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Title: Techies by Necessity, Not by Choice
Alternate Title: New York Times Learning Network: Techies by Necessity, Not by Choice
Url: http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20030725fr...
Creator: Hafner, Katie
Publisher: New York Times Company
Description: This article and accompanying lesson plan from the New York Times Learning Network examines how consumers have self educated themselves about technology, especially in regard to computer applications and networking. Even if a person does not work in a technical field, he or she is still likely to operate computers on a regular basis. The infeasibility of seeking professional training has resulted in many people being forced to learn about technology on their own. This phenomenon is explored in several discussions and activities suggested in the lesson plan.
LC Classification: Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Computers in education. Electronic data processing
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Computer science as a profession. Vocational guidance
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Management. Industrial management -- Communication in management. Communication in organizations. Communication of information -- Computer networks. Computer network resources
Technology
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Industrial engineering -- Information technology. Information systems (General)
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Technology
Science -- Careers
Vocational Education
Vocational Education -- Technology
Vocational Education -- Technical
Date Issued: 2003-07-25
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Continuous Formation
Higher Education
Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: The New York Times Company
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-07-17 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-02-15 15:53:46 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
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Resource URL Clicks: 11
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