Moving debates about ICT and higher education beyond a simple focus on e-learning, this book takes into consideration the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.
Discussing what is meant by e-business, why e-business approaches are relevant to universities and colleges and the key issues this raises for post-secondary education, this book:
In a highly competitive educational marketplace, institutions need to react to and embrace new technologies to provide rich and competitive learning environments for the students of tomorrow. The discussion and guidance in this book is essential reading for all leaders, managers and heads of e-learning in higher and further education.
'This book goes much further than most towards achieving its objective of describing a viable post-compulsory educational e-institution' - British Journal of Educational Technology
1. Introduction 2. The Nature of an e-Institution for Education 3. What is e-Business? 4. The Business of Post-Secondary Education 5. Educational Services and the Marketplace 6. Where are we now? 7. Getting from Here to There: Exploring Options 8. Getting from Here to There: Re-Defining your Institution 9. Getting from Here to There: Embedding Information and Communication Technologies Appendices. Summary of Useful Sources of Information