Applications of two-way satellite broadband for lifelong learning

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dc.contributor.author Koulouris, P en
dc.contributor.author Sotiriou, S en
dc.contributor.author Gargalakos, M en
dc.contributor.author Uzunoglu, NK en
dc.date.accessioned 2014-03-01T02:52:53Z
dc.date.available 2014-03-01T02:52:53Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/36130
dc.subject.other Learning approach en
dc.subject.other Life long learning en
dc.subject.other Rural community en
dc.subject.other Satellite broadband en
dc.subject.other Two-way satellites en
dc.subject.other E-learning en
dc.subject.other Satellites en
dc.title Applications of two-way satellite broadband for lifelong learning en
heal.type conferenceItem en
heal.identifier.primary 10.1109/ICSpT.2011.6064664 en
heal.identifier.secondary 6064664 en
heal.identifier.secondary http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICSpT.2011.6064664 en
heal.publicationDate 2011 en
heal.abstract The Rural Wings project tested the use of DVB-RCS-based satellite broadband integrated with local wireless networks, for the delivery of innovative e-learning services to remote rural communities in Europe. A number of scenarios of use were developed and implemented in more than 100 pilot sites in 12 countries across Europe and beyond, corresponding to a wide range of learning approaches and diverse learning circumstances in the various rural settings. In the light of the experiences and data gathered during the trials in the pilot sites, several aspects of the appropriateness and impact of the proposed intervention were evaluated. This paper focuses on and summarises some of the most interesting findings relating to the degree to which the deployed satellite broadband technology managed to deliver the planned e-learning activities. © 2011 IEEE. en
heal.journalName 2nd International Conference on Space Technology, ICST 2011 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/ICSpT.2011.6064664 en

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