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ERIC Number: ED421067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 310
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-412-83550-9
The Virtual Campus: Trends for Higher Education and Training.
Verdejo, Felisa, Ed.; Davies, Gordon, Ed.
This volume presents 27 papers given at a conference on the virtual campus. Papers are grouped into five parts: (1) keynote presentations, (2) global approaches, (3) evaluation studies, (4) collaborative learning and group activities, and (5) web tools and web applications. The papers are: "New Wine and Old Bottles? Tele-learning, Telematics, and the University of Twente" (B. Collis); "Virtual Learning Centers for XXIst Century Organizations" (G. Paquette); "New Research Avenues on Multimedia Based Learning in the EU" (L. Rodriguez-Rosello); "Learning at a Virtual Campus: Deakin University's Experiences as a Dual Mode University" (E.A. Stacey); "The University for Industry Pilot Project" (M. Thorn, H. Milner); "Introduction to Global Approaches" (E. A. Stacey); "A Web-Based Learning Environment: Applying Constructivist Teaching Concepts in Virtual Learning Environments" (N. Henze, W. Nejd); "An Experience in UNED on Building Up a Virtual Campus" (C. M. Perez-Molina et al.); "The Impact of the Internet on Academic Research Practices" (C. Dowling); "Comparison of Students' Thinking Processes When Studying with WWW, IMM, and Text-Based Materials" (L. Henderson et al.); "Collaboration Between Universities and Enterprises in the Knowledge Age" (R. Lewis, C. Vizcarro); "Cultural Contextualisation of Learning with the World Wide Web" (M. Wild and L. Henderson); "New Approaches for Collaborative Learning and Group Activities" (A. Paiva); "Towards a Model of Collaborative Support for Distance Learners to Perform Joint Tasks" (B. Barros et al.); "Using the World Wide Web to Promote Educational Discussion on University Level Courses" (P. Hietala et al.); "Distance Education and Distributed Virtual Environments' (H. Trefftz et al.); "Self-Organised Group Activities Supported by Asynchronous Structured Conversations" (C. Vieville, A. Derycke); "Web Tools and Web Applications" (E. Pastor); "How to Distribute Learning Facilities by Means of a Network: Some Issues and a Case Study" (G. Adorni et al.); "A GCSE Project for the Distance Evaluation of Knowledge of French as a Foreign Language" (R. Bedanokova, Ph. Teutsch); "Conceptual Learning of Sciences Supported by Java Compliant Technologies" (S. Divjak); "Extending Web Educational Applications via SGML Structuring and Content-Based Capabilities" (B.Fernendez-Manjon et al.); "SimulNet: Virtual Tele-Laboratories over the Internet" (M. Llamas et al.); "A Distance Learning Application Based on a Digital Library of Courseware" (M. Marolt, M. Privosnik); "Authoring Tools for Network-Based Training" (E. McDaid et al.); and "Using Telematics to Overcome Educational Constraints: Teaching Differential Equations Using the World Wide Web and Multimedia Technology" (G.P. Tsironis, G. Neofotistos). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Chapman & Hall, Thomson Science, 115 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003 ($100).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation for Information Processing, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers - Location: European Union