Guest post by Sophia Sanchez.
What is the raison d’etre of a tech bar on a college campus?
The tech bar exists to help people on campus with their tech problems.
But it’s also true that the tech bar can be more, much more, depending on how the college chooses to position it.
Tracing the Arc of Tech in College
Technology and education have crossed paths many times in the history of modern formal education. The Gutenberg printing press, a technology marvel, gave a fillip to education in the mid 1400s. Expensive handmade books rapidly gave way to much more affordable, mass-printed textbooks. This contributed in fundamental ways to increased access to education over the next few centuries.