TITLE

Govt draws up ten-year plan for online unis

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Mar2004, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The British Government is committed to embedding e-learning in the next ten years and has asked the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to draw up a strategy. The HEFCE is expected to put forward a recommendation this spring. Where a campus starts and ends has been extended by e-learning. The University of Ulster, for example, runs an online campus with 200 courses, ranging from healthcare to IT. It has teamed up with UKeU, the body set up with £ 55 million government funding to promote online courses at Great Britain universities.
ACCESSION #
12511131

 

Related Articles

  • Davenport's Online MBA Listed At The Top. Czurak, David // Grand Rapids Business Journal;12/03/2001, Vol. 19 Issue 49, pB1 

    Highlights the 'U.S. News and World Report's' naming of Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Davenport University as having one of the nation's top electronic learning programs for higher education in business administration. Reasons for the award; Estimated number of students taking the electronic...

  • NEEDS AND CONTEXT OF ODL AT THE PALESTINIAN INSTITUTIONS. Abuzir, Yousef // Quarterly Review of Distance Education;Winter2010, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p243 

    Higher education plays vital role in developing the social, political, and economical situation of the Palestinian people. It is considered the main wealth of the Palestinian people in the absence of other natural resources. The main objective of this study was to investigate and identify the...

  • ENHANCING GRADUATE STUDENTS' PERFORMANCE AS THREADED DISCUSSION LEADERS IN A WEB-BASED PROPOSAL WRITING COURSE. Brescia Jr., William F.; Miller, Michael T. // Quarterly Review of Distance Education;Winter2005, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p385 

    The study explored the effectiveness of a discussion support taxonomy used in a course in which graduate students served as online discussion leaders. The students' ability to effectively use the taxonomy as a support tool to facilitate the discussions was examined. A content analysis of the...

  • E-LEARNING -- A POTENTIAL ANSWER FOR HIGHER EDUCATION'S CHALLENGES. CHIŢIBA, CONSTANŢA AURELIA // Euromentor;Dec2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p112 

    At the higher educational level there are drivers and barriers which increase or decrease the motivation to engage in e-learning, and provides some insights into the challenges of embedding e-learning in higher education. The most important key drivers underlying the adoption of e-learning are...

  • Authentic online learning: Aligning learner needs, pedagogy and technology. Parker, Jenni; Maor, Dorit; Herrington, Jan // Issues in Educational Research;2013 Special Issue, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p227 

    Over the past few decades there has been a substantial swing among higher education practitioners towards a more constructivist approach to learning. Nevertheless, it is still evident that many instructivist models are widely used in both classroom and online learning environments. A key...

  • Examining Asynchronous and Synchronous Communication in an Online Teacher Education Course. Fernandez, Maria L.; Ghosh, Sraboni // Conference Papers -- Psychology of Mathematics & Education of No;2004 Annual Meeting, Toronto, CA, p1 

    Current trends in higher education suggest a rapidly expanding interest in the development of computer-based distance education courses and programs. Lacking, however, is empirical research on Computer-Mediated Communication that will help educators develop appropriate online learning...

  • Welcome to The Open University.  // SC Magazine: For IT Security Professionals (UK Edition);Jul/Aug2013, p12 

    The article features The Open University (OU), founded in 1969 with the motto, Learn and Live, with the intention of brining higher education skills and qualifications to the masses through distance learning. Its Masters Computing programme has been revamped, expanding its credit modules to 30,...

  • A Comparative Study of Dropout Rates and Causes for Two Different Distance Education Courses. Pierrakeas, Christos; Xenos, Michalis; Panagiotakopoulos, Christos; Vergidis, Dimitris // International Review of Research in Open & Distance Learning;2004, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p1 

    This paper reports the results of a survey conducted to examine the root causes leading to student dropout at a Greek distance education university. Data was gathered from two different courses — an undergraduate course leading to a Bachelors degree in Informatics (characterized by high...

  • Exploring Two Teacher Education Online Learning Designs: A Classroom of One or Many? Norton, Priscilla; Hathaway, Dawn // Journal of Research on Technology in Education;Summer2008, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p475 

    Online learning is rapidly becoming a permanent feature of higher education. In a preponderance of instances, online learning is designed using conventional educational practices: lecture, grades, group discussion, and the like. Concerns with traditional pedagogy instantiated by course...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics