Jones, David and Luck, Jo and McConachie, Jeanne and Danaher, Patrick Alan (2005) The teleological brake on ICTs in open and distance learning. 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 uses the distinction between teleological and ateleological design processes to analyse projects intended to improve the use of ICTs within an institution delivering both on-campus and distance education. The paper demonstrates how the continuing acceptance of teleological development and of its associated naive understandings of organisations and information systems are placing a brake on the on-going adoption of and innovation with ICTs in open and distance learning.
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|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Education|
|Date Deposited:||11 Oct 2007 00:52|
|Last Modified:||02 Dec 2015 02:56|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||ateleological, Australia, ICTs, innovation, open and distance learning, teleological, universities; higher education research|
|Fields of Research :||16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160809 Sociology of Education
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences
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