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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1443–1448
This paper is an evaluation of survey data obtained from 75 lecturers in the post-16 sector in Scotland who had undertaken a teaching qualification. Analysis of quantitative and qualitative data suggest that when those who teach become those who...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2008) pp. 33–41
This paper presents a case study of the implementation of a flexible learner-centred programme of study which blends face-to-face and online learning. The programme was developed to be flexible in terms of content and study strategies, whilst...
Universalists, Butterflies and Changelings: Learners’ Roles and Strategies for using Flexible Online Resources
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4052–4057
Learner-centred flexible learning allows learners to make choices about what they study. This idea is at the heart of an activity-focused design for the Teaching Qualification (Further Education) programme. Learners can study resources in any order...
Educational Media International Vol. 46, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 239–253
This paper presents a case study of a blended programme for adults and discusses findings from a mixed-methods investigative study of learners' and tutors' experiences of the programme. The programme employs a set of flexible online resources, which ...
Towards Flexible Learning for Adult Learners in Professional Contexts: An Activity-Focused Course Design
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 4 (2011) pp. 381–393
This article argues for a flexible model of learning for adults which allows them to make choices and contextualise their learning in a manner appropriate to their own professional practice whilst also developing as a member of a learning community. ...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 12, No. 5 (Jun 29, 2011) pp. 57–73
Role play activities provide opportunities for learners to adopt unfamiliar roles, engage in interactions with others, and get involved in realistic tasks. They are often recommended to foster the development of soft skills and a wider perspective...