Distance Learning Technology And Applications / Edition 1by Daniel Minoli
Pub. Date: 05/31/1996
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
While emphasizing the engineering-related issues, this book examines the business, engineering, and regulatory factors shaping the growth of the distance learning industry, and proposes specific business and application solutions that can speed the process of industry development. The book examines issues affecting potential providers and users, application and… See more details below
While emphasizing the engineering-related issues, this book examines the business, engineering, and regulatory factors shaping the growth of the distance learning industry, and proposes specific business and application solutions that can speed the process of industry development. The book examines issues affecting potential providers and users, application and networking solutions, and current efforts to build a National Information Infrastructure.
Distance Learning fills in the gaps in existing literature, with detailed analyses of wide area networking (WAN) services, including ATM, SMDS, Frame Relay, Cable TV, Data Over Cable, Switched Data Services, ISDN (BRI and DRI) and Satellite; application solutions including Groupware, Continuous Presence, Business TV, Video Broadcasting and the Internet community. A valuable resource for:
� Education providersdeepen your knowledge of the links you need to establish with students, and the networking solutions that can provide those links.
� Administrators and IS managerslearn about existing and emerging networking solutions available to you.
� Corporate managersacquire a sense of the necessary economic investments and potential paybacks.
� Network service providerspinpoint the needs of the distance learning market, and how your services meet these needs.
� Public policy makersget updated on the current status of distance learning initiatives and the requirements they impose on the NII.
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Table of Contents
|Ch. 1||Introduction to the Distance Learning Environment||3|
|Ch. 2||The Distance Learning Needs of K-12 Schools||43|
|Ch. 3||(Re)Educating the Corporation||79|
|Ch. 4||Distance Learning Needs of Universities||125|
|Ch. 5||State-Based Distance Learning Initiatives||145|
|Ch. 6||NII and the Distance Learning Initiatives of the Federal and State Governments||183|
|Ch. 7||NII and Distance Learning Initiatives of the Telephone Companies||197|
|Ch. 8||The Role of the Cable TV Companies and the AAPs||221|
|Ch. 9||The Internet and Distance Learning||235|
|Ch. 10||Case Study: Implementing High-Performance IDL Systems in K-12||249|
|Ch. 11||Case Study of Distance Learning at New York University: The Virtual College||269|
|Ch. 12||Case Study: Westcott Communications and Distance Learning||299|
|About the Author||339|
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