April / May 1996 Edition
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Contents, April/May 1996:
- Leading the Way on the Web Frontier
- Keith Seabourn, Director of Christian Leadership Ministries' Internet Project, calls for Christian educators to pioneer into the 21st centry.
- Boning Up on the Web
- Douglas Yeo, bass trombonist for the Boston Symphony Orchestra and faculty member of Boston University, debunks the idea that the Internet is for computer sophisticates. He chronicles his journey from a computer novice to a producer of pages for the WorldWide Web. The driving force behind his metamorphosis was his vision of how this communication technology, expressed through LU, could "bring resources shaped by Truth to students and faculty around the world in a matter of minutes."
- A Web Approach to Education
- Don Bouldin, professor of electrical engineering at the University of Tennessee, discusses how he has integrated the WorldWide Web into his courses. Bouldin discusses how using the WWW has increased the quality of interaction with his students, made him more effective and efficient as a teacher, enhanced his research, and aided in obtaining information for grant proposals.
- Trends of the Revolution: Education and the Worldwide Web
- Fred Holtzman, professor of education at the University of Tennessee, takes us on a tour of the future of higher education considering the communication advances the Internet offers. He examines questions like: What will education look like five years into the future? What are the implications of the new technologies? His conclusion has serious implications for educators today.
- A Call to Papers
- Stan Oakes, national director of Christian Leadership Ministries, issues a call for papers. He invites professors everywhere to join in participating in Leadership U.'s goal of housing 100,000 articles and 10,000 annotated bibliographies of the best information informed by a biblical worldview.