ERIC Number: ED070936
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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The Use of Modern Media in Adult Education.
Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Tokyo.
The present practices and future possibilities of utilizing modern media in adult education are studied from the standpoint of (1) the major functions of modern media from the point of view of educational technology, and (2) the challenges of newly developed adult education to the conventional system of education. Chapter I, Basic Principles for Designing a New System of Adult Education, discusses fundamental issues involved in the use of technological devices. These issues concern the expected functions of modern media in adult education and the relationship between the system and its environment. In Chapter II, Teaching-Learning Process and Technological Innovations, the teaching/learning process, technological innovations and expansion of instructor's functions, the role of broadcasting, role of telecommunication, development of information package, and multimedia are presented. Chapter III, Use of New Instructional Communication Technology in Adult Education, provides discussions of classification of new instructional communication technology, use of broadcasting, new technology for information transmission--facsimile and telewriter, information retrieval by means of telecommunication technology, expansion of three-way communication by means of new telecommunication technology, and characteristics of new instructional communication technology. It is concluded that broadcasting and telecommunications technology is a suitable and indispensable media of adult education. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Tokyo.