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Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 2001
Explores the concept of electronic books and how they fit in with educational technology. Topics include new portable devices that store multiple electronic books; multimedia capabilities; the ability to connect with other electronic devices, including computer networks; and future possibilities that may depend on the acceptance of change. (LRW)
Descriptors: Change, Computer Networks, Educational Technology, Futures (of Society)
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1999
Examines how institutions must help students develop skills they will need in the early part of the 21st century to get the attention of employers and find good jobs. Discusses economic change and the new worker, and preparing students to use technologies for their personal/professional survival in the knowledge economy. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Economic Change, Education Work Relationship, Educational Objectives
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1992
Discusses the movement toward digital-based platforms including full-motion video for multimedia products. Hardware- and software-based compression techniques for digital data storage are considered, and a chart summarizes features of Digital Video Interactive, Moving Pictures Experts Group, P x 64, Joint Photographic Experts Group, Apple…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Storage Devices, Instructional Materials
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1992
Describes desktop video production that can be used for educational and/or training needs. Recent trends in video communication are examined; desktop analog video production and relevant production products are described; and the future possibilities of desktop digital video production are considered, including digital image compression. (two…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1999
Examines the network computer, originally conceived as an alternative device to personal computers to access the Internet and World Wide Web, from a technology perspective and looks at potential uses in education. Describes network architecture; discusses uses for library research, educational technology laboratories, and distance education.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 2000
Explores knowledge management concepts, with a special emphasis on its use as an educational technology. Discusses the need for knowledge management technology in education. Provides a framework that defines an overall approach and process to knowledge management. Offers recommendations for effectively leveraging knowledge management in education.…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Educational Technology
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1992
Discusses the definition of multimedia and describes various storage platforms currently in use as well as future possibilities. Highlights include interactive video; digital-based storage platforms; CD-ROM; digital video interactive (DVI); compact disc-interactive (CD-I); Commodore dynamic total vision (CDTV); CD-ROM extended architecture (CD-ROM…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Futures (of Society), Hypermedia, Interactive Video
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1993
Describes the Central Media Resource System (CMRS), a method that allows multimedia instruction to large groups of students. Highlights include the information infrastructure, including fiber optics and coaxial cable; use of the CMRS in the classroom and in the media resource center; and future possibilities, including local and wide area…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Computer Assisted Instruction, Futures (of Society), Information Networks
Galbreath, Jeremy; Andreotta, Ralph J. – Educational Technology, 1994
Discusses the National Information Infrastructure (NII) and its ramifications for educational institutions and the global marketplace. Highlights include components of the NII, including computer hardware, communication networks, computing and information resources, and human resources; the government role in competition, investment incentives,…
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Networks, Educational Technology, Futures (of Society)
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1993
Provides an update on optical disk technology as a means of digital media storage and explains why it may become a standard storage technology for telemedia technology. Topics discussed include read-only formats; write-once formats, including WORM and CD-WORM; rewritable formats; videodiscs; and future possibilities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Information Storage, Optical Data Disks, Standards
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1995
Examines the match between multimedia data and local area network (LAN) infrastructures. Highlights include applications for networked multimedia, i.e., asymmetric and symmetric; alternate LAN technology, including stream management software, Ethernet, FDDI (Fiber Distributed Data Interface), and ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode); WAN (Wide Area…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Local Area Networks, Multimedia Materials, Standards
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1997
Provides an update on the standards that are governing digital multimedia technology. Highlights include symmetrical multimedia standards that include a variety of compression and transmission schemes; asymmetrical multimedia standards that includes compressed digital motion video and still images; applications sharing; networks; and the Internet.…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Internet, Photographs, Standards
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1996
Discusses interactive television in the context of the developing information superhighway. Topics include potential applications, including video on demand; telecommunications companies; digital media technologies; content; regulatory issues; the nature of technology users; origination components; distribution/infrastructure components;…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Federal Regulation, Information Industry, Interactive Television