ERIC Number: ED259659
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
TELESCAN. Volume 4, Issues 1-10, September 1984-June 1985.
TELESCAN, v4 n1-10 Sep 1984-Jun 1985
A digest about how higher education can use new telecommunications technologies, especially to reach students in off-campus settings, is presented. Ten issues of volume 4 of the newsletter "TELESCAN" include information on legislation and trends in the applications of technology-based instruction in postsecondary education. Also included are abstracts and annotated bibliographies of periodical articles, books, and programs 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, videotex, teletext, satellites, videodisc, videotape, computers, and interactive video. Specific contents cover: awards grants by National Public Radio; 24-hour educational programming provided by Cable 4; an interactive video consortium; current trends in satellite teleconferencing; educational associations' greater focus on telecommunications; a 1985 distance learning conference with representatives from 13 countries; electronic text services; Instructional Television Fixed Service; new distribution systems for telecommunications, including low power television, FM radio, and cable television; and resources in educational telecommunications. (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 018 537-539.