ERIC Number: ED340344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
DELTA '90: Development of European Learning through Technological Advance. R + D Information and Communication Based Learning Technology.
Mitchell, Hunter D., Ed.
This report describes in detail the DELTA (Developing European Learning through Technological Advance) 1990 program, which was designed to address issues related to the use of new emerging technologies in the areas of information technology, telecommunications, and broadcasting, for learning. Six chapters cover the following topics: (1) Background, including the need, the technologies, DELTA preparation, world state of the art in educational technology, impact assessment and forecast, Operation 1992, and the Electronic University; (2) Objectives and Current Status, including a description of the objectives, program technical audit, strategic review, and requirements of the board report; (3) Overview of Program Structure, including the action lines and interactions of action lines; (4) Action Line I--Learning Systems Research, Action Line II--Collaborative Development of Advanced Learning Technology, Action Line III--Testing and Validation of Communications and of Satellite-based Open Facility for Testing, Action Line IV--Interoperability, and Action Line V--Promotion of Favorable Conditions; (5) Management of the Program, including project management and management audit; and (6) Overview of Current Standards in the DELTA Domain, including standards for the learner environment, learner interface, and telecommunications. Appendices contain summaries of DELTA projects; a brief overview of the DELTA preparatory studies; and a list of DELTA contractors in order by country. (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).