Revised Working Outline

Date: 30 AUG 1994

Topic:  The Use of Electronic Mail, Newsgroups, and  the World Wide Web (WWW)
         to Improve Chemical Engineering Education.



1.  INTRODUCTION

        1.1  The World of Information
 
        1.2  Project Purpose										
  
        1.3  Current use of Computers and Information Technology				
	     
              1.3.1  Problem Solving									
	      1.3.2  Simulation										
	      1.3.3  Other Uses										

        1.4  Educational Challenge

2.  EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND								
	
       2.1	Category Building									
	
       2.2	Information Flexibility								
	
       2.3	Active Learning									
	
       2.4	Feedback	

3.  TECHNOLOGICAL BACKGROUND								
	
        3.1  Electronic Mail										
	
	3.2  Newsgroups										
	
	3.3  Hypertext										
	
	3.4  Hypermedia										
	
	3.5  The World-Wide Web	

4.  INFORMATION ACCESS 									
	
	4.1  E-mail 											
	
	4.2  Newsgroups										
	
	4.3  World-Wide Web									
	
	4.4  Mosaic Menus

		4.4.1  Files										
		4.4.2  Options									
		4.4.3  Navigation									
		4.4.4  Annotation									

5.  INFORMATION ORGANIZATION								
	
	5.1  Importance										
	
	5.2  Fundamentals										
		
		5.2.1  Text										
		5.2.2  Color										
		5.2.3  Visuals 

6. INTEGRATION OF TECHNOLOGY (Discussion by Comparison)

	6.1    Average Chemical Engineering Course  					
	
	6.2	E-mail 										
	
	6.3	Newsgroups										
	
	6.4	World-Wide Web

7.  CONCLUSIONS