ERIC Number: ED317039
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Telecommunications in Foreign Language Education: A Resource List. ERIC Digest.
Foreign language and bilingual educators are in the unique position of being able to bring the world to their classrooms via the telecommunications technologies. Telecommunication is electronic communication over long distances by means of an online computer service, a telephone, a television, a satellite, or other long distance technologies. This digest discusses many of the resources available to foreign language educators, including De Orilla A Orilla, The Computer Writing Network, CompuServe, Minitel, The Global TELEclass Project (Telecommunication Enriches Language Experience), and the Satellite Communications for Learning (SCOLA). The advantages of using telecommunications in the foreign language classroom are highlighted. (VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics, Washington, DC.