Part 1: Context 1 - Origins of the knowledge media; Revolution or evolution?; The creation of the World Wide Web; Laying the foundations for the Web; The concept of hypertext; The expansion of the Internet; Interactive multimedia; Optical disk technology;
Dr Alistair Inglis is Senior Lecturer in the Learning Technology Services Group at RMIT University, Australia. Dr Peter Ling is Senior Education Development Adviser at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Vera Joosten is Senior Consultant in the Quality Development Unit at RMIT University.
"As the manager of the distance education unit at my university, I
found this book to be an excellent and comprehensive introduction
to knowledge media and its relationship with teaching and
This book is a handy reference for any education administrator planning the move from traditional face-to-face or print-based correspondence courses to on-line delivery.
-NACADA Journal, Volume 24(1&2), Spring & Fall 2004