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Learning without Boundaries : Technology to Support Distance/Distributed Learning - Robert J. Seidel

Learning without Boundaries

Technology to Support Distance/Distributed Learning

By: Robert J. Seidel (Editor), Paul R. Chatelier (Editor)

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This collection of papers is the result of a workshop sponsored by NATO's Defense Research Group Panel 8 during the Fall of 1993. The workshop was held at the University of German Armed Forces at Neubiberg (Munich) Germany 29 September-l October, 1993. Robert J. Seidel Paul R. Chatelier U.S. Army Research Institute for the Executive Office of the President Behavioral and Social Sciences Office of Science and Technology Policy Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. v PREFACE We would like to thank the authors of the papers for providing an excellent coverage of this rapidly developing technology, the session chairpersons for providing excellent structure and management for each group of papers, and each session's discussant's for their summary and personal views of their sessions papers. Our special thanks go to Dr. Rolfe Otte, the German ministry of Defense's research study group member and the person responsible for our being able to have this workshop in Munich. We are also grateful to Dr. H. Closhen of the IABG for technical and administrative assistance throughout the planning and conduct of the workshop.

Learning Without Boundaries: An Overview of Distance/Distributed Learningp. 1
Discussant Section A: Technology Requirementsp. 5
An Analysis of Conferencing as Technology for Distributed Training: Perspectives on Functionality, Instrumentation, Organizational Integration, and Cost-Effectivenessp. 7
Organisational Requirements for Educational Technologies Development and Usep. 27
Some Instructional Theory Driven Aspects of Electronic Technology Supported Distance/Distributed Learningp. 37
New Paradigms for Motivation to Learn and to Continue Learningp. 49
Discussant Session B: Today's Technological Capabilitiesp. 59
Critical Decision Making in the Context of Command and Control: A Computer Simulation Approach to Its Trainingp. 61
ECOM: Electronic Communication in Distance Learningp. 65
Technical and Administrative Issues in Distributed Training Technologyp. 73
Discussant Section C: Instructional Developmentp. 95
Distance Education in the Royal Netherlands Army Training Commandp. 97
Educational Programmes in the Federal Republic of Germany: A Review of Experiencesp. 105
Attitudinal Considerations in Distributed Trainingp. 111
Discussant Section D: Technologies Available for Applicationp. 117
Training in the Close Combat Tactical Trainerp. 119
Advanced Technologies Applied to Training Design - Distance Learning: Technologies Available for Application: Network Simulation: Lessons for Training System Design Derived from the UK(AGPT) CATT Trialp. 135
Tactical Environment Simulation for Training the Crews of the LeClerc Tankp. 151
Discussant Session E: Technology Transfer and Multiple Use of Technologies for Education and Trainingp. 157
NTTC - a New Window Into Federal RandD Informationp. 159
Italian Experiences in Distance Education and Trends towards Knowledge and Technology Transferp. 163
Transfer of Educational Materials and Systems - Problems, Solutions and Technologyp. 177
Overview of the Telematics Programme for Flexible and Distance Learning (Delta)p. 189
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ISBN: 9780306448966
ISBN-10: 0306448963
Series: Defense Research Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 199
Published: 31st March 1995
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.38