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ERIC Number: ED413870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 447
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Competition-Connection-Collaboration. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Distance Teaching and Learning (13th, Madison, Wisconsin, August 6-8, 1997).
Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.
Presentations at this conference focused on how organizations and individuals are improving their efforts to serve learners at a distance through innovative approaches to competition and collaboration. Rapid developments in technology promise expanded access to education and training resources, but the developments challenge traditional policies and teaching-learning methods. This proceedings volume includes 66 papers presented at information sessions, and 13 tutorial and workshop papers. Topics covered include statewide computer training via satellite; international business education; two-way video advanced placement course for high school and college students; web resources; critical evaluation of information and tools; a model for K-12 videoconferencing; student attitudes about computer conferencing; communications conventions; storytelling for interactive television; evaluating distance education; virtual classrooms; policy for distance delivery; computer-based interaction; collaborative learning; Lotus Notes; interactivity in satellite training; web page instruction; web-based training; urban distance learning; partnerships in the information age; continuing professional education; special needs students in education and industry; agricultural distance learning; video teletraining; preparing information systems professionals for managerial roles; user friendly teleconferencing; partnering universities and public television; print-based distance learning materials; rural teacher certification program; teaching soft skills by distance; interactive WWW based learning modules; electronic libraries; culture of institutional rewards; Air Force collaboration with interactive television; knowledge management; influence of diversity on distance education; intellectual property and copyright issues; equal access to information for disabled students; designing and developing course for WWW delivery; and designing instruction based on naturally occurring interactions. (SWC)
Continuing and Vocational Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 225 N. Mills St., Rm. 112, Madison, WI 53706 ($25 plus postage).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.