Re: from EduPage...

Darlene Sybert (c557506@SHOWME.MISSOURI.EDU)
Thu, 27 Jun 1996 03:39:46 -0500

On Tue, 25 Jun 1996, Fanderclai Tari wrote:
> BTW, I find it kind of amusing that we're talking about print snobbery and
> elitism among the traditionalists. Don't we do a lot of the same
> thing--suggesting that what they're doing is outmoded and inferior and
> everyone should get online and learn the skills we already developed?

I agree with your entire post, but especially the few lines
quoted above. It is difficult NOT to be enthusiastic about
the advantages of using computer technology in the classroom...
but I do think that many people have developed a resistence
to it because we extol it as the wave of the those
who are intimidated by the computer to begin with may take a
negative attitude in self-defense...


Darlene Sybert
University of Missouri at Columbia, English Dept
...had you in your mind/ Such stories as silent thought can bring,
O gentle reader! you would find/ A tale in everything...
---Wm Wordsworth in "Simon Lee"