The changing role of the Universities in supporting E-Learning & mobility in Higher Education

Murphy, John and Pathak, Pramod (2003) The changing role of the Universities in supporting E-Learning & mobility in Higher Education. In: Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003. Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA, pp. 1416-1419. ISBN 9781880094501

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ELearning in conjunction with mobile computing technologies has the potential to be the single most important application to arrive on the higher-education scene in coming years. The purpose of this research was to identify the challenges that IT Services department of a University would face to introduce elearning/blended learning and making the campus mobile. The research included detailed literature reviews, semi-structured interviews, etc. There were questionnaires aimed at Senior Academics and Administrators (to elicit their views on E-Learning readiness), and also aimed at a cross-section of the undergraduate population. Observation of the student body was also used as a data gathering technique. These practical studies and data gathering were done at University of Dublin, Ireland. The research shows that majority of senior people are committed to a move towards Elearning and that the student body would fully support the scheme. Further findings are mentioned in the paper.

Item Type: Book Section
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
Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2014 10:43
Last Modified: 29 Jul 2014 10:43

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