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Live Forum

A presentation to the Corporate Management Group of Anglia Polytechnic University describing the computer conferencing system we had installed to aid corporate community to develop online. It wasn't adopted in practice to any significant degree.
When Apr 22, 1998
Where Chelmsford

The presentation:

Live Forum logo

Richard Millwood, ULTRALAB

for Colin Harrison


What is it?

  • An online meeting place for conducting some of the administration of the University
  • Senior management staff - a 'horizontal' section
  • School of Education - a 'vertical' section

 


 

How does it work?

  • FirstClass software
  • A design of 'open' and 'closed' conference areas
  • Private mail
  • Exchange of files as attachments
  • Internet publishing

 


 

What does it offer better than email?

  • Exchange within a group - which may change over time
  • 'History' of messages
  • Easy access through theWorld Wide Web anywhere

 


 

Who else is using it?

  • Open University
  • Many European projects
  • ULTRALAB, School of Education, Anglia Business School, Health and Social Work

 


 

Questions


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Filed under:

Lewis Carroll describes a fictional map that had:

"the scale of a mile to the mile."

A character notes some practical difficulties with such a map and states that:

"we now use the country itself, as its own map, and I assure you it does nearly as well."
— Sylvie and Bruno Concluded, Lewis Carroll, 1893

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