Training Educators through Networks and Distributed Systems

European Union
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Project period: 
Monday, January 1, 1996 to Saturday, January 31, 1998

The project TRENDS aimed in developing and effectively offering education to teachers, in order to improve the quality of general purpose teaching services and to create new jobs in the area of education. The main concept was to focus on the improvement of existing Open Distance Learning (ODL) techniques, as far as multimedia and telematics themes concern, using the newest methods of Information Services. The project results aimed to cover the needs of people who provide education, as education services providers, teachers, company administrators, educational material designers/producer, and users who receive knowledge, such as professionals who have direct educational needs and employees who work in far-away working places.