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ERIC Number: ED423439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 170
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Electronic Pathways. Adult Learning and the New Communication Technologies.
Field, Jane, Ed.
This book, which is intended as a practical resource for individuals who are professionally concerned with adult learning, contains 21 papers and 3 checklists concerning the new communication and information technologies (IT) and adult learning. The following papers and checklists are included: "Introduction" (Jane Field); "The Use of Telematics in Education and Training" (Ray Winders);"The Global Demands for Change" (Martin Buck); "Can You Put Your Arm around a Student on the Internet?" (Jill Mannion Brunt); "The Adult Learner as Listener, Viewer, and Cybersurfer" (John Field); "Teaching and Learning with the New Technologies: for Richer, for Poorer; for Better, for Worse..." (Paul Helm); "Adult Learning by Videoconferencing" (Alan Robinson); "Developing Videoconferencing: The East Anglia Distance Learning Initiative" (John Smith); "Video Links and Outreach Centres" (Andy Leal); "Low-Cost Computer-Mediated Conferencing for Part-Time Evening Degree Students" (Kate Sankey, Dominic Dibble); "Computer Conferencing and the Continuing Professional Development of Teachers in the Post-16 Sector" (Tony Lewis, Maude Gould, Malcolm Ryan); "Towards World Wide Web Courseware for the Humanities: The Problems of Text on Screen" (Sarah Porter, Peter Childs); "Building Learning Webs" (Martin Buck); "Three Ws in Transition: Two Universities Working Together" (Betty Walsh); "Skills in Creating Networked Information Resources for Teaching and Learning" (Geoff Rhen); "Text, Theory, Event: Interactive CD-ROM Technology for the Humanities" (Lisa McRory); "IT Training by Satellite" (Adrian Vranch); "Rural Telematics for Economic Development" (Aideen McGinley, Kate O'Dubhchair); "Rural Broadnet in Shropshire" (Sue Challis); "Using Telematics To Take the 'Distance' Out of Distance Education" (Brian Gilding, Paul Helm, Rob McClements); Checklist 1: Good Practice; Checklist 2: Pitfalls; Checklist 3: Opportunities and Benefits; "Telematics and Adult Learning" (Stephen McNair); and "Telematics for Education: The Policies and Programmes of the European Union" (John Field). (MN)
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, 21 De Montfort Street, Leicester LE1 7GE, United Kingdom (14.95 pounds).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)