The college of tomorrow

September 1992
U.S. News & World Report;9/28/92, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p110
Discusses how multimedia computer technology is reshaping the way students learn and professors teach. The major role the computer already plays at schools like Stanford and Vanderbilt; Today's most widely used computer program for higher education; The expense of high-quality multimedia; How multimedia works; Chief reason why the new technology will prevail; What the new technology allows; More.


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