Realizing the Potential of Educational Technologies: A Challenge to Metropolitan Universities

  • Mary Poston Tanner University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Frederick W. Obear
Keywords: Metropolitan Universities, Education, Technology, Schools


Metropolitan universities can play a key role in the integration of technology into K-12 education. Indeed, technology efforts will fail without higher education involvement. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has programs to train in-service teachers in technology, a space flight simulator for handson education, and connections to schools that will assure new teachers' familiarity with technology.