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Internet and Higher Education

1998 Volume 1, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. ‘Close readings’ of Internet corporate financial reporting: Towards a more critical pedagogy on the information highway

    Joel H. Amernic

    The rise of corporate financial reporting via the Internet creates even more of an urgency to encourage university accounting students (and business students generally) to think critically about... More

    pp. 87-114

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  2. Education on the Internet: Anonymity vs. commitment

    Hubert L Dreyfus

    Many claim that the Internet will produce a new superior form of education open to anyone anywhere. In 1850 Søren Kierkegaard condemned the Press for contributing to the nihilism of his age by... More

    pp. 113-123

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  3. Distance education comes to the Academy: But are we asking the right questions?

    Peter H Wagschal

    “Distance education” has become the latest fad within The Academy — attracting the attention of a wide range of colleges and universities seeking new markets during a time of financial exigency and... More

    pp. 125-129

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  4. Crossing boundaries: Virtual collaboration across disciplines

    Peggy Hines, Phyllis B Oakes, Donna Corley & Calvin O Lindell

    In an experiment in cross-disciplinary collaboration involving three courses at Morehead State University during the spring semester, 1997 (early childhood education, nursing, and communications), ... More

    pp. 131-138

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  5. Why is the moon getting further away?: Helping the child connect to the world

    Steve Talbott

    Technologies that collapse distances and help us to make connections do not necessarily bring us close to each other and to the world. They may, in fact, insert greater distances between us and the... More

    pp. 139-46

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  6. Computers in schools: Moving education out of the child into the machine

    Lowell Monke

    New technologies are two-edged swords—their immediate benefits are generally accompanied by harmful side effects that are long term and difficult to predict. This paper examines one possible side... More

    pp. 147-155

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  7. Virtual education: Current practices and future directions

    Donna R Starr

    With advanced computer technologies offering opportunities for greater interactivity between teacher and student from the desktop, public and private universities are moving beyond the rural... More

    pp. 157-165

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