TelE-Learning pp 97-100

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Streaming technology — How does it affect education?

Report from a project using satellite-based communication
  • Anton Knierzinger
  • Caroline Weigner
  • Bernhard Collini-Nocker


The prime aim of the AVD project is to investigate the potentialities of specific technologies for education. In particular the project addresses: mediaon-demand services for schools, new ways of active use of media by students, interactive TV as the synchronous part of an e-Learning environment.

Key words

the learning market teacher education internet streaming technology broadcasting technology digital media 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anton Knierzinger
    • 1
  • Caroline Weigner
    • 2
  • Bernhard Collini-Nocker
    • 2
  1. 1.Paedagogische Akademie der Diözese Linz and Education Highway LinzAustria
  2. 2.Institute for Computer SciencesUniversity of SalzburgAustria

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