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The advent of computer-supported collaborative work (CSCW) systems significantly impacts group collaboration. This paper reviews three CSCW systems: Lotus Notes, Xerox DocuShare, and SevenMountains Integrate. We focus on their different capabilities and uses in distributed group projects.
Document management, information management, and knowledge management are three processes of an instructional knowledge management system (IKMS) that require different ways of thinking. Well-constructed IKMSs share a number of common features including ease of use, ease of navigation, security, indexing and searching, automatic HTML conversion, document… (More)
The authors examine concurrent enrollment programs (CEP) as an effective means of teaching college economics in the high school setting. We describe the establishment of the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) to set national standards for CEP. We also investigate the performance of high school students taking the Syracuse… (More)
*Corresponding author. We thank without implication two anonymous referees and William Duncombe for a number of beneficial comments on previous drafts. We also thank Dennis Nicholson, and Susan Donovan, admissions officers at Le Moyne College and Syracuse University, for a great deal of helpful information.
This paper provides an explicit framework for evaluating the Expected Benefit to college-bound students of courses offered by Advanced Placement (AP) versus Concurrent Enrollment Programs (CEP), based upon expected value analysis from statistics. District personnel can use this framework to assess the relative merits of these programs, given the… (More)