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ERIC Number: ED438773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 259
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Educational Telecommunications: The State-by-State Analysis, 1996-97.
Hezel Associates., Syracuse, NY.
This report provides information about trends in educational telecommunications for 1996-97. The first section, "An Overview of Educational Telecommunications in the USA," presents a summary of trends in the following areas: the growth of telecommunications and distance education; leadership and governance in telecommunications development; the changing questions of effectiveness and cost; telecommunications as an essential solution; the Telecommunications Act of 1996; state telephone rate regulation; state networks, technologies, and outlets of distance education; funding of educational telecommunications; and education policy issues. The "State-by-State Analysis" section contains a description for each of the 50 states. Each state description is divided into multiple sections:"Recent Developments" highlights activities since the 1994 report; "Statewide and Local Planning" treats planning organizations and their activities in coordinating educational telecommunications development with a particular view to legislation and policy; "Statewide and Local Networks" offers a brief view of the technical networks established for and used by educational institutions; "Higher Education" and "K-12" provide information about programmatic development in distance education and other telecommunications activities at each respective level of education; and "Funding" offers a picture of how educational telecommunications is funded. A glossary is included. (MES)
Hezel Associates, 1201 East Fayette Street, Syracuse, NY 13210. Tel: 315-422-3512; Fax: 315-422-3513.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hezel Associates., Syracuse, NY.
Note: For 1998-99 report, see IR 019 906.