ERIC Number: ED421067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Higher Education, Information Technology, Internet, Program Evaluation, Technological Advancement, World Wide Web
Chapman & Hall, Thomson Science, 115 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003 ($100).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Federation for Information Processing, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers - Location: European Union