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Building University Electronic Educational Environments

IFIP TC3 WG3.2/3.6 International Working Conference on Building University Electronic Educational Environments August 4–6, 1999, Irvine, California, USA

  • Stephen D. Franklin
  • Ellen Strenski

Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 38)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Pamela Tröndle, Heinz Mandl, Frank Fischer, Jürgen Hartmut Koch, Johann Schlichter, Gunnar Teege
    Pages 37-50
  3. Alfredo Fernandez-Valmayor, Covadonga Lopez-Alonso, Arlette Sere, Baltasar Fernandez-Manjon
    Pages 51-66
  4. W. Van Petegem, P. Sloep, J. Gerrissen, D. Jansen, R. Schuwer
    Pages 67-78
  5. P. Fisser, E. Stacey, T. J. van Weert, J. Wibe, C. Fulford, U. Fuller et al.
    Pages 79-89
  6. Lone Dirckinck-Holmfeld, Annette Lorensten
    Pages 101-114
  7. Petra Fisser, Michiel van Geloven
    Pages 115-123
  8. Richard Jones, David Beckett, Sally Fincher
    Pages 125-139
  9. M. F. Verdejo, M. Rodríguez-Artacho, J. I. Mayorga, M. Y. Calero
    Pages 141-153
  10. Luis Anido, Martín Llamas, Manuel Fernández, Juan Burguillo
    Pages 155-167
  11. Tom J. van Weert, Bauke van der Wal
    Pages 201-215
  12. Lawrence M. Baldwin, Panagiotis T. Metaxas, Winifred J. Wood
    Pages 217-232
  13. Werner Beuschel, Alfred Bork, Chris Hughes, Timothy G. McMahon, Peter Serdiukov, Elizabeth Stacey
    Pages 233-251
  14. Stephen D. Franklin, Ellen Strenski
    Pages E1-E1
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 271-273

About this book

Introduction

The Internet and the World Wide Web are deeply affecting the way things are traditionally done. E-commerce is changing businesses; the stock market is accessible to individuals; digitized journals, up-to-date databases, and newsgroups are changing the lives of researchers. Is it reasonable to think that learning will remain unaffected? Nevertheless, universities, with their blend of teaching and research, have much to offer to those who wish to learn more than simple skills: judgment, initiative, and fair competition for research positions. Over the years, universities have acquired invaluable resources in the form of laboratories and libraries with specially trained staff. How can they evolve to take advantage of the many possibilities of the Internet and broadband communication? Many institutions of higher education are trying to integrate new information and communications technologies into current curricula or to develop new learning paradigms for learning. Because it is still so early in the game they are eager to compare their efforts and results to the achievements of others and are willing to learn from them. The International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) is a multi­ national federation of professional and technical organizations, founded in 1960 under the auspices of UNESCO, whose mission is to assist in the development, exploitation, and application of Information Technology for the benefit of all peoples. Given this scope of activity, IFIP seemed the appropriate body to give an international dimension to such a forum.

Keywords

Campus Europe Hypermedia Java Lifelong Learning Web computer computer science education higher education innovation multimedia university virtual university

Editors and affiliations

  • Stephen D. Franklin
    • 1
  • Ellen Strenski
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-35502-3
  • Copyright Information IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2000
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-4694-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-35502-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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