ERIC Number: ED247910
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Regional Forum on Distance Learning. A Report.
O'Connor, Bridget; Levinson, Cynthia, Ed.
The audio teleconference summarized in this report joined six state education agencies (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas) and the National Institute of Education with experts nationally and abroad for 3 days in April 1984. Presentations summarized include (1) "The Need to Consider Alternative Delivery," Paul Resta and William Kirby; (2) "Learning by Distance: How Effective?" Joseph Lipson; (3) "College Credit for the Gifted by Teleconference," Jan Kruh; (4) "Science Teacher Inservice by Teleconference," Jack Gerlovich and Roy Unruh; (5) "Coursework for Certification of Vocational Education Teachers," Arnold Freitag and Howard Hammond; (6) "Elementary Math and Foreign Languages by Gemini Blackboard," Frederic Todd, Sr., Betty Scott, and Everett Gillette; (7) "Mathematics and Language Drill by Dial Access," Elliot Duchon and Ron Fortune; (8) "Computer Networking for the Classroom," Paul Nachtigal and Richard Phillips; (9) "Computer Chronicles," Margaret Riel; (10) "Improving Reading with Teletype," Clarice Kenney; (11) "How to Use the Gemini Blackboard," Linda Yetter; (12) "Cost Efficiency of Distance Technologies," Leslie Wagner and Rickiann Bronstein; and (13) "Electronic Networks," Carl Oldsen. Summaries are also provided for three sessions on educational policy issues: an interactive problem-solving session, state education agency reports, and a nationwide distance learning survey. Statements by Terrel Bell and Manuel Justiz on the future, a distance learning experience report, and resource information are included. (LMM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.