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Experiences with Internet client software in a university IT Faculty

McArthur, Robert, Broom, Bradley, Middleton, Michael R., & Willie, Sylvia (1995) Experiences with Internet client software in a university IT Faculty. In AusWeb95 The First Australian WorldWideWeb Conference, April 1995, Ballina, New South Wales.

Abstract

The paper is in four sections: Section 1 summarises experiences with introducing students to markup software and its ability to link multimedia systems through cooperative endeavor; Section 2 describes a subject which introduces students who are to become information managers to the concept of customisation of network interfaces (gopher, Mosaic, Lynx, Netscape) and the tailoring of these to link to identified groups of subject resources; Section 3 discusses the use of the WWW as a vehicle for the delivery of course materials and shows how faculty administrative information can be integrated into course information for students; Section 4 describes the use of the WWW as a presentation tool in lectures. Some remarks about the lessons learnt are made, along with the future use of WWW as a teaching and learning tool.

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ID Code: 1303
Item Type: Conference Paper
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Keywords: World Wide Web, Curriculum, Course materials, Teaching, Information technology
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified (130299)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > OTHER INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (089900) > Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified (089999)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1995 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 16 May 2005
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 02:00

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