Examines the urgent need in inner cities for technology-centered education through home computer access, community technology centers, and schools, properly funded and staffed. Assesses the use of computers as tools for higher learning rather than merely as drill masters. Includes commentary from representatives of groups such as the National Urban League, ASPIRA, the East Harlem Tutorial Program, the Technology Access Foundation, and the Urban Technology Center.
Thomas, Lorna; Halsell, Michelle; Taylor, Regina, 1960-; Bolt, David B., 1954-; Pearson, Charlie
Independent Television Service; Studio Miramar; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Documentary television programs
Education; Science, Technology; Education; Science, Technology, and Math; Education -- United States -- Data processing; Computer-assisted instruction -- Social aspects -- United States; Educational equalization -- United States; Education, Urban -- United States; Computers and children -- United States; Internet in education; Educational technology -- United States
North America; United States; New Jersey
Distinctive Media Collections
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- In Copyright
Access is restricted to patrons at the University of Maryland.
- Physical Description
57 minutes; color
Access condition: campus-only.
Narrator, Regina Taylor. Producer, director, writer, Lorna Thomas ; co-producer, Michelle Halsell ; executive producer, series creator, David Bolt ; series writer, Charlie Pearson ; camera, Kyle Kibbe ; editor, Elizabeth Long ; music, Tom Disher.
- Other Identifiers
Filename: lms-089710; Fedora 2 PID: umd:10715; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/3190; Catalog Key: alephsys004129778; OCLC: ocm53018237
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