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ERIC Number: ED354853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Oct
Pages: 55
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Using Computer-Based, Telecommunications Services To Serve Educational Purposes at Home. Final Report.
Sivin-Kachala, Jay P.; Bialo, Ellen R.
This report addresses the use of computer-based telecommunications services to meet educational needs at home, focusing on services for students in grade 7 through college, including adult education. The curriculum areas on which the report concentrates are mathematics, science, technology, engineering, and career education. The report is divided into 10 sections: (1) An Overview of Telecommunication Functions that Support Educational Purposes; (2) An Overview of Service Providers; (3) Data Highway: The Internet; (4) General Purpose, Commercial Networks that Provide Educational Services; (5) Regional and Statewide Networks; (6) Library Access Networks; (7) Special Purpose Networks; (8) Bulletin Board Systems; (9) Telephone Homework Hotlines: A Model for Computer Network-Based Tutoring Services; and (10) Conclusions. The appendix contains a contact list of project consultants, online services, and homework hotline services; an annotated list of 13 additional online projects and services; and a list of additional resources, including publications and organizations, related to educational applications of telecommunications. (ALF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Interactive Educational Systems Design, Inc., New York, NY.