ERIC Number: ED336064
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Technological Innovation and Life-Long Education. The International Symposium on University Distance Education (2nd, Chiba, Japan, October 19-20, 1989). Report on Multimedia Education 21.
National Inst. of Multimedia Education, Chiba (Japan).; University of the Air, Chiba (Japan).
This document is a report of the proceedings of a symposium on university distance education and innovations in telecommunications designed to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among administrators, educators, and researchers representing various organizations and nations. It is noted that, in Asia and the Pacific region in particular, many countries are making extraordinary efforts to inaugurate new open universities utilizing, to a greater or lesser degree, telecommunication technologies. The following are included in the proceedings: (1) opening remarks by Kan-ichi Miyaji; (2) the keynote speech, "Life Long Learning and Technological Innovation," by T. R. Morrison; (3) "Broadcasting, Telecommunication and Social Development" (panel discussion chaired by Hidetoshi Kato); (4) "Application of New Media and Its Relationship to Guidance in Schooling" (panel discussion chaired by Takashi Sakamoto); and (5) "Technological Innovation and Life-Long Education--The Present and Future of Distance Education" (summarizing session of the entire symposium chaired by Moto-o Kaji). Participants in the symposium represented the University of Queensland (Australia); Athabasca University (Canada); the University of the Air, the National Institute of Multimedia Education, Tokyo Institute of Technology, the NEC Institute of Management, Ltd., Shinshu University (Japan); Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (Thailand); the International Centre for Distance Learning (United Kingdom); and the National University Teleconference Network and California State University, Chico (United States). (DB)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Distance Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, International Educational Exchange, Lifelong Learning, Multimedia Instruction, Open Universities, Social Development, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Multimedia Education, Chiba (Japan).; University of the Air, Chiba (Japan).
Identifiers: Asia; Pacific Region