Mega-universities and Knowledge Media: Technology Strategies for Higher Education

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Psychology Press, 1996 - 212 páginas
This insightful book dissects the global crisis in higher education, analyses issues facing campus universities and reviews the massive open universities (the mega-universities) that now enrol millions of students. The author explores the essentials of distance education and shows how universities can gain competitive advantage by developing this activity. Lessons from hi-tech industry and current applications of the knowledge media reveal much about how to make technology-based learning attractive to students and institutions. The final chapter offers a guide to the implementation of technology strategies within universities.
 

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Introduction
1
1 University Renewal for a New Millennium
4
2 Challenges on Campus
13
3 The MegaUniversities
29
4 The Essentials of Distance Education
46
5 Universities and Competitive Advantage
67
6 Making Technology Attractive
86
7 The Knowledge Media
101
8 Implementing a Technology Strategy
136
Profiles
166
Bibliography
197
Subject Index
206
Name Index
209
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