Computer and communication technologies are having a significant impact upon the way in which educational infrastructures are designed and used to support teaching and learning processes. The rapid developments that are now taking place require the use of sophisticated authoring tools to facilitate resource production and course management. This chapter outlines some of the developments that have taken place in authoring tool technology and illustrates their use for the creation of online course delivery and course management systems based on the use of Intranets and the World Wide Web.


Virtual Reality World Wide Authoring System Authoring Tool Virtual Reality Environment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Philip Barker
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  1. 1.University of TeessideUK

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