Using the World Wide Web to revolutionise technology transfer and training in the water and wastewater industries

Lant, PA and Emmett, D (2001) Using the World Wide Web to revolutionise technology transfer and training in the water and wastewater industries. Water Science And Technology, 44 2-3: 127-134.

Author Lant, PA
Emmett, D
Title Using the World Wide Web to revolutionise technology transfer and training in the water and wastewater industries
Journal name Water Science And Technology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0273-1223
Publication date 2001
Sub-type Article (original research)
Volume 44
Issue 2-3
Start page 127
End page 134
Total pages 8
Editor P. A. Wilderer
Place of publication London
Publisher IWA Publishing
Collection year 2001
Language eng
Subject C1
290600 Chemical Engineering
770000 - Environmental Management
710201 Waste management
Abstract Industry professionals of the near future will be supported by an IT infrastructure that enables them to complete a task by drawing on resources and people with expertise anywhere in the world, and access to knowledge through specific training programs that address the task requirements. The increasing uptake of new technologies enables information to reach a diverse population and to provide flexible learning environments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This paper examines one of the key areas where the World Wide Web will impact on the water and wastewater industries, namely technology transfer and training. The authors will present their experiences of developing online training courses for wastewater industry professionals over the last two years. The perspective is that of two people working at the coalface.
Keyword Engineering, Environmental
Environmental Sciences
Water Resources
World Wide Web
Internet
Professional Training
Online Learning
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: School of Chemical Engineering Publications
 
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