Authors: Thomas W. Smith
Addresses: Director, Telecommunications Programming, Dept. of Engineering Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 841 Extension Building, 432 North Lake Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
Abstract: The University of Wisconsin pioneered the use of audiographic teleconferencing for Continuing Engineering Education. Modern audiographics systems provide a cost-effective, flexible and interactive platform for distance-education delivery. The university has capitalised on these advantages and uses audiographics to deliver a variety of courses in-house to large and small enterprises and to a network of public sites across the state. Student and faculty acceptance and student performance have been very good, and the use of the system is expanding.
Keywords: audiographics; audioconferencing; distance education; teleconferencing; WisView; AutoCAD; engineering project management; computer control; power systems; Japanese language; set-up reduction; concrete foundation design; continuing engineering education; continuing education.
International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1992 Vol.2 No.2/3/4, pp.155 - 160
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