ERIC Number: ED240395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Communications Technologies in Adult, Career, and Vocational Education. Overview: ERIC Fact Sheet No. 22.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the potential effects of new communications technologies on education. The topics which are addressed include: (1) examples of communications technologies including television, teletext and viewdata, Instructional Television Fixed Service and Multipoint Distribution Services, videodiscs, direct broadcast satellites, and personal computers; (2) influences these technologies will have on the workplace and on the demand for education; (3) ways that they will affect teaching methods and instructional delivery systems; and (4) potential effects they will have on the role of the educator. Four papers upon which this fact sheet is based (see note) are cited along with three additional resources, two of which are available from the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) system. (DC)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education, Columbus, OH.
Identifiers: ERIC; Fact Sheets; PF Project
Note: This fact sheet is based upon four papers included in "Communications Technologies: Their Effect on Adult, Career, and Vocational Education" edited by N.E. Singer (ED 220 726).