ERIC Number: ED031963
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Telecommunications for Learning.
Orlich, Donald C., Ed.; Hilen, Charles O., Ed.
This report of a seminar on the application of telecommunications technology to educational theory and practice contains eleven speeches. The first presents illustrations of the need for feedback from the user, basic considerations for planning in telecommunications, and uses of the new equipment. The second describes the function and mechanics of a telephone system and the available services provided by telephone companies, and the third speech deals with voice grade communication devices and their uses. The fourth offers criteria for analyzing a data communications system and a description of data sets and services provided by the Bell System, and the fifth details different modes of telecommunications and the services and supportive hardware offered by telephone companies. The sixth speech considers ways to plan and apply data communications devices to education, while the seventh considers these devices in relation to the financial industry. The eighth explores special functions of the new technology in education, and the ninth details operational costs and the concept of time sharing. The tenth is concerned with the uses of two-way television in the future of education, and the final speech deals with problems of educators in making predictive judgements concerning the uses of data communications technology. (SM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Telephone Co. of the Northwest, Everett, WA.; Washington State Univ., Pullman.