ERIC Number: ED259656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
TELESCAN. Volume 1, Issues 1-6, September/October 1981-July/August 1982.
TELESCAN, v1 n1-6 Sep-Oct 1981-Jul-Aug 1982
A digest about how higher education can use new telecommunications technologies, especially to reach students in off-campus settings, is presented. Six issues of volume 1 of the newsletter "TELESCAN" include articles on special topics and descriptions of national initiatives involving applications of technology-based instruction in higher education, including those of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, National Public Radio, and the Public Broadcasting Service. Also included are abstracts and annotated bibliographies based on periodical articles. Broad categories that are addressed by the article abstracts include: innovative concepts, research, broadcast television, cable television, teletext/videotext, computers, radio, satellites, teleconferencing, copy delivery systems, interactive video, and multi-media systems. Brief reviews of a variety of books, research reports, and occasional papers are also provided, along with ordering information. Finally, information is provided on conferences, workshops, seminars, projects, and other events involving the use of telecommunications for higher education. Specific contents include: legislative reports on higher education and telecommunications issues, and a list of telecommunications projects funded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education. An index to volume 1 is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Computers, Conferences, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Program Descriptions, Public Television, Publications, Radio, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing, Telephone Communications Systems, Videotex
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC. Center for Learning and Telecommunications.
Note: For related documents, see HE 018 538-540.