All that glitters is not gold: online delivery of education and training

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Author: Brennan Kemmis, Roslin; McFadden, Mark; Law, Elizabeth


Online delivery is a significant educational innovation. The opinions, ideas and research that surround it are often contradictory and more ideological than empirical. This consolidation study concentrates on the major questions about the effectiveness of online delivery of education and training in Australia, including questions about: improved student outcomes; impacts on teachers and learners, beneficiaries and casualties; teacher/trainer preparation; pedagogy; materials design; and learner diversity. There is a focus on areas of contention. The study contains a review of the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Innovation; Outcomes; Research; Technology; Teaching and learning; Governance; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Pedagogics; Technological change; Literature review; Trainers; Online learning; Computer assisted instruction; Delivery system; Education and training reform; Teachers

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2001

Physical description: 72 p.

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ISBN: 0873977424 (print); 0873977432 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Roslyn E. Brennan, Mark McFadden and Elizabeth Law

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 67.05

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