New Zealand higher education in the age of the global virtual university
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Cathy Gunn is Senior Lecturer in Educational Technology at the Centre for Professional Development, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Originally from Scotland, her current rersearch focus is in the evaluation of flexible learning.
Previously she held academic positions at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and in, the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. Her current research, funded, by a grant from the National Science Foundation, focuses on educational applications of digital libraries.
An earlier version of this paper was presented at “The Role of the University in the Future Information Society Conference,” Northern Arizona Univesity, October 1999.
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