ERIC Number: ED302197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Toward a Seamless Society: Networking in Education.
Ambron, Sueann, Ed.
Learning Tomorrow. Journal of the Apple Education Advisory Council, n4 Win 1988
This collection of papers includes both presentations at a two-day conference of the Education Advisory Council at Apple Computer which considered information and insights on the use of telecommunications and networking in education, and papers describing other telecommunications projects that have been identified since the council's meeting. Following an introduction by Randy Pennington, 18 papers are presented under five headings: (1) National Networking Systems: "SpecialNet: A National Computer-Based Communications Network" (Alfred J. Morin); "Chieffile: The Electronic Mail, News, and Information Service of the Council of Chief State School Officers" (George Rush); and "MIX--The McGraw-Hill Information Exchange" (Stephen M. Laliberte); (2) Statewide Networks: "Florida Information Resource Network" (Francis C. Watson); "New Hampshire--A Case Study: Getting Started in Educational Telecommunications" (Molly Watt and Dan Watt); "Communications--How AppleLink Improved Apple's Information Flow" (Stacey Bressler); "Superintendents at the Workstation?" (Larry Vaughan); and "METN--Networking in Maryland" (Michael F. Sullivan); (3) Community-Based Networks: "Learning Link--A Model for Low-Cost Educational Networks" (Robert A. Spielvogel); "CMS School-Net--A Practical Approach to Effective School Networking" (Al Rogers); "Connected Education--The First Two Years" (Paul Levinson); and "The Network Advantage in Education (for the Apple Macintosh)" (Carl M. Durance and Shirley L. Fenton); (4) Distance Learning Projects: "Distance Learning in Alaska's Rural Schools" (William J. Bramble); "Telecommunications and Distance Learning Systems in New York State" (Peter Frederick Stoll); and "The Hawaii Global TELEclass Project and Multimedia Computer-Based Educational Telecommunications (CBET)" (John H. Southworth); and (5) Summary: "Session NOTES" (Larry Vaughan); and Commentaries: "Networking in Education--The Need for Managerial and Political Innovations" (Charles L. Blaschke); and "EUREKA!" (from "An Electronic Net-Rider's Journal," Gerri Sinclair). The text is supplemented by various figures, tables, and illustrations, and many of the papers contain bibliographic references. (EW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Apple Computer, Inc., Cupertino, CA.
Note: For individual papers in this theme issue, see ED 299 961, IR 013 557-569, and IR 013 571-573. Conference of the Apple Computer Education Advisory Council (November 1986).