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Designing a learner-centred educational environment to achieve learner potential

Stynes, Paul, Kelly, Declan, Durnin, Sheena and Pathak, Pramod (2004) Designing a learner-centred educational environment to achieve learner potential. In: EdTech 2004, Fifth Annual Irish Educational Technology Users' Conference, 3-4 June 2004, IT Tralee.

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Abstract

To deliver quality education universities have to devise a proper and effective learning and teaching strategy. The aim of this strategy should be to develop the potential of learners, which can only be achieved through the provision of a learner-centred environment. This study was conducted at the National College of Ireland and focussed exclusively on developing the potential of the learner. First year students were assessed and evaluated to ascertain their learning styles using Kolb Learning Style Inventory. Faculty received induction on various learning techniques. Online environments were created to adapt content to student learning styles. Detailed strategy, its effectiveness, on line learning environment and results obtained are discussed in this paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 08:46
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2014 08:46
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1495

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