ERIC Number: EJ495027
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Scholars Plan a "Virtual University," Offering Courses Exclusively on the Internet.
Jacobson, Robert L.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v41 n12 pA20 Nov 16 1994
A group of young scholars, frustrated by the difficult academic job market and dissatisfied with classroom instruction, is trying to establish a nontraditional university entirely through Internet, a major computer network. Prospective anonymous backers have pledged substantial start-up funds. The project will begin with simple computerized conferencing. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Instruction, Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Higher Education, Information Technology, Program Development, Teacher Supply and Demand, Telecommunications, Trend Analysis, Virtual Universities
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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