Authors: Ellen R. Cohn, University of Pittsburgh. Gary P. Stoehr, University of Pittsburgh Abstract Course management web-based software packages such as CourseInfo, (www.blackboard.net) promise benefits for institutions, instructors, and their students in the form of cost savings, (e.g., reduced departmental copying of handouts) and administrative efficiency, (e.g., the electronic “posting” of student grades). Course management …
January 2nd, 2000
Higher education is experiencing a growing demand for access to technology-mediated or “online” learning. Reduced costs and increased functionality are allowing more and more academic decision makers to justify technology-mediated learning initiatives. One of the fastest growing areas in the technology-mediated educational arena is the use of the Internet by colleges and universities to supplement face-to-face courses with online components and to deliver some courses completely online.