ERIC Number: ED207524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Implementing Interactive Telecommunications Services. Final Report on Problems Which Arise During Implementation of Field Trials and Demonstration Projects.
Elton, Martin C. J.; Carey, John
Intended primarily for use by individuals about to assume responsibility for the implementation of field trials and demonstration projects built around interactive telecommunication systems, this report provides brief descriptions of 20 telemedicine projects, 12 teleconferencing projects, and seven involving two-way applications of cable television; three case studies providing fuller descriptions of the Nursing Home Telemedicine Project in Boston, Massachusetts, the Educational Telephone Network at the University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the Peoria Interactive Cable Television Project; and discussions based on the findings of this study including research context and objectives, needs assessment and project planning, system installation, users, implementation process management, and conclusions reached. A bibliography of 35 items is attached. (CHC)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Computers, Demonstration Programs, Educational Television, Field Tests, Man Machine Systems, Media Research, Needs Assessment, Problems, Program Development, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing, Telephone Instruction
Alternate Media Center, 725 Broadway, New York, NY 10003 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. Alternate Media Center.