ERIC Number: ED503271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Media in Asia. Perspectives on Distance Education
Reddi, Usha V., Ed.; Mishra, Sanjaya, Ed.
Commonwealth of Learning
This is the first book to survey the region's use of educational media and summarise the experiences of different Commonwealth Asian countries in one collection. It includes a review of the key issues, country studies, research reviews and several case studies on harnessing technologies for distance-learning initiatives. The book is designed to serve as both a resource and a guide. Following a Preface (Sir John Daniel), Contributor information, and an Introduction/Overview (Usha V. Reddi), the book is divided into three parts. Part I, Country Profiles, includes: (1) Educational Media in Bangladesh (Monira Hossain); (2) Educational Media in India (Binod C. Agrawal); (3) Educational Media in Malaysia (Rozhan M. Idrus); (4) Educational Media in Singapore (Cher Ping Lim); and (5) Educational Media in Sri Lanka (Shironica Karunanayaka and Rupa Wijeratne). Part II, Research Reviews, includes: (6) Audio, Radio and Interactive Radio (Sanjaya Mishra); (7) Educational Television and Teleconference (Sohanvir Chaudhary and Santosh Panda); and (8) Computers, Multimedia and E-Learning (Paul Kawachi). Part III, Case Studies, includes: (9) Educational Media Strategy at Indira Gandhi National Open University, India (Ramesh C. Sharma and Suresh Garg); (10) Application of Educational Media at Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia (Tian Belawati, Dewi Padmo and Eduard Sinar); (11) Use of Information Communication Technology in Teachers' Professional Development Courses Via Distance: A Case Study of Teachers in Kedah (Hisham Dzakiria and Zuber Hassan); (12) Educational Media in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University with Special Reference to Teleconference (V. Venkaiah); (13) Satellite-Based Distance Education Program at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India (Kavi Arya, Saraswathi Krithivasan and Shyamala Iyer); and (14) E-Learning for Development: The Case of the University of the Philippines Open University (Melinda dela Pena-Bandalaria.) The book concludes with an Epilogue (Usha V. Reddi.) (Chapters are appended, noted and referenced individually. Contains 8 figures and 9 tables.)
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Profiles, Educational Television, Case Studies, Open Universities, Distance Education, Educational Radio, Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Teacher Education, Professional Development, Teleconferencing, Educational Research, Multimedia Instruction
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth of Learning, Vancouver (British Columbia).
Identifiers - Location: Asia; Bangladesh; India; Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka