Re: Digital Learning Communities

William Tilson (wtropic@NERVM.NERDC.UFL.EDU)
Wed, 4 Sep 1996 08:51:14 -0500

>One of the most powerful metaphors I've heard is the notion of the
>electronic plantation; picking up courses piece-meal is right out of that
>tradition (I already picked tobacco once in my life, don't want to get
>paid that way again.).

nick, do you know where that metaphor came from? casual conversation? has
it been developed as an idea and written up any where? tony rue and i are
in the process of developing an electronic writing environment linking
schools in a caribbean country with uf and we have concerns that land on
this bus.

Bill Tilson

William L. Tilson
Associate Professor
Director, Preservation Institute: Caribbean
College of Architecture
331 ARCH University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
904.392.4836 fax 904.392.7266