UPFRONT - Last Issue of 2001.
FOCUS - Business Uses of Distance Education and Knowledge Management: a Case Study by Alan G. Chute, President of Advanced Learning Systems
SUBSCRIBER REQUEST - Who is Doing Work with Student Synchronous or Asynchronous Collaboration?, Stephen Twining Asks
LINES - November News Highlights
ONLINE - What Makes a Good Online Course? Final TLT Online Interviews
ED - Wisconsin Selects Jabber Instant Messaging, Finding High Profile Success Stories, Seven Canadian Colleges and U's Form SHARCNET, Special Offer for Libraries, Survey of Colleges' Spending on "IT" Find Overall Increase
BIZ/GOV/ED - Army Unveils Knowledge Portal, Cutting the Cord, NCS Pearson to Manage Navy College Program, MBA and Certificate Programs Provided in India
TELEMEDICINE - University Transmits Video for Orthopedic Surgery, Telemedicine Surgical Training Explored at UCLA
FUNDING - Senate Vote Freezes Pell Grant and Slashes LAAP, NSF Funds USC National Tech Network
TECH/TOOLS - Palm to Distribute eBooks from HarperCollins, Bell Labs Creates Transistors From Single Molecule, First Degree in Wearable Computing, Unified Messaging Technology on the Rise
READS/RESOURCES - Director in the Classroom, Resource: The Educause Effective Practices and Solutions Database, Ed Tech Review Now Online, Get Educated Resources, F-Light
POSITIONS - UW-Stout Position in Web Development and Training, Michigan Technological U, UW-Milwaukee Seeks Media Specialist, UW-Platteville Seeks Information Processing Consultant, Waukesha County Tech College has Media Services Coordinator Position, Eastern MI U Continuing Ed Seeks Director of Distance Learning, Career Center Online
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ENDNOTE - First Issue of 2002.
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