The Harmful Effects of Excessive Optimism in Educational Computing
Educational Technology Volume 29, Number 7, ISSN 0013-1962
Identifies and discusses 10 overly optimistic claims for the use of computers in the classroom, and makes recommendations concerning each claim. Highlights include computer labs versus curriculum integration; the development of hardware versus software; the values of computer literacy; computer networking; computer education training; the use of Logo; and telecommunications. (15 references) (LRW)
Maddux, C.D. (1989). The Harmful Effects of Excessive Optimism in Educational Computing. Educational Technology, 29(7), 23-29.