Title: PRISM: examining strategies for implementing satellite-delivered continuing education in Europe

Authors: Jim Devine

Addresses: National Distance Education Centre, Dublin City University, Ireland

Abstract: A range of practical approaches has been identified in order to facilitate the introduction of satellite-delivered continuing education to professionals in small and medium-sized enterprises, and user trials have been undertaken in three European countries. The background to the trials and the pedagogic issues arising from their evaluation are discussed, and possible directions for future development are outlined.

Keywords: satellite delivery; PRISM; EuroPACE; EC-COMETT program; Ireland; Portugal; Sweden; direct broadcast; DBS; continuing education; small and medium-sized enterprises; SMEs.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1992.030393

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1992 Vol.2 No.2/3/4, pp.178 - 185

Available online: 15 Dec 2009 *

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