ERIC Number: ED307851
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Changing Roles in Education and Training. [Report of the] Annual Conference on Teaching at a Distance (4th, Madison, Wisconsin, August 2-4, 1988).
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Dept of Continuing and Vocational Education.
This report provides a brief description of a 1988 conference on distance education together with papers from 31 of the 44 sessions, including keynote addresses and presentations at general and informational sessions and application seminars. These sessions addressed the conference theme from different perspectives, and included consideration of instructional design, the teaching process, faculty development, administration/management, continuing education programming, and university/K-12 collaboration. Specific topics examined include the changing role and future of distance education and training; the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting Project; correspondence study and the new media; audio and video teleconferencing; interactive media education; distance education in rural areas; joint college/school distance education programs; and change strategies for the adoption of technology. The text is supplemented by various figures, and many of the papers include references. (EW)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Dept of Continuing and Vocational Education.
Note: For reports on the 1985-87 conferences, see IR 013 812-815.