Tech Spotlight: 50 Years of Learning Technology

The Chronicle of Higher Education published a fascinating article this month about how technology has shaped higher education over the past 50 years. The article explores how students and instructors have used technology in the classroom, from the ultra expensive mini-computers of the 1960s to the ubiquitous smartphones of today. The article also features wonderful retro-tech pictures like this one of a tricked out 80s dorm room outfitted with an early Mac:

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Laura Costello

Laura Costello

Head of Research & Emerging Technologies at Stony Brook University Libraries
Laura is the Head of Research & Emerging Technologies, and the liaison to the Computer Science and Linguistics departments.
email: laura.costello@stonybrook.edu
Laura Costello
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