Teaching and Technology: The Impact of Unlimited Information Access on Classroom Teaching: Proceedings of a National Forum at Earlham College

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significant costs associated with the new technology, but probably not for long. In fact, let me suggest as a concluding observation that it's a good thing that the costs are significant. As Goldilocks would say, they're "just right." The new technology is slowly becoming affordable, and yet costs are still high enough to make us think about what we're doing. Hence faculty, staff, and administrators may be more likely to follow Elting Morison's advice and, avoiding Dr. Frankenstein's error, will think about what they want to do with these new tools -- and why.


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Organization of American Historians, Newsletter 13 ( February 1985): 3.
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Jon Lindgren puts it well when he suggests that we view library research "as a quest for evidence to be examined. " "The Idea of Evidence in Bibliographic Inquiry," in Cerise Oberman and Katina Strauch , eds., Theories of Bibliographic Education: Designs for Teaching ( New York: R.R. Bowker, 1982), p. 41.
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Quoted in Paul G. Pearson, Powerful Encounters: Defining and Achieving Excellence, State of the University Address, August 22, 1986 ( Oxford, Ohio: Miami University), p. 3.
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( New York: Basic Books, 1974), pp.3-4, 151.
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"Computer Technology and the Three C's of Higher Education", in Campus of the Future: Conference on Information Resources ( Dublin, Ohio: OCLC, Inc., 1987), pp. 28-29.
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Bruce I. Ambacher and Margaret O. Adams, "Utilizing Computer-Readable Records", OAH Newsletter 17 ( February 1989): 13.
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As a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin, I had the good fortune to work as a Teaching Assistant with Professor Paul Glad, who used this technique very effectively in his course on the history of the United States since 1971.

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