The XVII World Conference of the International Council for Distance
Education (ICDE) will be meeting in Birmingham, UK during the month of
June. ICDE95 is a pilot project designed to utilize the Internet as a
medium for distance education and to enable interested persons to
participate in some of the conference proceedings without travelling
There will be on-line sessions on the following topics:
June 5-11, 1995
Session 1: No Interaction, No Education
Session 2: Is the World Wide Web ready for serious
distance education delivery?
June 12-18, 1995
Session 3: Learning Activities for Electronic Distance
Session 4: Issues in distance education research
June 19-25, 1995
Session 5: Learning to use MUD's and MOO's
Session 6: Quality Professional Development Using Virtual
June 26-30, 1995
Face to face session in Birmingham.
July 3, 1995
Wrap up session.
I will be presenting in Session #5 and want to invite all of you
to participate. The only system requirement is internet access
with telnet capabilities. I will be posting more information about
these activities in Session #5 as we firm up our end of the
presentations. In the meantime, if you would like more information
about ICDE95, point your favorite web browser to URL:
If you do not have web access but would like more information,
please send me email and I will forward the documents to you. My
email address is: mccomas at marshall.edu.
Some of the sessions will take place via e-mail and you can
participate in these by sending an e-mail message to:
listserv at vm.ucs.ualberta.ca. In the body of your message, include
the line: subscribe ICDE95-L [your name].
Karen L. McComas
Communication Disorders, Marshall University
Huntington, WV 25755-2634
More info? finger mccomas at marshall.edu