A case study of a new leadership course using distance-user input in design of hybrid delivery

Gordon, Raymond (2005) A case study of a new leadership course using distance-user input in design of hybrid delivery. In: OLT-2005 Conference: Beyond Delivery, 27 Sep 2005, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

An innovative new course in leadership for distance learning students incorporating hybrid delivery of minimal print resources, a multi-media CD, and WebCT online facilities has been developed over several offerings. The course incorporates material addressing the different VARK learning styles. For the initial offering, the author used the multi-media program Iluminatus Opus to develop the CD as the initial primary resource and WebCT online facilities as secondary. In subsequent offerings, this has changed to using WebCT online facilities as the primary resource with the CD as a secondary support resource. Student feedback has been a primary driver in the development of the course design, which incorporates online quiz assessment designed to keep students on track with their learning schedule. Auto-narration is being developed to assist students with English as a second language. The course is offered as an elective in second year and has attracted student numbers that commenced with 63 and have grown to 155.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright. The article may also be freely accessed online. Use the hypertext link above.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:18
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: distance learning, hybrid delivery, online learning, live chat room, discussion forums, multi-media CD, multi-modal learning styles, VARK learning styles, leadership, online quizzes, Iluminates Opus, WebCT, auto-narration
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/251

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