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... Similarly, computer networks are used to enhance libraries' intellectual resources, simulate physical phenomena, and link researchers worldwide in virtual laboratories, or"collaboratories" advanced, distributed infrastructures that use multimedia networks to relax the constraints on distance, time, and even reality (Kiernan, 1999; National Research Council, 1993 and 2001; National Science Board, 2000~. In addition, university management and administrative processes have become heavily dependent on information technology.
From page 56...
... provides an overview of the challenges that are facing the universities and forcing change, including advances in information technology. For example, the INS Global Learning Consortium is developing and promoting open specifications for facilitating online distributed-learning activities such as locating and using educational content, tracking learner progress, reporting learner performance, and exchanging student records between administrative systems (
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... 22. Jones International University (w~vw.jonesinternational.edu3 is a completely online university that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as certificate programs.

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