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Critical Assessment of the World Wide Web as an Information Resource in Higher Education: Benefits, Threats, and Recommendations

The resources provided by the Internet and in particular the World Wide Web are considered to be extremely important in higher education as it moves towards a learner-centered approach. However, the use of the Web presents a series of problems and drawbacks that need to be carefully analyzed before being used in a classroom environment. This paper reports on our experiences in the use of the Internet in Engineering and proposes methods for its appropriate use in higher education in technical fields. 

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