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Alternate title:Information revolution and the inner city
Summary: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.
Contributor:Thomas, Lorna
Halsell, Michelle
Taylor, Regina, 1960-
Bolt, David B., 1954-
Pearson, Charlie
Provider:Independent Television Service
Studio Miramar
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects: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
Genre:Documentary television programs
Credits: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.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Education
Science, Technology
Films@UM Browse terms:Education
Science, Technology, and Math
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