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Second that emotion!  I just finished it.  It is packed with debatable
points, almost all worth considering.  I'm glad to have read it, if for
no other reason than discovering a great new word:


Doesn't that just say it all.

     Carole H. Carpenter         chcrpntr@udel.edu
     Milford Sr. H.S.
     Milford, DE

On Wed, 3 Jul 1996, Deborah Marie Collier wrote:

> I think this has been mentioned before, but for another point of view on
> computer literacy, the information highway, e-mail, etc., read Clifford
> Stoll's SILICON SNAKE OIL. He makes some very good points, & I think
> every LMS should be *required* to read this book. It made me stop & think
> "Maybe we're buying into these ideas because we're 'told' to--like sheep
> following a leader."
> Stoll is a a proponent of libraries, books, teachers, & education. One
> thing that got me to thinking is his mention of "educational videos &
> computer programs". He challenges the reader to name 3 of those that
> greatly influenced his/her learning & education. Then we were asked to
> name 3 *teachers* who influenced the same!! Point is teachers will always
> influence students more than ANY AV or software out there.
> I highly recommend it.
> ******************************************************
> *   Debbie Collier          Orange Grove Elementary  *
> *   Librarian &             Houston, Texas           *
> *   "Resourceress"          COLLIE@TENET.EDU         *
> ******************************************************

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