Volume 20 Number 3 Fall 1997

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Campus Profile

Bowie State University

Cover photo: Bowie State University is a regional comprehensive university in Maryland, but its reach is international. The flags that line the water near its main entrance represent students from more than 50 countries. Founded in 1865, Bowie State is one of the oldest historically black colleges and universities in America.

Above photo: Technology is the core of Bowie State's mission. In conjunction with NASA, Bowie State students control a satellite used to study the sun.

Current Issues

The First Amendment in Cyberspace
by Marjorie W. Hodges and Steven L. Worona, Cornell University

Academic Access Rights
by Larry Press, The California State University, Dominguez Hills
(Not available electronically)

Ownership of Electronic Course Materials in Higher Education
by Dan L. Burk, Seton Hall University School of Law

Our Institutional Memory at Risk: Collaborators to the Rescue
by Timothy J. McGovern and Helen W. Samuels, MIT


Forecasting Financial Priorities for Technology
by Martin D. Ringle, Reed College

Leadership in an Environment of Unpredictability
by Martha W. Gilliland, Tulane University, and Amelia Tynan, University of Arizona

Preparing Faculty for Instructional Technology: From Education to Development to Creative Independence
by Karen L. Smith, University of Central Florida

Good Ideas

Supporting Faculty Exploration of Teaching with Technology
by Janet R. de Vry and Paul Hyde, University of Delaware


From the Editor

CNI Report
Transitions at CNI
by Richard P. West

Recommended Reading

Readers Respond
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