ERIC Number: ED313010
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Level Distance Education. Perspectives for International Cooperation and New Developments in Technology. Proceedings of the Unesco International Consultation on High Level Distance Education (Geelong, Victoria, Australia, September 6-11, 1987).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
These proceedings of a Unesco conference on higher-level distance education begin with an overview of the topic by the Unesco Secretariat which covers: (1) distance education in different contexts; (2) new technological aspects of distance education; (3) an assessment of distance education as related to specific aspects of higher education; (4) higher level distance education networks; (5) cooperation in higher level distance education; and (6) objectives of the Unesco action plan. Two background papers dealing with world trends in higher distance education, opportunities for international cooperation, and media in distance education are included. Fifteen papers on distance education in the world are then presented, offering a range of views from 14 countries: Algeria, Australia, Cameroon, Canada, Costa Rica, Fiji, France, East Germany, Jordan, Nigeria, Thailand, the Soviet Union, Venezuela, and the United Kingdom. Six papers on developments in distance education at Deakin University (Australia) complete the collection. Biographical notes on contributors are included. (MES)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).