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The need to make use of the growing source of learning material available through the internet and other computer networks confronts educational systems worldwide. The recent idea of creating Virtual Campuses may be viewed as an attempt to counter this challenge and to revive the position of universities as traditional organizers of knowledge. The challenge… (More)
This paper examines unstated, but critical, social assumptions which underlie social analyses of computerization. It focuses on the popular, professional and scholarly literature which claims to describe the actual nature of computerization, the character of computer use, and the social choices and changes that result from computerization. Many articles and… (More)
The conference was sponsored by CPSR (Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility) and its Workplace Project in Palo Alto and held at the University of Washington in Seattle, March 31 and April 1, 1990. Almost 200 people attended the six invited talks, a panel and ten workshops. It was the first conference of its kind in the United States.