Findings from the HEI 'flip' project: application issues

Simpson, Will and Evans, Debbie and Eley, Robert and Stiles, Mark (2003) Findings from the HEI 'flip' project: application issues. International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education, 13 (5/6). pp. 471-482. ISSN 1741-5055

Abstract

The Flip project focuses on the delivery of flexible work-based learning to engineering postgraduate students who are studying whilst in full-time employment. During the project, research was carried out to identify good practice in e-learning and pilot studies were undertaken to test the findings. In the project pilots the project team attempted step changes in methodology and style to investigate an e-learning approach that would enable flexible learning in the workplace. In this paper, attempts at putting e-learning theory into practice are described together with good and bad experiences, in order that others attempting similar activities might benefit from the successes and avoid making the same mistakes. Real-life problems and difficulties arising from the project are highlighted, especially where these relate to learning and teaching cultures, technology, pedagogy and the systems development process. The implementation of two pilot modules is described to demonstrate the impact, on both staff and students, of a significant change in teaching and learning styles and to indicate how the change process could be managed successfully.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version unavilable.
Depositing User: Dr Robert Eley
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2007 00:22
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-learning, learning culture, learner support, work-based learning
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0806 Information Systems > 080602 Computer-Human Interaction
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2003.004005
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/2598

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