ERIC Number: ED418697
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Education for the Effective Use of New Information Media in Schools. Innovation and Reform in Teacher Education for the 21st Century in the Asia-Pacific Region. 1997 Report.
Nakayama, Shuichi, Ed.; Griek, Lyckle, Ed.
The International Seminar on Teacher Education for the 21st Century in Hiroshima explores innovative strategies to enhance the quality of teacher education in the Asia-Pacific Region. The goal of the seminar is to identify problems and issues related to teacher competencies at rural as well as urban schools in the region; the focus of the 1997 seminar is on the similarities and differences in the region concerning issues and problems of teacher competencies, especially in the context of educational media literacy. Four parts make up this report. In the first part, Dr. Rupert Maclean, Chief of Asian Pacific Centre of Educational Innovation and Development, describes the current activities and aims of the Asian Pacific Program for Educational Innovation and Development and the Center that is in charge of running the program. The second part consists of "Country Reports." The third part contains the "Action Plans" that each participant was asked to draw up; this part also includes synthesized Action Plans for Japan, to point out what role Japan might be able to play in terms of Overseas Development Assistance and international cooperation. The final part of the report summarizes the results of the follow-up meeting held in January, 1998. Experts give their assessment of the "Country Reports" and "Action Plans." (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Urban Education
UNESCO-APEID Associated Center, Hiroshima University, 1-5-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima City, 739 8529, Japan.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Tokyo.; United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Authoring Institution: Hiroshima Univ. (Japan).
Identifiers: Asia Pacific Region
Note: Based on the UNESCO-APEID Hiroshima International Seminar on Teacher Education for the Effective Use of New Information Media in Schools (Hiroshima, Japan, September 23-October 3, 1997).