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Internet and Higher Education

2001 Volume 4, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Back to the future for higher education: Medieval universities

    Michael D Byrd

    Most universities and colleges do not resemble medieval universities in their faculty, students, organization, curriculum, and physical campus. However, there is increasing evidence that higher... More

    pp. 1-7

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  2. The demand-driven learning model: A framework for Web-based learning

    Colla J MacDonald, Emma J Stodel, Laura G Farres, Krista Breithaupt & Martha A Gabriel

    This paper reviews recent philosophical debate surrounding the future role and activities of universities in a technological society. In this text, an argument is put forward for academics to take ... More

    pp. 9-30

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  3. Satisfaction of college students with the digital learning environment: Do learners' temperaments make a difference?

    Suzanne P. Stokes

    Undergraduate students enrolled in courses that incorporate Web-based modules were surveyed to assess their satisfaction with learning in a digital instructional environment, with the goal of... More

    pp. 31-44

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  4. A survey of current research on online communities of practice

    Christopher M Johnson

    The author surveys current literature on communities of practice and their potential development using networked technology and remote collaboration, specifically with respect to World Wide Web ... More

    pp. 45-60

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  5. Reflections on using the Internet for the evaluation of course delivery

    Ian C Reid

    The increased pressures on universities to have demonstrable accountability measures in the form of quality assurance systems, coupled with the increasing use of Internet technologies in education,... More

    pp. 61-75

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  6. The Internet 2 Middleware Initiative

    Greg Simco

    Middleware exists between distributed applications and the operating system, networks, and hardware. This layer of software hides the details of the distributed system while providing common... More

    pp. 77-84

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