Technological Literacy: Implications for Instruction

  • Reg Fleming


It appears that the power and versatility of technology are the source of much of our technological optimism. This optimism was based primarily on the notion that technology held the key to economic prosperity. The manifestation of this optimism was seen in concrete benefits to segments of North American society: Improved clothing, housing, health care, communications, and so on. Technology became the focus of public homage.


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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Reg Fleming
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  1. 1.Department of Curriculum Studies, College of EducationUniversity of SaskatchewanSaskatoonCanada

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