By Topic

A regional broadcast-centric education system

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
El-Shishiny, H. ; Technol. Group, IBM, Egypt ; Masullo, M.J. ; Ruiz, A.

Argues that a broadcast-centric solution can be enabled to provide educational services, in particular distance learning, to an entire region. This solution can provide equity access to resources for all schools in a large region, or access for undergraduate and postgraduate students to an open regional university. The approach described includes a combination of broadcast delivery and local redistribution of content and/or direct and interactive access to the content over the broadcast infrastructure. It requires that special consideration be given to the organization of content for distribution in this manner, therefore those issues are discussed. Enabling technologies are described

Published in:

Computers and Communications, 1997. Proceedings., Second IEEE Symposium on

Date of Conference:

1-3 Jul 1997