ERIC Number: ED352019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Interactive Media and Distance Education for Saskatchewan Schools.
Schwier, Richard A.; And Others
This study describes the various roles major interactive media can play in classroom education, including advantages, disadvantages, and evaluation of efficacy drawn from research. Selected authoring programs are reviewed, as are criteria for selecting authoring programs for use by teachers. The physical and instructional features of optical interactive media interfaces are described and the results of a provincial survey of microcomputer usage are summarized. Media described in the paper include videodiscs, CD-ROM, and microcomputers. The paper also includes a catalog of delivery technologies for distance education, presented on a delivery continuum ranging from face-to-face to multimedia configurations. A comprehensive glossary of terms is included. (Contains 66 references.) (Author/ALF)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Hypermedia, Instructional Effectiveness, Interactive Video, Man Machine Systems, Media Research, Microcomputers, Multimedia Instruction, State Surveys, Teacher Developed Materials, Use Studies, Videodisks
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Saskatchewan School Trustees Association, Regina.
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Univ., Saskatoon. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Interactive Systems; Saskatchewan