DISSEMINATE is a mnemonic acronymic vehicle capable of brand recognition to support a set of development principles for what some have now referred to as the emerging science of Courseware Engineering (Marshall 1997). Above all, DISSEMINATE is an active verb which implies that the proponents may wish to follow this with definite planned actions which may occur simultaneously and in a co-ordinated fashion in all parts of the world. Although the concept of the project is "authorability", it is seen by its members as the sum of the key elements described below, yet considering the definition of each component proposed as open and flexible. It is not meant to be prescriptive and to create new constraints; quite on the contrary, it may lead to substitutions and refinements to suit individual authors and collaborators.
Marshall, I.M. (1997) Thesis for the award of Doctor of Philosophy, University of Abertay Dundee.
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