Educom Review table of contents

 February 1999

Learning, Communications
and Information Technology

Educom Review explores the changing ways we will work, learn, and communicate in the digital world of the 21st century. The accelerating pace of development in computer and communications technology is transforming education. Educom Review monitors those developments along with related issues in management, planning, law, and policy.

An EDUCAUSE publication


Education or Training: Reflections of a Life in Computing
Computers are the means, not the end.
by Robert S. Tannenbaum

Damming Spam
Six rules for stemming the flow of junk e-mail.
by Roger Safian

Caravans and Mozart: Raising the Post-human
Do anchors of the past hold back our thinking?
by Christian Crews

Closing in on
Distance Learning

German institutions start to embrace wired teaching.
by Gerd Meissner

Technology, Education, and the Changing Nature of Resistance
Observations from the Educom Medal Award winners.
by Wendy Rickard


Congress passes
Year 2000 Legislation

Will it Matter?
by Edmund B. Burke

Information technology news

The Challenge of the NLII
Looking at the big picture.
by Carole Barone

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Gary Chapman:
Creating E-Community

Important lessons learned from the information technology have-nots.

Langdon Winner:
Building the Basics
Digital technology's role in a good education

Information Technology as a Change Agent
from What Business Wants from Higher Education
by Diana G. Oblinger and Anne-Lee Verville

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