Online VET: a good course of action?

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Author: Davis, Steve; Walker, Simon; Griffin, Tabatha


Online learning can be just as effective as face-to-face instruction if it's done well. But what makes for good quality and good practice? While subject withdrawal rates are higher and course completion rates lower for vocational education and training (VET) courses delivered entirely online, new research has shown that the outcomes for those students who do complete online courses are similar to those of other delivery modes. Steve Davis talks to [National Centre for Vocational Education Research] NCVER Managing Director Simon Walker and NCVER Senior Researcher Dr Tabatha Griffin about...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Teaching and learning; Technology; Quality; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Online learning; Completion; Dropout; Client satisfaction; Employment outcomes; Outcomes of education and training; Decision making

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2020

Physical description: podcast (24 min.) + 11 p. (transcript)

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Also called: Online vocational education and training: a good course of action?

Series: Vocational voices; Season 4, episode 1

Related items: TD/TNC 137.05

This podcast was released on 26 February 2020.
The related report, 'Online delivery of VET qualifications: current use and outcomes', is available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 137.05.

Resource type: Audiovisual

Call number: TD/TNC 139.50

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