Best practice in distance education and e-learning


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Author: Douglas, Sheila


The lack of qualified aged care workers has been identified as a current and future skills shortage as the number of Australians requiring aged care increases. This creates a significant and immediate need for accessible, flexible and high quality training options to increase the number of qualified aged care workers within Australia. The availability of high quality and accessible information communication options, combined with the implementation of the [NBN] National Broadband Network, creates an environment ripe for the development of quality distance and e-learning aged care...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Skills and knowledge; Technology; Research; Labour market; Quality

Keywords: Distance education; Flexible delivery; Skill shortage; Internet; Online learning; Study tour; Labour shortage; Best practice

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; New Zealand; Canada; North America

Published: Melbourne, Victoria: International Specialist Skills Institute, 2013

Physical description: [62] p.

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On cover: Higher Education and Skills Group (formerly Skills Victoria); ISS Institute Overseas Fellowship; Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 114.688

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