did Serf get started?
At the invitation of Dr. Jack Chambers, Serf's author Fred Hofstetter
was invited to moderate a PBS satellite videoconference in April of 1997
on the topic of World Wide Web Learning
Models. At this event, Jack's associate Kathy Clower, who produced
the videoconference, introduced Fred to Dr. Will Philipp, who directs the
Adult Learning Service at PBS. The videoconference set an all-time
record attendance for PBS. Afterwards, Will and Fred began discussing how
best to go about offering courses via the Web. Fred suggested that
PBS might want to consider a Web-based offering of his newly completed
course and textbook, Internet Literacy. Will and Fred spent
quite some time brainstorming how such a course could be delivered via
the Web, and the answer was Serf.
You may now find out
what PBS is doing with Serf, or return
to the Serf home page for other options.
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