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Visions of the Information Society:
ICTs for education and building human capital


This page is divided into three parts: 

General Resources
Institutes and Universities
Journals and Magazines

General Resources

World Bank 


OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development)

OECD Report: Education at a Glance - 2002 Edition 

Distance Learning Resource Network 

Technology Evaluation Sourcebook 

The Open University's International Centre for Distance Learning 

The Open University's Institute for Educational Technology 

National Center for Education Statistics (USA)

The Consortium for School Networking  (USA)- e.g. Project on Taking TCO to the Classroom

IEEE: International Forum of Educational Technology and Society 

IEEE Computer Society: Learning Technology Task Force 

ASK Eric  - a personalized Internet-based service providing education information to teachers, librarians, counselors, administrators, parents, and others throughout the United States and the world

Educause - advancing higher education by promoting intelligent use of information information technology. 

IMS Project, an organization developing standards for eLearning

European eLearning standards: Prometeus 

Centre for Educational Technology Interoperability Standards 

Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education

Computer-Using Educators Inc., a non-profit, California corporation founded in 1978 to promote and develop instructional uses of technology in all disciplines and at all educational levels from preschool through college. 

Instructional Technology Council (ITC)- distance education links and resources

Education World, a resource for teachers

Selling-to-schools, a resource centre for educational technology professionals 

E-Learning Exchange - Epic Learning, an e-learning exchange with several additional links

Compass Consulting International, independent consulting firm specializing in helping non-profit organizations select, implement, and manage voice, data, and video technology

Institutes and Universities

Fern-Universitńt in Hagen, Germany 

Stanford Learning Lab pages

Wallenberg Global Learning Network Distributed Interactive Learning in Wallenberg Global Learning Network 

Links to research in distance learning (1998 - Bowling Green State University, USA) 

Links to various education and virtual school resources (from the Pine Grove Area School District, USA)

Journals and Magazines

International Journal of Educational Technology 

Interactive Multimedia Electronic Journal of Computer/Enhanced Learning 

TechKnowLogia , International Journal of Technologies for the Advancement of Knowledge and Learning

Journal of Distance Learning Administration 

Journal of Interactive Media in Education 

Online Chronicle on Distance Education & Communication 

European Journal of Open and Distance Learning 

The International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning 

Ariadne Magazine (UK)

The Chronicle of Higher Education 

Electronic School, magazine on school technology

School Spending, a publication of the American School Board Journal. 

E-learning Mag, e-learning magazine for higher education.

ELearn Magazine, magazine on education and technology

Syllabus, a magazine for technology in higher education.

The Heller Reports, a monthly newsletter covering the latest developments in instructional computing, multimedia courseware, CD-ROM, networking, the internet, distance learning, etc. 

Economist Article - Lessons from Afar, 8 May 2003




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