ERIC Number: ED355924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
A Multimedia Approach for Education and Training: The Case of EC Remote Areas. Conference Reader, European Multimedia Conference and Exhibition (Athens, Greece, September 26-27, 1991).
SATURN, Europe's Open Learning Network, Amsterdam (Netherlands).
The European Multimedia Conference and Exhibition (EMCE) was triggered by the need to stimulate debate and advance awareness of multimedia, open education, distance education, and training on a European scale. Common concerns in the European Community (EC) were expressed. The following are conference sessions, topics, and presenters: (1) opening session address by G. Souflia; (2) inaugural speech by V. Papandreou; (3) plenary sessions on skills needs and professional qualifications; (4) the state of affairs and perspectives on open university networking in Europe; (5) existing models, structures, and solutions in higher distance education in Europe; (6) training partnerships with enterprises and the example of SATURN; (7) training partnerships with enterprises; (8) applications of technology to training for business needs; (9) concepts and tools in courseware production and delivery; (10) roundtable sessions on broadcasting companies and their roles in education and training policies and on the use of satellites for education and training; (11) a review of reports from the sessions; (12) closing session remarks from G. Romeos, M. Evert (as presented by C. Kanelopoulos), A. Kalantzakos, S. Argyros, and A. Triffylis; and (13) end of conference remarks by D. Korsos and F. Nikolmann. Attachments describe the exhibition and the conference agenda. (SLD)
Descriptors: Broadcast Industry, Communications Satellites, Conferences, Distance Education, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Information Networks, Models, Multimedia Instruction, Open Education, Training
SATURN, Keizersgracht 756, 1017 EZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
Authoring Institution: SATURN, Europe's Open Learning Network, Amsterdam (Netherlands).