Todhunter, Barrie (2005) The unexplored territory of distance education for multi-national professionals in project management. In: 17th Biennial Conference of the Open and Distance Learning Association of Australia: Breaking Down Boundaries, 9-11 Nov 2005, Adelaide, Australia.
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This paper examines research into the development of a pedagogical framework for distance education (DE) in postgraduate project management studies at an Australian university as part of its strategy to deliver 'transnational' education. Project management requires development of technical, strategic, organisational and leadership competencies, but strategies to foster these professional competencies in a DE environment require investigation. Conceptual models are being used in a case study approach to identify 'disturbances' and 'contradictions' in relation to project management education, postgraduate students' educational needs, competency-based standards for management education and development of professional competencies, and to facilitate the development of a theoretical framework and program guidelines.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||Note: This paper was not refereed. http://www.odlaa.org/2005conf/referred-papers.htm No evidence of copyright restrictions.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||project management, distance education, postgraduate education, professional education, theoretical framework, activity theory|
|Subjects:||330000 Education > 330200 Curriculum Studies > 330204 Curriculum Studies - Economics, Commerce, Management and Services Education|
|Depositing User:||Dr Barrie Todhunter|
|Date Deposited:||28 Jan 2010 05:52|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 23:36|
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