ERIC Number: ED413870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Communications Satellites, Computer Networks, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Design, Interaction, Interactive Video, Problem Solving, Special Needs Students, Technological Advancement, Teleconferencing, World Wide Web
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.