Educational Technology - its Creation, Development and Cross-cultural Transfer - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080349930, 9781483294919

Educational Technology - its Creation, Development and Cross-cultural Transfer, Volume 4

1st Edition

Editors: R.M. Thomas V.N. Kobayashi
eBook ISBN: 9781483294919
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 10th October 2014
Page Count: 275
Tax/VAT will be calculated at check-out Price includes VAT (GST)
72.95
43.99
54.95
Unavailable
Price includes VAT (GST)
× DRM-Free

Easy - Download and start reading immediately. There’s no activation process to access eBooks; all eBooks are fully searchable, and enabled for copying, pasting, and printing.

Flexible - Read on multiple operating systems and devices. Easily read eBooks on smart phones, computers, or any eBook readers, including Kindle.

Open - Buy once, receive and download all available eBook formats, including PDF, EPUB, and Mobi (for Kindle).

Institutional Access

Secure Checkout

Personal information is secured with SSL technology.

Free Shipping

Free global shipping
No minimum order.

Table of Contents

Preface. The nature of educational technology, R Murray Thomas. Computer Technology: An example of decision making in technology transfer. The creation and development of educational computer technology, D O Harper. Computer technology transfer to developing societies: a Chinese language case, J Zhuang & R Murray Thomas. Educational radio and television - their development in advanced industrial societies, R Murray Thomas. Educational radio and television - their transfer to developing societies, C Michel. Educational Print Materials: An example of diverse perceptions of technology transfer. Textbooks in comparative context, P G Altbach. Cross-cultural transfer of print media, S Gopinathan. Educational Operating Systems: An example of socio-political, historical analysis. The creation and development of an education operating system: the bureaucratic organization of the French national system of education, N F McGinn. The transfer of an education operating system: French educational management organization in the Colonies, G P Kelly. The meaning of educational technology in the modern world, V N Kobayashi. Index.


Description

This volume analyzes the conditions that promote the creation and development of educational technology in advanced industrial nations and the subsequent transfer of that technology to developing countries. Four technologies: print media, television/radio, computers and operating systems are examined in the context of both industrialized and developing nations. The problems that the developing countries face when adopting new technologies for their educational needs, political and economic conditions and cultural characteristics are discussed.

Readership

For students of educational technology and those with social education backgrounds, foreign aid agencies that support educational innovation in developing nations, and Ministries of Education in developing countries.


Details

No. of pages:
275
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1987
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483294919

Reviews

@qu:...a great deal of excellent material...For the educator who does not have a profound knowledge of educational technology this is a good introduction. @source:Comparative Education Review


About the Editors

R.M. Thomas Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

V.N. Kobayashi Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Hawaii, Honolulu, USA