Jim Petch

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This paper describes the Virtual Learning Space (VLS) project, a multi-user, distance learning environment. It describes the historical background which led to the proposal for this project, as well as the educational requirements and the design cycle undertaken. Technical details about the implementation are discussed, including a description of the(More)
There are management issues surrounding the development process required for creation of software components that are to be implemented in applications and offered as constituents of a component or service framework. We offer ways of ensuring capability in a development team to provide services that may be assembled into multiple composite applications. We(More)
Improving business processes and services in Higher Education Institutes (HEI's) is a challenge that can be met by a model driven approach to service design and development. This approach rests on defining reference models of the enterprise business processes. As part of a national programme for developing such models, a canonical reference model for course(More)
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