Designing Portals: Opportunities and Challenges (Google eBook)

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Ali Jafari, Mark C. Sheehan
Idea Group Inc (IGI), 2003 - Computers - 302 pages
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"By detailing the processes of conceptualization, design, and implementation of the portals at major universities across the United States, this book discusses the current status of portals in higher education. Provided is insight into the role portals play in an institution's business and educational strategy. Academics and IT professionals address the difficulties in developing a system that requires a coordination of applications and databases controlled by different campus units at a level that may never before have been attempted at the institution."
  

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About the author (2003)

Ali Jafari is the director of the CyberLab and a professor of computer technology in the school engineering and technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He has initiated, directed, and codeveloped the Interactive Multimedia Distribution System, the Oncourse enterprise course management system, and the Angel e-Learning Portal, and he has initiated and established the ePort Consortium. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mark Sheehan is the executive director for information services and the chief information officer for Montana State University. He is a contributor to EDUCAUSE Review, EDUCAUSE Quarterly, and ONLINE. He is the recipient of the UMI Excellence in Writing Award for his article "Pulling the Internet Together with Mosaic." published in ONLINE. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.

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