ERIC Number: ED340341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-May-22
Reference Count: N/A
Impact Assessment and Forecasts of Information and Telecommunications Technologies Applied to Education and Training. R&D in Information and Communication Based Learning Technology. Analysis of Key Issues for the Orientation of the Work of Sector Actors in the Framework of DELTA. Volume I--Executive Summary.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
This report, the first volume in a three volume set, summarizes the results of a study performed by the DELTA (Developing European Learning through Technological Advance) Unit in parallel with the projects underway in the research and development Exploratory Action. The report identifies the key issues, associated requirements and options, and potential actions to be taken. Chapters include the following: (1) Challenges and Opportunities, which covers training in a highly technological environment in Europe; (2) Shaping of Change--Potential Market Demand and Problems of Supply; (3) Learning Technology Pedagogics, which covers tutoring, process management, modelling the learner or trainee, didactic strategies, exploratory scenarios, collaborative learning, psychological and motivational factors, learning technology cost and effectiveness; (4) Learning Technologies, which covers portability, interoperability, and standardization; learning configurations; learning facilities; design and production systems; communications; information environments; training servers; and applications; (5) Policy and Planning for Implementation, which covers the regulatory framework, norms and standards, editorial scenarios, technological scenarios, telecommunications scenarios, infrastructures, and evolutionary strategies. (DB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Distance Education, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Systems, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Marketing, Postsecondary Education, Supply and Demand, Telecommunications, Teleconferencing, Training Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).