E-university plan tripped up by opposition

  • 2003-02-27
  • Dmitri Vassiljev
TARTUA proposal by Estonia's six largest universities to start the country's first e-university may be scuttled by professors unwilling to offer their services for free.Initiators of the online education project said at a conference in Tartu last week that their aim is to create a common nationwide database of learning materials available to all Estonians, but most university teaching staff are reluctant to sign on."If I offer my professional services, I want to be paid for it," said Mati Heinloo, a mathematics lecturer at the Estonian Agricultural University. "I suggest those people who or...
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