Internet in education.
Computer-assisted instruction.
Internet (Computer network)
ISBN 0385489757

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