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November 2000, Vol. 3 No. 6 Print Ready ArticlePrint-Ready
Using the WWW in Teaching Is it worth the effort?
Professor Brian Stone
University of Western Australia
The use of the World Wide Web (WWW) in teaching has been on the increase. There are many reasons for this and often it is a combination of some of these reasons that result in a new ‘convert’ to the WWW. Continue reading


The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Web-Based Learning Centre
Simon P. Albon
Senior Instructor
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
University of British Columbia, Canada
As the tidal wave of technology continues to sweep over the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, like most faculties at UBC, is greatly challenged to deal with the technological onslaught in the face of limited resources and time, and increasing public demands and professional pressures. Continue reading


Computer-Mediated Collaborative Learning: Laying the Foundation for an Awareness of Regional Perspectives
J.A. Gilles Doiron
Principal Educational Technologist, CDTL
Many world-class tertiary education institutions have taken steps to broaden the knowledge base of their students by exposing them to a multi-disciplinary core curriculum. In a similar way, student exchange programmes and credit for external courses at a university from abroad contribute greatly to the formation of the knowledgeable 21st century professional. Continue reading

Use of the World Wide Web in Teaching: A Personal Experience
Dr Raj Komaran
Formerly from Department of Marketing
Faculty of Business Administration
The widespread application of Internet technologies and the World Wide Web (WWW) will transform the process of instruction and learning. The fact that web-based information, especially that over the Internet, can be retrieved by anyone, at any time and anywhere, is forcing instructors and academics to ensure adequacy, accuracy, and currency of their material. There are, however, some drawbacks. Continue reading

Glossary of Basic Technical Terms
(used in this CDTL Brief)
World Wide Web (WWW, Web), the:
a global system of connected documents on the Internet where information is published (in textual, visual and/or audion format) and accessed through a web browser. Continue reading