1st Edition

Toward International Tele-Education

By Wilbur Blume Copyright 1984
    288 Pages
    by Routledge

    272 Pages
    by Routledge

    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

    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. "