ERIC Number: ED356761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Reports from Western States. Educational Telecommunications Plans, Policies, Programs.
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.
This collection of reports highlights the status of educational telecommunications in 13 western states during 1991. Topics addressed include distance education initiatives in Alaska; activities by members of the Arizona Education Telecommunications Cooperative, including colleges, public schools, and government agencies; groups active in the planning and implementation of technology in California education; activities of the Colorado Telecommunications Advisory Commission, colleges, and other organizations in Colorado; the infrastructure for Educational Telecommunications in Hawaii, as well as Department of Education, University of Hawaii, and legislative activities; telecommunications technology in Minnesota public school districts, community colleges, private colleges, the state university system, technical colleges, and the University of Minnesota; legislative initiatives in Nevada and activities of the University of Nevada; efforts by various organizations in New Mexico, including the state library, the board of education, and several colleges; progress made in North Dakota in the areas of interactive television, interactive video, public television, computer networking, satellite broadcasting, and emerging partnerships; legislative policy, networking, community college services, and activities of state agencies in Oregon; the South Dakota Governor's Telecommunication Task Force and uses of telecommunications technology in various educational settings in the state; activities of Utah state agencies and colleges; and initiatives in Wyoming, including legislation, distance education, interactive video, and community college programs. (ALF).
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Networks, Library Role, Nontraditional Education, Public Agencies, State Legislation, State Libraries, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Telecommunications
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, P.O. Drawer P, Boulder, CO 80301-9752 ($10).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Arizona; California; Colorado; Hawaii; Minnesota; Nevada; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oregon; South Dakota; Utah; Wyoming