Outline of Book
(as of 01/18/06)


Global Peace Through The Global University System
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Publisher: University of Tampere
Research Centre for Vocational Education
HŠmeenlinna, Finland

Language: English only

Appearance: Size 16 x 24 centimeters, hard cover (colored).

CD of papers will accompany with the book. This CD version with hyperlinks to web sites will later be stored in a server at the University of Tampere so that it can become the initial stage of a portal of the GUS.

Targeted Fields: Applications & vocational education/training and professional growth in e-learning and e-healthcare

Editors: Editor-in-chief: Tapio Varis, University of Tampere
Co-editor: Takeshi Utsumi, GLOSAS/USA
Co-editor: Bill Klemm, Texas A&M University

Expected Benefits:
  1. First major project of GUS/UNESCO/UNITWIN Networking Chair Program, and hence to be included in the annual report to the UNESCO.
  2. To be a major and necessary adjunct to the ODA applications for the GUS/Amazon, Cuba/Caribbean, Malawi, Uganda, etc. projects,
  3. Initiating a portal system of GUS.


P. Tapio Varis, Ph.D.

Acting President, Global University System

Unesco Chair in global eLearning with applications to multiple domains

Professor and Chair of Media Education

University of Tampere

P. O. Box 229, FIN-33101 Hameenlinna, Finland

Tel: +358-3-614-5608; Fax: +358-3-614-5611



Takeshi Utsumi, Ph.D., P.E.

Founder and Vice President for Technology & Coordination

Global University System (GUS)

Chairman, GLObal Systems Analysis and Simulation Association in the U.S.A.


43-23 Colden Street

Flushing, NY 11355-3998 U.S.A.

Tel: +1-718-939-0928; Fax: +1-718-939-0656



W. R. (Bill) Klemm, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Professor of Neuroscience

Dept. VAPH, Mail Stop 4458

Texas A&M University

College Station, TX 77843-4458




Press Release (October 21, 2003) (MS/WORD: 5.8 MB) or (PDF file: 1 MB)

Dr. Jorma Sipila, "Foreword by the Rector of the University of Tampere" (Received.)
(Final version, updated on 06/28/03)
Editors, "Foreword by the Editors" (Received.)
(Final version, updated on 06/28/03)

Part I: Greetings and Visions
Part II: Intercultural Studies and Peace Education
Part III: Global E-Learning and E-Healthcare
Part IV: Global Collaboration

Book Review
Crader, A. B. (2004). Educational Technology & Society, 7 (2), 148-148. (pdf file)
Dr. Cengiz Hakan AYDIN
Anadolu University
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education-TOJDE January 2006 ISSN 1302-6488 Volume: 7 Number: 1 Review: 4
Joanne K. Kumekawa
First Light Initiative
Book Review, August 9, 2006

"Interview with Takeshi Utsumi" by Parker Rossman (September 17, 2004) (MS/WORD, 64 KB)