advantage of the new information and communication systems, there
are emerging many different experiences where traditional public
institutions and training organisations are moving towards new ways
of open and distance education. Participants in what is currently
called "virtual campuses" are now experiencing new ways
of teaching and learning. This new scenario arises tensions in the
organisation and functioning of both public and private institutions.
On the other hand, the new ways of telematics-based learning crosses
geographical borders, challenging E&T systems all around Europe,
and posing new questions to the European cultural diversity.
funded by the Programme Targeted Socio-Economic Research (SOE2-CT98-2037)