ERIC Number: ED259658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
TELESCAN. Volume 3, Issues 1-7, September/October 1983-July/August 1984.
TELESCAN, v3 n1-7 Sep-Oct 1983-Jul-Aug 1984
A digest about how higher education can use new telecommunications technologies, especially to reach students in off-campus settings, is presented. Seven issues of volume 3 of the newsletter "TELESCAN" include articles on special topics 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 discussion of the controversial proposal for reallocation of the Instructional Television Fixed Service spectrum band by the Federal Communications Commission; information on the potential of videodisc use in instructional settings; and the use of audio teleconferencing for instruction. An index to volume 3 is included. (SW)
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Computers, Conferences, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, 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.