Hiccups and hurdles: a "warts and all" look at the online revolution

Zeldenryk, Lynne (2009) Hiccups and hurdles: a "warts and all" look at the online revolution. In: Proceedings of the First Year in Higher Education Conference 2009. From: First Year in Higher Education Conference 2009, 29 June - 1 July 2009, Townsville, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

Within tertiary education, online learning tools are being used with greater frequency than ever before. Online education has been hailed as a method of providing flexible education to first year students with complex family, work and social commitments. However, little research has been conducted looking at the pragmatic and pedagogical issues educators face when developing an online learning curriculum. This nuts and bolts session explores the unique challenges faced by staff at James Cook University when developing the first year of an online health degree. The interactive session will then go on to explore the key ethical and pragmatic issues faced by educators in developing online curricular in today’s working environment.

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Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2010 06:15
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education @ 50%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies @ 100%
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