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ERIC Number: ED422873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
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Stanford Online: The Stanford University Experience with Online Education.
Schultz, Carolyn Stark; Rouan, Michael
This paper describes Stanford Online, a distance learning program at Stanford University (California) that utilizes the concept of asynchronous learning and the growth of the Internet to make Stanford courses, seminars, and lectures available anywhere, any time, and on demand in order to address the continuing education needs of busy professionals. Highlights include: (1) background on the growth of distance learning at Stanford, including the Stanford Instructional Television Network (SITN), the core program of the Stanford Center for Professional Development; (2) the Asynchronous Distance Education Project (ADEPT), including the use of Quicktime and video-streaming technologies, VXtreme and its Web Theater product family, and hardware used for authoring and for the World Wide Web and video server; (3) faculty and student reactions to Stanford Online; and (4) the future of Stanford Online. (DLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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