ERIC Number: ED120845
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
PEACESAT [Pan Pacific Education and Communication Experiments by Satellite] Project Social Applications: Early Uses of International Two-Way Communications by Satellite for Social Development. Report 2.
Hawaii Univ., Honolulu.
The PEACESAT Project (Pan-Pacific Education and Communication Experiments by Satellite) is an international education experiment involving institutions in 12 nations of the Pacific basin. Begun in 1969 and in full operation since 1971, the project experiments with the application of communications technology and new methods of operation especially designed for health, education, and community services. This report describes the social applications of PEACESAT. Some of the applications include intercultural exchange, dissemination information for agriculture, teaching law by satellite, solving community problems, and anticipating potential medical and health problems. Guidelines for using the system are included along with a chronology of the project. (RB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii Univ., Honolulu.