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Pietras, Jesse John – 1996
This paper presents an overview of the regulatory, technological, and economic status of interactive distance learning in Connecticut as it relates to the current and future provisioning of services by the telecommunications and cable television industries. The review is predicated upon the following questions: (1) What obligations should the…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Costs, Distance Education, Economic Factors
Pietras, Jesse John; Murphy, Robert J. – 1993
Distance learning in Connecticut has begun to develop in the wake of telecommunications (TELCO) infrastructure modernization. Progress in this area is reviewed and discussed. The state has not yet adopted a standardized statewide policy governing the delivery of educational telecommunications programing, and various private producers currently…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cable Television, Cost Effectiveness, Distance Education
Pietras, Jesse John – 1994
The Connecticut State Legislature has adopted sweeping telecommunications legislation that will enhance distance education in the state through cable television and telecommunications technologies. This legislation eradicates the delimitation on cable operators of one-way transmission of cable signals and removes the primary statutory restriction…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Pietras, Jesse John – 1995
Connecticut has proposed legislation to augment the remote education infrastructure which includes public libraries, public schools, and institutions of higher learning. The purpose of one bill is to explore the possibilities of transmitting interactive distance education to all schools intrastate and to classify public libraries at a cheaper…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Computer Networks, Costs, Distance Education