ERIC Number: ED129296
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Multinational Exchange Mechanisms of Educational Audio-Visual Materials. Situation and Suggestions.
Center of Studies and Realizations for Permanent Education, Paris (France).
An analysis of existing multinational audiovisual materials exchange organizations, including five nonproducing and three producing national systems and seven nonproducing and five producing international networks, provided the data for an analysis of problems associated with cooperative endeavors, some suggestions for appropriate institutional structures, and various strategies for implementing sharing arrangements. Four models were abstracted from the data. Model A organizations provide information through cataloging existing audiovisual materials. Its members obtain materials from different producers. Model B organizations stock and distribute materials which are purchased or produced by its members. Members of Model C determine their audiovisual materials policies collectively. Model D pursues the objective of pooling or common creation of production tools. The structures, implementation strategies, and problems confronted by exchange mechanisms are functions of their objectives. Problems can be overcome through clear specification of goals by the concerned countries or agencies with the coordinating or financing organization. Implementation generalizations drawn from current experiences suggest that it is better to progressively amplify existing mechanisms as needs and desires for cooperation evolve rather than create a complex exchange mechanism all at once. Appendices to the report are contained in a companion volume. (KB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Methods, Materials, and Techniques.
Authoring Institution: Center of Studies and Realizations for Permanent Education, Paris (France).
Note: For a related document see IR 004 082