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A Web site is a system of interconnected Web pages designed to deliver information to and store information for users. A specific location within the World Wide Web, a Web site most commonly consists of an initial ‘home’ page that users see when they come to the site. Along with the home page, a site typically includes many additional pages, as well as other tools and resources that are housed within its location. A site is owned and managed by an individual or an organization.

In an academic environment, particularly a distributed learning setting, there are often multiple content owners, managers, and contributors working within a centralized system. Because a distributed learning environment spans multiple areas, a Web site often becomes a central point for ...

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