Rethinking the Academy:

Problems and Possibilities of Teaching, Scholarship, Authority, and Power in Electronic Environments.


How to Navigate This Text Without Getting Lost

Typographic Conventions

Demo Page: What a Node (or "Note") Looks Like and How It Operates


Rethinking the Academy:

One Way of Reading This Essay (Or: "The Table of Contents")

Preface: An Abstract for This Web

I: Print Conventions: The Problem of Hypertext

II: Problems and Possibilities in the Face-to-Face (Physical) University

  1. Traditional Ways of Making Scholarship
  2. Traditional Ways of Teaching
  3. Financial Issues and the Traditional System
  4. Authority and Power Issues in the Traditional System

III: Problems and Possibilities in the Cycademy (The Virtual University)

  1. Electronic Ways of Doing Scholarship
  2. Electronic Ways of Teaching
  3. Financial Issues and the Virtual University
  4. Authority and Power Issues in the Virtual University

IV: One Solution - The Virtual Department

  1. The Cycles Project
  2. The TicToc Project
  3. E-Works
  4. Current Efforts

V: Fashioning the Cycademy

  1. What Might the Cycademy Look Like?
  2. Possibilities and Problems
  3. How Do We Start?
  4. The Future of Virtual Departments

VI: Rethinking the Cycademy -- Authority and Power Issues Revisited


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