ERIC Number: ED362357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Chugach Conference: Finding Our Way in the Communication Age (3rd, Anchorage, Alaska, October 3-5, 1991).
The Chugach Conferences on the future of communication in Alaska are working conferences in which participants play as important a role as the speakers. The 1991 conference alternated public sessions with small-group discussion of communications issues such as rural circumstances, telephone policy, evolving communication technologies, distance education, privacy, and access to information. This proceedings record contains the following transcripts: (1) "A Progress Report: Communication Age Challenges and What's Happening Here" (Dean Gottehrer, Kay Brown, Ed Cushing, and Jason Ohler); (2) "Project Jukebox: 'We Are Digitizing Our Oral History Collection...And We're Including a Database'" (Steve Smith); (3) "Computer Conferencing: 'Let's Imagine You're at a Party with Isaac Asimov, Woody Allen and Bill Gates'" (Davis Foulger); (4) "'I think It's Critical That We Have a Real Presence in the Area of Telecommunications'" (Wayne Miller); (5) " The Old Familiar Landmarks Seem To Be Disappearing'" (Jerome Komisar); (6) "The Social and Political Contradictions of the Information Age" (Herbert Dordick); (7) "Broadcasting as a Tool for Social Change" (Brian Maracle); (8) "Center for Information Technology Reports: 'What We Don't Have Is a Record of Evaluating What We've Done'" (Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander, and Douglas Franklin); (9) "Emerging Issues in Access and Dissemination of Government Information" (Ed Levine); (10) "Four Perspectives: The Past, Present and Future of Telecommunication in Rural Alaska" (Mark Foster, James Gore, Richard Dowling, and Willie Hensley); (11) "Putting Information Technologies to Work for Economic Development in Rural America" (Sherry Emery); (12) "The Alaska Telegraphics Project: First-Year Results and Second-Year Plans" (Alex Hills and Greg Moore); and (13) "The Conference Participants Report." A participant list is included. (KS)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Broadcast Industry, Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Freedom of Information, Government Role, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Technology, Libraries, Political Influences, Privacy, Rural Areas, Rural Development, Secondary Education, Social Change, Telecommunications
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alaska Univ., Anchorage.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Alaska; Audiographics; University of Alaska Anchorage
Note: For a selected individual paper, see RC 019 316. Some photographs and figures may not reproduce clearly.