ERIC Number: ED423439
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies, Check Lists, Communication (Thought Transfer), Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Humanities, Independent Study, Information Technology, Internet, Nutrition Instruction, Optical Data Disks, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Teacher Improvement, Telecommunications, Theory Practice Relationship, Videotape Recordings, World Wide Web
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
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)