June 9, 2000
George Washington U. Tries to Sell Software It Created to Put Courses Online
Three and a half years ago, officials at George Washington University decided to look for a quick and easy way to help their faculty members get online, either through offering distance-education courses or through introducing online components to traditional courses.
Technicians at the university decided to create a courseware system, which was eventually named "Prometheus," for the Greek god who provided fire to humanity (http://www.prometheus.com). It has