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Educating Professionals for Network-Centric Organisations: IFIP TC3 WG3.4 International Working Conference on Educating Professionals for Network-Centric Organisations August 23-28, 1998, Saitama, Japan / Edition 1

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This state-of-the-art book examines the changes in IT education which are imposed by the proliferation of networked applications within commercial organisations.
Topics covered include but are not limited to:

• Review of the state of the art in network-centric, multimedia IT applications;
• Positive and negative impact of network-centric, multimedia IT on business and professional educational activities;
• Security and rights management of computer-based information systems;
• Ethics of network uses;
• The applications of the Internet and Intranet in business, industry, public administration, professional education and training;
• Cooperation between the educational system and industry;
• Providing competencies for professional education stakeholders to cope with drastic changes in IT;
• Measurement and analysis of IT education and training.

This volume contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Educating Professionals for Network-Centric Organisations sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) and held in August 1998 in Saitama, Japan. The book will prove invaluable to teachers and curriculum designers working in informatics or related disciplines in education.

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Meet the Author

Peter Juliff is Head of the School of Management and Information Systems, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia

Ben-Zion Barta is with Bar-Code Computers Ltd., Israel

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Table of Contents

Preface. Keynote Address: Education in a Changing Era - A View from Japan; N. Tokura. Papers Presented: 1. Learn: Line - An Educational Environment on The Web; W. Weber. 2. Network-Centric Work - Implications to Professional IT Education; M.J. Ruohonen. 3. Planning Guidelines for Next Generation Business Simulation; T. Lainema. 4. Data Communication and Distance Learning Methodologies for Technicians Training; I.S. Zilberstein, B.Z. Barta. 5. Educational Effectiveness of an Interactive Multimedia Communications Environment; K. Maeda, et al. 6. Empirical Study On Effectiveness of HDTV in Distance Education; H. Kato, et al. 7. Why Information Ethics Education Fails; T. Takeo, H. Yasunari. 8. Trends in Internet-Based Electronic Commerce: Results of an Initial Survey; R.I. Ferguson, et al. 9. Towards a Standard Monitoring System for Computer Science Student Projects; R.K. Mazhindu-Shumba, G.T. Hapanyengwi. 10. Educational Multimedia in a Network Centric Society: Requirements, Enablers and Negative Aspects; K.D. Levin. 11. The Application of the Internet and Intranets in Business; M.A. Murray, et al. 12. A Case Base Reasoning System on the Internet for Knowledge Sharing / Reusing on Information Technology Education; T. Okamoto, M. Nakagawa. 13. The Knowledge-Navigation System in Hyperspace With Neural Networks; M. Kayama, T. Okamoto. 14. The Management of Work Force in Networked Organizational Environment; L.S.J. Viitanen. 15. Seven Years Experience and Analysis on Corporated-Wide Distance Learning forEngineers Using Satellite Communications; K. Yoshida, et al. 16. Management System for Telecommunications Engineer Training; Y. Minai, et al. 17. Study Program for Network Technology and Its Evaluation; H. Tanaka, et al. 18. Information Organizing and Sharing Technique for Task Performance and Training Support; H. Kojima, et al. 19. An Efficient Method for Creating Multimedia Courseware; Y. Terahama, et al. 20. How A Small Enterprise Obtained WWW Experience at a Minimum Cost: – A Case Study; J.B. Thompson, S. McCall. 21. Effectiveness of Various CAI Education Styles and Support Functions on Self-Study; H. Yamamoto, et al. Discussion Reports. Tele-Education for Network-Centric Organisations: An Adult Education View; M.J. Ruohonen, et al. Educating Professionals for Network Centric Organisations; Discussion Leaders: J.B. Thompson, S. Kerridge. Index.

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