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Larry Cuban

Emeritus Professor, School of Education, Stanford University

Larry Cuban is a former high school social studies teacher (14 years)
School district superintendent (7 years)
University professor (20 years)
Emeritus Professor, Stanford University
Author of numerous articles and books on classroom teaching, history of school reform, how policy gets translated into practice, and teacher and student use of technologies in K-12 and college.
His most recent research projects have been a study of school reform in Austin, Texas, 1954-2009, and of a large comprehensive school in Mapleton, Colorado, being converted into several small ones between 2001 and 2009. Both studies were published in early 2010.
Some of his works
Oversold and Underused. Computers in the Classroom. 2001
How Teachers Taught: Constancy and Change in American Classrooms 1890-1990. 1993
The Blackboard and the Bottom Line. Why Schools Can’t Be Businesses. 2004

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Perennial Dilemmas Policymakers and Practitioners Face in the Adoption and Classroom Use of ICTs: The US Experience


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