ERIC Number: ED408443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Learning and Technology in OECD Countries. Proceedings of a Round Table (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 14-16, 1996).
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.; National Center for Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.
This book, which is based on the papers presented by the various countries attending an international conference on technology and adult learning, contains 16 papers examining the use of technology in adult learning programs in the context of major institutional and economic change. The following papers are included: "A View from Philadelphia: Fifty Years On" (Stephen McNair) with a French version, "Philadelphie: en avance de 50 ans"; "Australia--Learning Technologies in the Tourist Industry" (Ralph Leonard); "Canada--Technology in Adult Second Language Training" (Bernart Hart, Katherine Peart); "Denmark--The Country of the Classroom" (Lilla Voss); "France--Tele-langues Distance Learning for Language Teachers: A Distance-Training Programme for Language Teachers Using Authentic Audio-visual Materials"; "Germany--Multimedia Systems in Corporate Training" (Peter Schenkel); "Italy--An 'Inform-active' Learning Environment" (Graziella Tonfoni); "Japan--Technology and Higher Education" (Akemi Kawafuchi); "Korea--Multimedia in Company Training" (Beyong-Gil Sohn, Young-Sun Yang); "Netherlands--Networks and Materials" (P. A. Kirschner et al.); "New Zealand--Technology and Deregulation" (Tom Prebble); "Norway--An Electronic College" (Morten Flate Paulsen, Torstein Rekkedal); "Spain--Education in Rural Communities" (Elena Veiguela Martinez, Carlos San Jose Villacorta); "Switzerland--Learning Technologies in Companies" (Alan McCluske); and "United Kingdom--Technology for Adult Learning" (Eddie Brittain). (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Computer Uses in Education, Corporate Education, Distance Education, Economic Change, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Independent Study, Information Networks, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Teachers, Lifelong Learning, Multimedia Instruction, Postsecondary Education, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Second Language Learning, Teacher Improvement, Tourism, Trend Analysis
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.; National Center for Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.