This survey presents the results of research into information technologies in education conducted in 2000 by request of UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education (IITE UNESCO) in the framework of “Information Technologies in Education: State-of-the-Art, Needs and Perspectives” project. The research included development of an optimized procedure of searching the Internet for information on information technologies in education (ITE) and related activity, creation of a database of ITE information systems (ITE IS), analysis of existent ITE IS and their functional properties and organizational structures, analysis of IS availability structure.
Based on the analysis conducted within the survey recommendations for UNESCO have been worked out concerning the development of a global information system on ITE current state-of-the-art, needs and perspectives, including advice on target setting and choice of research topics.
The survey is aimed at developers of information systems on the Internet, scientists, teachers and methodologists whose professional activity is connected with the creation and utilization of modern information and telecommunication technologies in education.
The analysis of Internet resources is presented as of end of 1999. The regularly updated database can be found on the IITE UNESCO web site at http://is.iite.ru/html
IITE UNESCO is planning to make this survey annual and will be happy to hear any comments and remarks which can be sent to:
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