In the spring of 1983, concerned representatives from the communication technology, education, and government sectors gathered at a conference to explore possibilities for tele-education. This book presents their views and provides a wealth of information bearing on past, present, and future tele-education efforts. The authors in Part 1 describe gl
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Westview Replica Editions -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Global Needs of Education -- Introduction -- Educational Needs in the Developing World -- Current International Plans and Programs to Address Educational Needs in Developing Countries -- Educational Needs in the Developed Countries* -- Knowledge and Resources to Foster Tele-Education -- Introduction -- What We Know About Using Communication Technologies in Education -- Speculations on Higher Education and International Communication -- Global Inventory of Institutions that Produce, Fund, or Coordinate Educational Programs -- International Education Programming Exchange -- National Capacities for Tele-Education -- Pacing Factors in the Adoption of Communication Technologies for Education -- Communication Technology Developments and International Tele-Education -- Lessons from Cross-Cultural Education Projects -- Prospects and Issues in International Tele-Education -- Introduction -- Tele-Education via Satellite* -- The Problems and Prospects of Tele-Education -- Economic Issues in Satellite-Based Educational Projects -- A Preliminary Legal Roadmap for International Satellite-Based Educational Projects -- Political Issues in Satellite-Based Educational Projects -- The Larger World Context -- The World Game -- Conclusion
"Wilbur T. Blume is professor of communication in international relations at the U.S. International University. Paul Schneller is a consultant in educational communications and instructional design. "