The ethics of designing for multimodality: empowering non traditional learners

Sankey, Michael D. and St Hill, Rod (2008) The ethics of designing for multimodality: empowering non traditional learners. In: Ethical practices and implications in distance learning. Information Science Reference (IGI Global), Hershey, PA. USA, pp. 126-154. ISBN 978-1-59904-867-3

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In ‘The Ethics Of Designing For Multimodality: Empowering Non Traditional Learners’, Michael Sankey and Rod St Hill, investigate the changing nature of distance education in the context of higher education. The authors, drawing from four case studies suggest the a two phased ethical approach to develop courses, which highlight integration of multimodal learning/teaching strategies and availability of opportunity for the students to discover their preferred approach to learning. ‘Massification’ and delivering technology enhanced courses to an increasingly diverse student body were discussed after being viewed as Questions in relation to the ethics of quantity reach.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to paper due to publisher copyright restrictions. See the Website location above for details.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Learning and Teaching Support Unit
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2008 03:58
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2016 02:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: multimodal; distance education; ethics; massification; learning and teaching; course design
Fields of Research : 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 > 130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930102 Learner and Learning Processes

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