ERIC Number: ED445593
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
National Strategies and Regional Co-Operation for the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Regional Conference on Higher Education (Tokyo, Japan, 8-10 July 1997).
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
This collection of papers begins with a preface by Victor Ordenez, followed by opening speeches by Federico Mayor, Tetsuo Misumi, Heitor Gurgulino de Souze, and Wichit Srisa-an, and a keynote address by Takashi Kosugi. Three working papers include: "The University of the Future" (Edgardo J. Angara); "Institutional Challenges, Responses and Strategies" (Grant Harman); and "Educational Imperatives for a New Era" (Charles J. Ping). The four papers in the presentation section include: "Status of Multi-media and Education in Japan" (Shiro Matsuo); "Higher Education Over the Internet: Dawn of the Virtual University" (Ng. S.T. Chong); "Macro Issues and Microworlds: A Conceptual Framework for the Virtual University" (Ted Tschang); and "Internet Videoconference on the Future of Higher Education and Learning" (Ken Tsutsumibayashi). Closing speeches were presented by: George Haddad, Marco Antonio Rodrigues Dias, Edward Van Roy, S.A. Chowdhury, Mona D. Valisno, M.K. Tadjudin, Donald R. Gerth, Kastuhiko Nonaka, Ziaul Haque Zia, Yasuo Konishi, and Anuwar Ali. The final section is a "Declaration about Higher Education in Asia and the Pacific, and Plan of Action." A "Summary Report of the Conference" and "Schedule of Work" are appended. (SM)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Internet, Multimedia Instruction, Teaching Methods
UNESCO Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, P.O. Box 967, Prakanong Post Office, Bangkok 10110, Thailand.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Nations Univ., Tokyo (Japan).
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific.
Identifiers - Location: Japan