Readiness of VET clients for flexible delivery including on-line learning


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Author: Warner, David; Choy, Sarojni

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Australian National Training Authority (ANTA)


This research project provides evidence that over 70 per cent of Australian vocational education and training (VET) learners lack the dispositional and skill readiness for flexible delivery, including online delivery. The study found that individual VET clients preferred traditional methods of course delivery that are college-based and teacher-directed; possessed low skill levels in computer and Internet-related tasks; and possessed low dispositional readiness for flexible delivery, including online learning. Two assumptions re flexible delivery are challenged: firstly, that flexible...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Students; Skills and knowledge; Literacy; Technology; Teaching and learning; Research

Keywords: Teaching method; Research project; Computer literacy; Learning experience; Online learning; Educational technology; Flexible delivery; Computer assisted instruction; Distance learning; Self instruction; Attitude

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Brisbane, Queensland: ANTA, 1998

Physical description: 64 p.

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Statement of responsibility: David Warner and Sarojni Choy

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/ANTA 58.01

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