ERIC Number: ED448713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct
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Web Centric Education--A Challenge for Process Redesign.
Ferguson, John D.; Weir, George R. S.; Wilson, John N.
This paper draws together current developments in computer-based education (CBE) with concepts from business process re-engineering. Topics discussed include: (1) re-engineering models, including the spectrum of approaches ranging from radical restructuring to evolutionary improvement, the stages of business process re-engineering (BPR), and information technology (IT) capability dependencies in the stages of business restructuring; (2) CBE evolution and revolution, including the impact of computer technology on teaching and learning, and application of the phases of BPR development to CBE; and (3) process redesign in the virtual university. (MES)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Information Technology, Models, Technology Integration, Telecommunications, Total Quality Management, Virtual Universities, Web Based Instruction, World Wide Web
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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