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Burpee, Peter; Wilson, Brenda – McGill Journal of Education, 1991
This report describes the development of a distance education, professional development program for teacher education which promotes two-way communication between tutor and student through use of the telephone, electronic mail, and facsimile transmission (FAX). It is reported that in 1986, McGill University in Montreal began by offering education…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Facsimile Transmission
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Mai, Uli; Burpee, Peter – McGill Journal of Education, 1996
Considers the difficulties experienced by the East German School system adjusting to a more progressive educational philosophy. Specifically, contrasts the traditional East German geography instruction (focused solely on physical geography) with the West German emphasis on social issues and problem solving. Many East German instructors distrust…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Decentralization, Democratic Values, Educational Change