- Shirley Alexander,
Associate Professor and Director of the Institute for Interactive
Multimedia at the University of Technology, Sydney. Current multimedia
projects include Ways of Thinking about Electricity, Concepts of
Mechanics in Science and Engineering, Angledool Stories and
Australia Street Archives. Her research relates to what we know
about student learning in higher education and evaluation methodologies
for multimedia programs.
- Linda M. Harasim, Department of Communication, Simon
Fraser University, Canada, has designed, implemented and
evaluated learning networks in Canada, the United States
and Latin America. Professor Harasim is Editor/Co-author of
Online Education: Perspectives on a New Environment
(Praeger) and Global Networks-Computers and International
Communication and Learning Networks: A Field Guide
(both MIT Press).
- Dale Spender is a researcher, broadcaster, public speaker,
teacher, author and editor of more than thirty books. Dr Spender
is an expert in the fields of language, communication, writing,
editing, publishing and equity. She is an international columnist
and convenor of the Australian Society of Authors technology
sub-committee. Regarding interactive multimedia she writes
". . . we may not be able to predict exactly what will happen
when creative artist-in all fields-make their full contribution.
But it will be no less fantastic or fulfilling than was the
birth of the novel."