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Access to Knowledge: New Information Technologies and the Emergence of the Virtual University

edited by F. Ted Tschang and Tarcisio Della Senta
Format
Book
Published
Amsterdam ; New York : Pergamon, 2001.
Edition
1st ed
Language
English
Series
Issues in Higher Education
Issues in Higher Education (Oxford, England)
ISBN
0080436706
Contents
  • Part I Knowledge-Based Perspectives on Learning and Institutional Change
  • 2. Virtual Universities and Learning Environments: Characterizing their Emergence and Design / Ted Tschang 17
  • 3. Learning Environments: The Virtual University and Beyond / Michael Dillinger 53
  • 4. Reforming the Educational Knowledge Base: Course Content and Skills in the Internet Age / Janusz Szczypula, Ted Tschang, Om Vikas 93
  • Part II Transforming Learning Environments with New Technologies
  • 5. Internet Technologies: Towards Advanced Infrastructure and Learning Applications / Ng Chong 129
  • 6. Course Delivery Systems for the Virtual University / Peter Brusilovsky, Philip Miller 167
  • 7. Digital Libraries and Virtual Universities / Christine L. Borgman 207
  • 8. Social Foundations for Collaboration in Virtual Environments / Gloria Mark 241
  • Part III Moving Towards the Virtual University: Institutional Experiences from Different Regions
  • 9. Institutional Models for Virtual Universities / Robin Mason 267
  • 10. From Traditional Distance Learning to Virtual Distance Learning in Higher Education in Africa: Trends and Challenges / Magdallen Juma 289
  • 11. Graduate Studies at a Distance: The Construction of a Brazilian Model / Ricardo Barcia, Joao Vianney, Rosangela Rodrigues, Marialice De Moraes, Fernando Spanhol, Denia De Bittencourt 313
  • 12. ITESM Virtual University: Towards a Transformation of Higher Education / Marisa Martin Perez 337
  • 13. Distance Higher Education and a New Trend of Virtual Universities in Asia / Aya Yoshida 371
  • 14. Internet and Virtual Universities: Towards Learning and Knowledge Systems / Ted Tschang 399.
Description
xviii, 434 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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