Title: PACECOM: learner support for EuroPACE satellite programs

Authors: Oliver Vallee

Addresses: EuroPACE – European Programme of Advanced Continuing Education, France

Abstract: EuroPACE uses satellite technology to deliver education in engineering and technology to European industry and universities. PACECOM is a communications environment created by EuroPACE to provide electronic mail, computer conferencing, and library retrieval as on-line support for the EuroPACE programs. This paper looks at the objectives of PACECOM, and presents suggestions for improvement of the service and for maximising the benefits of the system.

Keywords: PACECOM; EuroPACE; electronic mail; email; computer conferencing; communications environment; library retrieval; information retrieval; satellite delivery; online support.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.1992.030397

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 1992 Vol.2 No.2/3/4, pp.207 - 213

Available online: 15 Dec 2009 *

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