ERIC Number: ED417703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Information Technology in Education and Training (IT@EDU98). Proceedings, Session 1.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
The first session of IT@EDU98 consisted of four papers and was chaired by Dong Thi Bich Thuy (University of Natural Sciences, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). "Technology for Learning: The Present and Future in the United States" (Thomas Owens, Carolyn Cohen) focuses on how technology is changing learning, looks at the most promising opportunities as well as concerns, and describes implications for the use of technology in improving educational outcomes. "Computer Systems Technology Programs at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (Canada). A Technology-Based Model for Information Technology" (Ken Takagaki) describes the underlying concepts of the diploma and technology program models, investigates how they result in distinct and viable job entry and career advancement credentials, and suggests how the programs should evolve to keep pace with rapid changes in technology in this high technology and software industry. "Using the World Wide Web in Education and Training" (James Kow Kim Song) looks at using the World Wide Web for distance education and describes "Informatics1" an Internet online service for learners that provides an interactive environment including video conferencing, automated online tests, mock exams, educational resources, chat rooms for group discussions and other technology. The text of the third paper, "The University Level Training Program of the Information Technology" (Phan Dinh Dieu) is not included. (SWC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: For entire Proceedings, of which this is one untitled session, see IR 018 769. For sessions 1-6, see IR 018 770-775.