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ERIC Number: ED362357
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 117
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Chugach Conference: Finding Our Way in the Communication Age (3rd, Anchorage, Alaska, October 3-5, 1991).
The Chugach Conferences on the future of communication in Alaska are working conferences in which participants play as important a role as the speakers. The 1991 conference alternated public sessions with small-group discussion of communications issues such as rural circumstances, telephone policy, evolving communication technologies, distance education, privacy, and access to information. This proceedings record contains the following transcripts: (1) "A Progress Report: Communication Age Challenges and What's Happening Here" (Dean Gottehrer, Kay Brown, Ed Cushing, and Jason Ohler); (2) "Project Jukebox: 'We Are Digitizing Our Oral History Collection...And We're Including a Database'" (Steve Smith); (3) "Computer Conferencing: 'Let's Imagine You're at a Party with Isaac Asimov, Woody Allen and Bill Gates'" (Davis Foulger); (4) "'I think It's Critical That We Have a Real Presence in the Area of Telecommunications'" (Wayne Miller); (5) " The Old Familiar Landmarks Seem To Be Disappearing'" (Jerome Komisar); (6) "The Social and Political Contradictions of the Information Age" (Herbert Dordick); (7) "Broadcasting as a Tool for Social Change" (Brian Maracle); (8) "Center for Information Technology Reports: 'What We Don't Have Is a Record of Evaluating What We've Done'" (Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander, and Douglas Franklin); (9) "Emerging Issues in Access and Dissemination of Government Information" (Ed Levine); (10) "Four Perspectives: The Past, Present and Future of Telecommunication in Rural Alaska" (Mark Foster, James Gore, Richard Dowling, and Willie Hensley); (11) "Putting Information Technologies to Work for Economic Development in Rural America" (Sherry Emery); (12) "The Alaska Telegraphics Project: First-Year Results and Second-Year Plans" (Alex Hills and Greg Moore); and (13) "The Conference Participants Report." A participant list is included. (KS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Alaska Univ., Anchorage.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Alaska