ERIC Number: ED337705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Applications of Computer Conferencing to Teacher Education and Human Resource Development. Proceedings from an International Symposium on Computer Conferencing (Columbus, Ohio, June 13-15, 1991).
Miller, Aaron J., Ed.
This document contains the texts of seven invited presentations and six juried papers from a symposium on the uses of computer conferencing in teacher education and human resource development. The invited presentations include the following: "Computer Conferencing in the Context of Theory and Practice of Distance Education" (Michael G. Moore); "An Introduction to Computer Conferencing: A Look at Software Available in the Academic World" (Alex Cruz); "Delivering Credit Courses by Computer and Other Observations" (Donald R. McNeil); "The Fully Electronic University, or, Mind Expansion without Drugs" (Edward B. Yarrish); "Teaching by Computer Conferencing" (Linda Harasim); "Guidelines for Conducting Instructional Discussions on a Computer Conference" (Mark E. Eisley); and"Developing a Learning Community in Distance Education" (Robin Mason). Juried papers are as follows: "Extending the RJ-11 Connection for Audio and Computer Conferencing" (Larry Hudson, Robert Paugh, and Phyllis Olmstead); "Telecommunications Networks in Action: An Inter-University Project" (Constance Pollard, and Valerie Akeyo); "Electronic Mail, Conferencing, and Student Teaching" (Paul E. Post); "A Focus Group Report on Religious On-Line Education" (James T. Roberson, Jr.); "Research and Development Activities Regarding Opportunities and Problems with Computer Conferencing for Rural America" (Ronald M. Stammen); and "Examining Computer Conferencing as a Technique for Enhancing Personnel Development Activities" (Robert M. Torres et al.). The first appendix lists the affiliations of the principal speakers and presenters of juried papers; the second appendix provides names, addresses, and electronic mail listings for conference participants. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Online Systems, Postsecondary Education, Research Methodology, Rural Education, Staff Development, Teacher Education, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Coll. of Education.