ERIC Number: ED401401
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Creating Connections: College Innovations in Flexibility, Access and Participation.
Further Education Development Agency, London (England).; Association of Colleges, London (England).
This document contains 14 papers explaining how 12 further education colleges in the United Kingdom used fellowship funds to maximize their use of current information and learning technologies and make other substantial innovations to improve their flexibility, accessibility, and rates of participation. The following papers are included: "Leading from the Front--A Steering Group Perspective" (Ruth Gee); "Access Enabled?" (Alison Cox); "Widening Participation Using Telematics" (Jette Burford); "The Interactive Television Project" (Byron J. Lawson); "Managing Key Skills: A Multimedia Staff Development Package" (Paul O'Doherty); "On-line with Europe/Open Learning for Delivery of Foreign Languages and EFL (English as a Foreign Language)" (Danny Price, Judy Hargreaves); "Flexible Science: Making Science More Accessible" (Alison Roberts); "Improving Local Participation through a Flexible Curriculum Framework" (Trisha Jordan, Alison Shipton); "Multi-tracking for Resource and Curriculum Management" (Richard Hopkins); "The Fellowship Has Made a Difference...Increasing Participation to Meet Community Needs" (Caroline Miller, Sarah Rennie); "Increasing Access and Participation" (Ruth Ardon); "Access to Open Learning for Deafblind Adults" (Lynda Sharp); "Integrating Multimedia Flexible and Open Learning into the Curriculum" (Bill Lockitt); and "The Key Messages of the Fairbairn Fellowships" (Ursula Howard). (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Change Strategies, Computer Uses in Education, Deaf Blind, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Flexible Progression, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Innovation, Integrated Curriculum, Interactive Television, International Educational Exchange, Multimedia Instruction, Open Education, Postsecondary Education, Resource Allocation, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Staff Development, Student Participation, Technical Institutes, Vocational Education
Further Education Development Agency, Publications Dept., Mendip Centre, Blagdon, Bristol BS18 6RG, United Kingdom (12.50 British pounds).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Further Education Development Agency, London (England).; Association of Colleges, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom