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Posted on 18 Mar 2011 with 0 comments
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Computers have been used in general education in schools, training and universities since the 1980s when the first of the personal computers became available for consumers. Then in the 1990s the connected environment of the Internet became wide-spread with the invention of the World Wide Web (WWW) developed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Robert Cailliau at CERN. Lee and Cailliau envisaged a WWW that accommodated multimedia (Gillies & Cailliau, 2000). That multimedia WWW is now a reality with interactive (eg social, personal, enterprise, community) web networking. However, education and training reports, as far back as 2007, in Australia, have suggested that the use of the WWW has been hampered by a lack of adequate broadband infrastructure (AICTEC, 2007, p. 5). In fact, AICTEC has been concerned about adequate bandwidth since its inception in 2001

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