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Learning: From Socrates to Cyberspace

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 1998
Series: Net. LEARNING.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This program provides an overview of the history of education and distance learning, including an extensive interview with Professor Neil Postman from the first television classroom of the 1950s, Sunrise Semester. From there, the program explores various case studies involving distance learning: a homeless women gets her GED; a handicapped woman graduates from college; and a choreographer puts together a Net dance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Kifaru Productions, 1998
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695009822
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"This program provides an overview of the history of education and distance learning, including an extensive interview with Professor Neil Postman from the first television classroom of the 1950s, Sunrise Semester. From there, the program explores various case studies involving distance learning: a homeless women gets her GED; a handicapped woman graduates from college; and a choreographer puts together a Net dance course by combining images of life-forms with virtual reality. The founder of the first M.S. degree in information systems talks about how it is used by corporations to train young executives. Linda Harrison, author of the Virtual You guidebook to learning on the Internet, talks about how teachers can shape the educational environment to include distance learning. Various experts discuss the future of on-line education. (64 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (64 minutes.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Extension Universities in Rural America (3:16) --
Television: College Courses (4:20) --
Online Classes (6:47) --
Online Communication Networks & Online Education (4:48) --
Distance Learning and PLATO System (4:28) --
Multi-Media Education (3:08) --
Online Master's Program (7:45) --
Education and Computer Systems (4:50) --
Universities and Corporate Requirements (3:58) --
Dancing in Cyberspace (5:07) --
Online Learning and Bandwidth (4:20) --
Franchised Education? (3:45) --
Future of Cyberlearning (3:41).
Series Title: Net. LEARNING.

Abstract:

This program provides an overview of the history of education and distance learning, including an extensive interview with Professor Neil Postman from the first television classroom of the 1950s, Sunrise Semester. From there, the program explores various case studies involving distance learning: a homeless women gets her GED; a handicapped woman graduates from college; and a choreographer puts together a Net dance course by combining images of life-forms with virtual reality. The founder of the first M.S. degree in information systems talks about how it is used by corporations to train young executives. Linda Harrison, author of the Virtual You guidebook to learning on the Internet, talks about how teachers can shape the educational environment to include distance learning. Various experts discuss the future of on-line education.

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