WIT Press


Oracle 9iAS Portal As A Platform For Geographic Information Science Distance And Flexible Learning At The University Of The South Pacific

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/CI040491

Volume

31

Pages

11

Published

2004

Size

406 kb

Author(s)

P. Sharma, M. Govorov, Y. Khmelevsky & S. Dhanjal

Abstract

Providing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) courses over the Distance and Flexible Learning (DFL) in the University of the South Pacific has been until now an area where little concentration has focussed. The USP is an international University serving 12 countries where the majority of students are studying through the DFL mode. Many large universities and educational centres are already effectively using different DFL eLearning solutions as a type of eBusiness. The GIS Unit and the Computing Science Department at the USP have developed

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