TITLE

City University creates a unit for e-learning

PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
IT Training;Mar2004, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
London's City University has set up a dedicated e-learning support unit to back up its rapid increase in online learning. To accompany the move it has also graduated from WebCT's Campus Edition course management system to the full Vista package. The five-strong team will provide support for staff who want to create online courses, together with the 11,500 students who will have access. The team will also be charged with increasing e-learning at City. Vice-chancellor David Rhind says that there is pressure on universities to increase the amount of online learning they offer.
ACCESSION #
12511137

 

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