Birch, Dawn (2006) Pedagogical motivations and barriers for developing multi-modal distance education courses. In: 2nd Biennial Conference of the Academy of World Business, Marketing and Management Development: Business Across Borders in the 21st Century, 10-13 July 2006, Paris, France.
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[Abstract]: Advances in technology and desktop access to multimedia have provided an opportunity to enrich learning environments. In 2003, the University of Southern Queensland, a major provider of distance education courses, commenced the process of converting traditional print-based courses to multi-modal courses (typically comprising an interactive CD and course homepage). This change process required academics to adopt and integrate educational technology. The literature indicates that a range of institutional and individual factors influence academics' motivations to adopt and integrate educational technology. However, the primary focus of this paper is on pedagogical motivations and barriers for designing and delivering multi-modal distance education courses.
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|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Marketing and Tourism|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:40|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 22:37|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||multi-modal distance education, multimode|
|Fields of Research :||13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130313 Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150505 Marketing Research Methodology
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