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The virtual university: Mickey Mouse or real learning?

Flew, Terry (1999) The virtual university: Mickey Mouse or real learning? Australian Quarterly, 71(1), pp. 34-41.

Abstract

The new generation of digitised and converged communications and information technologies are fast making ‘virtual’ universities a reality. But what is the likely involvement of media, ente rta in ment and communications giants such as Murdoch’s News Corporation and Disney? What happens to the traditional university? While higher education is radically changing the world over, TERRY FLEW cautions that the changes are incremental rather than epochal and we shouldn’t blindly acccept claims they are fundamental.

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ID Code: 222
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Reproduced here with the kind permission of the publisher : Australian Institute of Political Science. For more information about this journal, see the web page (link above).
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Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES (100500)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1999 Australian Institute of Policy & Science
Deposited On: 17 Jun 2004
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:21

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