Creating the Electronic Textbook
Jirousek, Charlotte, Human Ecology Forum
The first time I saw a Web page I said to myself, 'It's like they've invented this medium just for me,'" says textiles and apparel associate professor Charlotte Jirousek. "I knew it was perfect for my classes."
Two years of hard work later, Jirousek has created an "electronic textbook" with the equivalent of more than 100 pages of printed text and hundreds of images of paintings, prints, sculptures, textiles, jewelry, and other art forms. Not only is her site popular with the students in her course Art, Design, and Visual Thinking, it earned her a "Hot Site of the Month" award from The WELL, an Internet service provider and self-described Web "gathering place" in San Francisco. …
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Publication information: Article title: Creating the Electronic Textbook. Contributors: Jirousek, Charlotte - Author. Journal title: Human Ecology Forum. Volume: 25. Issue: 4 Publication date: Fall 1997. Page number: 7. © 1994 Cornell University, Human Ecology. COPYRIGHT 1997 Gale Group.
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