ERIC Number: ED328233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Telecommunications in Education: Learners and the Global Village. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Telecommunications in Education (Jerusalem, Israel, August 21-24, 1989).
Feinstein, Benjamin, Ed.; Kurshan, Barbara, Ed.
This conference focused on national and international networks that currently exist, the use of telecommunications to facilitate projects, distance education, and teacher communication, and current and future trends of communications technology applications in education. The papers are divided into three sections: (1) Telecommunications Projects, including Apple's A.G.E. Project, International Business Machines' (IBM) Pluto and Deadalus Projects, and Tandy's WorldLink, as well as many innovative projects in rural areas, small school districts, and developing countries (36 papers); (2) Implementation and Instructional Strategies, including papers describing project development and delivery in Canada, Israel, Denmark, Australia, the United States, and other countries (22 papers); and (3) Evaluation of Telecommunications Projects, including a look at the AT&T Long Distance Learning Project, and a procedure for evaluating local area networks in Sweden (5 papers). Some papers include their own bibliographies. A List of Contributors and an Author Index conclude the document. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.