ERIC Number: ED259657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
TELESCAN. Volume 2, Issues 7-12, September/October 1982-July/August 1983.
TELESCAN, v2 n7-12 Sep-Oct 1982-Jul-Aug 1983
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 2 of the newsletter "TELESCAN" include articles on special topics, an update of legal and regulatory issues, and descriptions of national initiatives involving applications of technology-based instruction in higher education. Also included are abstracts and annotated bibliographies based on periodical articles, which are organized under the technology they address: audio, video, or computer technologies, or combined technologies. Specific categories include: radio, telephone, teleconferencing, broadcast television, cable television, videotext/teletext, satellites, videodisc, videotape, computers, and interactive video. 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. Specific contents include: a review of federal funding for telecommunications and education in 1982; two divergent views on the impact of cable technology on social institutions; and the potential of video teleconferencing for education and training. An index to volume 2 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 018 537-540.