January 27, 1995
The 'Virtual College'
New York U. to offer 16-credit graduate program entirely through an interactive network
New York, New York -- A breakthrough in the use of digital video for academic purposes is about to have a test run at New York University -- or, more precisely, at N.Y.U. and the homes of about 20 students.
In what sponsors say is the first such application in higher education, the university's Information Technologies Institute is preparing to offer a 16-credit graduate program entirely through an interactive network that can transmit video files and other multimedia elements into