ERIC Number: ED404957
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Learning Revolution. The Challenge of Information Technology in the Academy.
Oblinger, Diana G., Ed.; Rush, Sean C., Ed.
This book addresses the fundamental changes occurring in higher education, centering on productivity, quality, access, and competitiveness. The 15 chapters illustrate how public and private institutions are providing leadership for the higher education revolution. Chapters include: (1) "The Learning Revolution: (Diana G. Oblinger and Sean C. Rush); (2) "The Transformation of Higher Education" (Michael Hooker); (3) "Another Paradigm Shift" (Charlie Tuller); (4) "Higher Education in the Information Age" (Gregory C. Farrington); (5) "Moving Toward a Mobile Teaching and Learning Environment: Using Notebook Computers" (Donald Sargeant); (6) "Project Vision: Toward More Active and Collaborative Learning" (Robert E. Dunham); (7) "Reengineering the Undergraduate Curriculum" (Jack M. Wilson); (8) "Collaborative Legal Education" (Steve H. Nickles and Craig Runde); (9) "Transforming the Community College" (Terry O'Banion); (10) "Tradition and Change in Quest of Excellence" (Thomas K. Hearn, Jr.); (11) "The Library of the Future" (Suzanne E. Thorin and Virginia D. Sorkin); (12) "A Learning Enterprise for the CyberCentury: The Western Governors University" (Michael O. Leavitt); (13) "Life on the Wired Campus: How Information Technology Will Shape Institutional Futures" (William F. Massy); (14) "Asynchronous Learning Networks: New Possibilities" (A. Frank Mayadas); and (15) "Challenges of the Learning Revolution" (Diana G. Oblinger and Sean C. Rush). (Individual chapters contain references.) (JLS)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, College Faculty, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Information Technology, Microcomputers, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Technological Advancement
Anker Publishing Company, Inc., 176 Ballville Rd., P.O. Box 249, Bolton, MA 01740-0249 ($35.95 plus $4 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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