ERIC Number: ED340342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-May
Reference Count: N/A
Impact Assessment and Forecasts of Information and Telecommunications Technologies Applied to Education and Training: Volume II--Main Report and Issues Analyses. Analysis for the Orientation of the Work of Sector Actors in the Framework of DELTA.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
This report, the second 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. Following an introductory discussion of learning technologies, chapters include the following: (1) Socio-Political and Economic Implications; (2) Potential Market Demand and Problems of Supply; (3) Learning Technology Pedagogics, including educational strategies of advanced learning technologies, support of the learning process, managing the learning process, didactic strategies, human tutoring, intelligent tutoring, explorative and simulated scenarios, and collaborative learning, psychological and motivational factors, demonstrating learning technology effectiveness, evaluating costs of learning technologies, evaluating processes and skills, evaluating resources, and design methodologies; (4) Learning Technology, including systems standards, learning configurations, learning facilities, design and production environments; dedicated development facilities and tools, communications, information environments, training servers; and applications to support disabled people, language learning, collaborative learning, exploratory learning, and simulation and modelling; (5) Policy and Planning; and (6) Implementation--Transition and Evolution, including editorial, technological, and telecommunications scenarios, infrastructures, and evolutionary strategies. (DB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Networks, Computer Software, Distance Education, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Design, Marketing, Policy Formation, Political Issues, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, Socioeconomic Influences, Supply and Demand, Telecommunications, Training Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).