ERIC Number: ED478028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Putting the University Online: Information, Technology and Organizational Change.
Cornford, James; Pollock, Neil
This book explores what new technology and the vision of a virtual university mean for an institution and its staff, students and other stakeholders, and the consequences for the role and identity of the university of "putting the university online." Chapters are: (1) "The Online Imperative"; (2) "Researching Changing Universities"; (3) "Working through the Work of Making Work Mobile"; (4) "The Campus and the Online University"; (5) "The Online University as Timely and Accurate Information"; (6) "Keeping Up Standards: The Virtual University Is the University Made Concrete"; (7) "Customizing Industry Standard Systems for Universities"; (8) "Campus Management and the Self-Service Student"; and (9) "Reflection and Conclusion." (Contains 136 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Online Courses, Online Systems, Technological Advancement, Virtual Universities
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Society for Research into Higher Education, Ltd., London (England).
Note: Published by Open University Press.