ERIC Number: ED327929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The New Definition of Learning: The First Step to School Reform. Video Conference 1. Restructuring To Promote Learning in America's Schools, a Guidebook.
Jones, Beau Fly; Fennimore, Todd F.
Based on the concept of telecommunications as an effective means for creating a forum on school restructuring, the first video conference in a series of nine focuses on recent research on learning and describes the characteristics of successful learners from three perspectives: cognitive, philosophical, and multicultural. Provided in this guidebook are pre- and post-conference activities, a program evaluation, essays and school-based activities highlighting conference topics, information about other video conferences in the series, computer forums, course credit information, a list of supplementary materials, 39 references and 3 video sources, and a list of 9 regional resources. Bibliographic information is supplied on the conference's presenters. (LMI)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Elementary Secondary Education, Interactive Video, Learning Modules, Learning Theories, Professional Development, School Based Management, School Restructuring, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing, Workshops
PBS Video, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314 and NCREL, 295 Emroy Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.
Note: For other guidebooks in this nine-volume series, see EA 022 575-582.