ERIC Number: ED412815
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Virtual Campus: Technology and Reform in Higher Education. ERIC Digest.
Van Dusen, Gerald C.
Today there is a pressing call for technology o provide expanded higher education opportunities to a wide spectrum of present and potential clientele. This digest summarizes a larger report of the same title which examines the implications of teaching on the "virtual" college campus. It briefly examines the following questions: (1) what are the implications of teaching on the virtual campus? (2) how will classroom learning be different? (3) what will be the new scholarly agenda for research? (4) can technology help to create a culture of quality? (5) how can the governance and finance considerations be managed? and (6) what conclusions and recommendations can be drawn. Seven conclusions are listed and seven recommendations are offered for beginning the process of widespread integration of information into teaching, learning, and research.
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Managed Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Principles, Educational Quality, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Integrated Learning Systems, Organizational Change, Science and Society, Systems Development, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer, Total Quality Management, Use Studies, Values
ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, The George Washington University, One Dupont Circle, Suite 630, Washington, DC 20036-1183; phone: 800-773-3742; fax: 202-452-1844 ($1).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Higher Education, Washington, DC.; George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Graduate School of Education and Human Development.