Michael Middleton

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This report is a deliverable for the Cultural Institutions and Web 2.0 project and contains references, comments and projections regarding the topic of how Australia's cultural institutions are taking advantage of Web 2.0 technologies. The recipient acknowledges that these references, comments and projections reflect assumptions by Smart Internet Technology(More)
An instrument for evaluating the quality of government websites is described. It takes the form of a questionnaire resident within spreadsheet or database software so that an automatically determined evaluation may be indicated following input of data. The 106 questions included are derived from previous research regarding significant components of(More)
This is a preliminary study of the extent to which the incorporation and use of local Australian information with international scientific output has been managed. Australia's contribution to documentation in scientific research and development amounts to about 1 to 2 percent of total international output, depending on discipline. During the 1970s several(More)
introduction In recent times, the popularity of the Internet has led to e-government practices being widely recognized as an important option for service to the general public. In response, various tiers of government from national to local level have sought opportunities to engage the public through Web sites. Many governments now provide some level of(More)
The Faculty of Information Technology at QUT does not formally carry out distance education for any of its courses. However, it has pursued a number of initiatives that have made it possible for students to carry out an increasing proportion of their coursework off-site. These initiatives include computer-managed learning, World Wide Web and CDROM delivery(More)