Calzolari, Pier Ugo
New perspectives are opened to the Universities by e-learning. Information and communication technologies (ICT) have already firmly entered into fields considered incompatible with “computer” technology a few years ago, like photography. The leading and unifying factor is digital coding of information, which allows us to transfer, store, mix and manage the information produced at a source that is different but of the same nature; that is, computers. This is the phenomenon often referred to as multi-media. A further, and really revolutionary, offshoot has been produced by two events.