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Roadblocks on the information highway : the IT revolution in Japanese education / edited by Jane M. Bachnik.

Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2003.
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Book
ix, 354 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Studies of modern Japan
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Subjects:
Education, Higher -- Effect of technological innovations on -- Japan -- Congresses.
Educational technology -- Japan -- Congresses.
Information technology -- Japan -- Congresses.
Contents:
Introduction : social challenges to the IT revolution in Japanese education / Jane M. Bachnik
A nationwide assessment of IT implementation in higher education / Yoshida Aya and Jane M. Bachnik
The unbearable lightness of being an IT service provider : a case study / Ando Hidetoshi
No faculty service stations on the information highway : a case study / David H. Slater
Do IT yourself : short-circuits in technical support services / Jane M. Bachnik
Social and structural barriers to the IT revolution in high-tech industries / Dimitry Rtischev and Robert E. Cole
Cyberstructure, society, and education in Japan / Tessa Morris-Suzuki and Peter J. Rimmer
Barriers to educational use of the Internet in a Japanese university / Narita Masahiro
Lessons from a program to develop faculty IT skills / Karen A. Shire
Developing a university Website : a Webmaster's perspective / Kumar R. Kumar, Karen A. Shire, and Jane M. Bachnik
Implementing IT in the "perfect bureaucracy" / Brian J. McVeigh
Teaching, learning, and computing in Japan and the United States / Ronald E. Anderson
The significance of off-line learning for on-line projects / Douglass J. Scott
On-line technology isn't enough : transforming the teacher-student learning process / Mima Noyuri
Three critical gaps in computer literacy / Sugimoto Taku
Technology and the tyranny of tradition in Japanese higher education / Edwin H. Brumby
Conclusion : technology and the status quo : the paradox of reform / Jane M. Bachnik.
Notes:
"These papers were first organized for a symposium entitled 'Roadblocks on the Information Highway: Can the Information Revolution Succeed in Japanese Higher Education?' at the National Institute of Multimedia Education on Nov. 10-11, 1999"--Introd.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Bachnik, Jane.
ISBN:
0739105647 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739106287
OCLC:
51028948