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The Future of the Internet - Panel Discussion


  • Dr. Netiva Caftori

    Dr. Caftori received all three of her degrees at the University of Illinois at Chicago in math and CS (1973, 1975, and 1994). She has been teaching Computer Science at Northeastern Illinois University since 1982 and now serves as the Midwest director for CPSR.

    Ms. Caftori was born in Israel, completed her high school education in France, and is also a mother and an artist. She can be reached at n-caftori@neiu.edu and her web page can be found at http://orion.neiu.edu/~ncaftori/.

  • Josh Michaels

    Josh Michaels is a University of Illinois student and three year veteran of the National Center for Supercomputing Applications Education and Outreach Group. Much of his work focuses on on-line learning and digital classrooms, specifically NCSA's TILE (Towards an Integrated Learning Environment) project. Josh's specialties include digital video, synchronous learning environments, video/audio conferencing and collaborative tools.

  • Marsha Cook Woodbury, Ph.D.

    Visiting Assistant Professor
    Department of Computer Science, College of Engineering
    Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education
    University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    Chair, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility, (CPSR)

    FAX: 217 356 7050

    Moderator, CPSR-GLOBAL listserv (discussion about world-wide ramifications of the Net, with over 1000 subscribers from all over the globe, http://www.cpsr.org/lists/global/global.html).

    Member, National Research Council Project on Information Technology Literacy.

    Recent Publications:

    • Defining Web Ethics, The Journal Science and Engineering Ethics, April, 1998
    • Media Stereotypes of Jews: From JAPs to MDs, a chapter in Cultural Diversity and the U.S. Media , Yahya R. Kamalipour, Editor, 1998.
    • LEEPing into Distance Education, Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Spring, 1997.

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