Documentary co-writer Hank Lucas, chair of
the decision, operations and information
technologies department at the Robert H.
Smith School of Business, welcomes audiences
to the discoveries of The Transformation
As educators look to prepare students for a fast-changing, global
and networked economy they are challenged to provide students with
frameworks to help them identify and cope with these disruptive
This guide provides educators with ideas on how to bring the
Transformation Age to the classroom. It can be used by both
university and high school educators to help develop and integrate
material on information technology transformations into their
teaching. Seven lessons covering major themes
include suggestions for student exploration as well as links to
video segments from the documentary that can be
downloaded for classroom viewing. Inside the Future: Surviving the Technology
Revolution, a companion book, is an educational supplement
and provides further material for discussion.
The Transformation Age, a documentary co-produced by the
University of Marylandís Robert H. Smith School of Business and
Maryland Public Television, highlights the power information
technology has to enable transformations in firms, markets and
industries. It is about the pervasive impact of a technology
revolution that has brought us virtually unlimited computing
capacity and connectivity.
Check local listings.