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ERIC Number: ED500042
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 11
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
Interactive Communication by Applying Contemporary Media in Higher Education
Tatkovic, Nevenka; Ruzic, Maja
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Today society has become a multimedia society, turned towards new forms of communication, ready for changes and the new communicational challenges. The students, surrounded by PCs, mobile phones and ever so sophisticated software, videos, wireless sets and TVs, DVDs, satellite transmissions and "the media above all other media"--the Internet. Because of that, the teaching ought to lean on new tools of technology that would speed up and make more efficient the process of communication. Considering several definitions of communication, the students learn about the communicational modules (compiled by Shannon, Shram, Newcomb, P. Watzlawicky) as well as the scheme of contemporary media used for educational purposes. A video-conference presented with more details, the relevant equipment required for realization of the same, types of conferences are indicated as well as the samples of video-conferences in the field of education, especially so in the Republic of Croatia. The last portion of the work contains a brief survey on the research work carried out among students in order to elicit their opinions on interactive communication by means of contemporary media in high school education. A list of useful links is included. (Contains 5 charts and 1 table.) [Published in: "Interactive Communication in Education," ed. Nevenka Tatkovic (University of Rijeka, Teacher Training College of Pula, 2005).]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Croatia