Multimodal design for hybrid learning materials in a second level economics course

Sankey, Michael D. and St Hill, Rod (2005) Multimodal design for hybrid learning materials in a second level economics course. In: 11th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, 11-12 Jul 2005, Sydney, Australia.

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In 2003 the University of Southern Queensland announced that, owing to cost and demand pressures, student learning materials would be progressively migrated to a 'hybrid' model, the centrepiece of which was to be a resource-rich CD-ROM. This was to be supplemented, where appropriate, with print and online material. One of the first courses in the Faculty of Business to be converted was ECO2000 Macroeconomics for Business and Government. In this paper the pedagogical underpinnings of the hybrid model are outlined and its application to ECO2000 is discussed. Results of surveys of students and assessment outcomes are also discussed.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Distance and e-Learning Centre
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:18
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: multimodal design; hybrid model CD-ROM; distance education; flexible delivery; economics teaching
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130203 Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930503 Resourcing of Education and Training Systems
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/267

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