“Equally as important are the broad changes that are occurring across all disciplines and subject areas that are the consequence of increasing amounts of scholarly work and communications taking place in electronic environments: the increasingly collaborative nature of knowledge, the shift from individual "ownership" of ideas to ideas that are communally generated, the erosion of the idea of closure, the movement from univocality to polyvocality in certain scholarly contexts, the shift from linear to associational thinking, and the overall change in emphasis--in scholarship and teaching--from knowledge as product to knowledge as process.”

“The Garden in the Machine: The Impact of American Studies on New Technologies.” Randy Bass. The entire article is available at http://www.georgetown.edu/bassr/garden.html; clicking on this link will open a new browser window, which you should close to return to the main page.

New Computer and Technological Resources for Latin Language Instruction