ERIC Number: ED477237
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education in the Digital Age: Technology Issues and Strategies for American Colleges and Universities. ACE/Praeger Series on Higher Education.
Duderstadt, James J.; Atkins, Daniel E.; Van Houweling, Douglas
This book is designed to help colleges and universities and their various stakeholders in responding to the challenges and opportunities presented by digital technology in a way that strengthens and enhances the traditional roles of higher education. The chapters of part 1, "Introduction," are: (1) "Higher Education Faces a Brave New World"; and (2) "The Evolution of Information Technology." Part 2, "Issues, Trends, and Themes," contains: (3) "The Impact of Information Technology on the Activities of the University"; (4) "The Impact of Information Technology in the Form, Function, and Financing of the University"; (5) "The Impact of Information Technology on the Higher Education Enterprise"; and (6) "Visions for the Future of the University." Part 3, "Strategies and Recommendations," contains: (7) "Institutional Strategies"; (8) "Responding to Market Forces"; (9) "Addressing the Needs of the Nation"; and (10) "The Future of the University in the Digital Age." (Contains 62 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Information Technology, Technological Advancement
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.