ERIC Number: ED410802
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing Flexible Learning. Aspects of Educational and Training Technology XXIX. Proceedings of Annual Conference (29th, Plymouth, England, 1995).
Bell, Chris, Ed.; Bowden, Mandy, Ed.; Trott, Andrew, Ed.
Thirty-four papers explore flexible learning and its applications in higher education in the United Kingdom. The papers are: "Flexible Learning: Your Flexible Friend! Keynote Address" (Ellington); "Flexible Learning or Learning to be Flexible?" (Chalkley); "Virtually There: Flexible Learning in the New Millennium" (Land); "A Metacognitive Approach to Self-Directed Learning" (Cox); "Using Flexible Resources for Learning" (Brown); "Cost-Effective Autonomy Learning" (Elton); "Inspiring Learning with Adult Distance Learners in Higher Education" (Lawton); "Using Peer Support: Implications for Student and Lecturer" (Johnston); "Listening to Our Students Talking About Their Learning" (Catchpole and others); "A Computer-Based Introduction to Learning Skills" (Bailey); "Adopting a Student-Centred Approach to the Management of Learning: Songs of Praise and Lessons" (Hall, Saunders); "Providing Flexible Opportunities for Overseas Students at Masters Level" (Kowalski); "Workshop on Assessment of Groups of Students" (Lejk); "Computer-Assisted Assessment: Benefits and Pitfalls for Flexible Learning" (Ward); "Automated Assessment of Basic IT Skills" (Pedder); "The Learning College: An Holistic Approach to Institutional Development" (Oates, Watson); "Designing Flexible Learning Materials" (Campbell, Bayne); "Designing Open Learning for Occupational Competence" (Walmsley); "Open Learning in Support of Vocational Training and Economic Regeneration" (Clayton); "The Mixed Mode University" (Fallows, Robinson); "The Importance of Managing Student Expectations on an Undergraduate Programme" (Davies); "Education and the 'Dark Side' of IT" (Siddall); "Face-to-Face at a Distance" (Winders); "People Networking: Learning from Past Experience to Develop Effective Networks for the Future" (Field); "Instructional Design for Group-Based Learning by Computer Conferencing" (Pincas); "Support Implications for Hypermedia Flexible Learning Resources" (Betts); "A Systemic Approach to the Development of Open and Flexible Learning Environments: Studies of Implementation in the UK" (Adams, Hopkins); "Models of Knowledge, Learning and Representation for Multimedia Learning Environments" (Jagodzinski and others); "Screen Design of Computer-Based Learning materials" (Clarke); "Multimedia Courseware Engineering Lessons Learned from the Failure of Technology-Based Learning" (Marshall and others); "Now You See Me: Video as a Tool for Teaching and Assessment" (Brown, Cruickshank); "Encouraging Flexible Learning through Action Research: A Case Study of Student Perceptions" (Hinett); "I'd Like to Do the Course But...', Mentoring Flexible Approaches to Staff Development: A Case Study from New Zealand" (Haynes); and "Flexibility in Education for the Professions: The Case of the Property Profession" (Hobbs, Spedding). (Some individual papers contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Action Research, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Uses in Education, Cost Effectiveness, Courseware, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Flexible Progression, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Group Instruction, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Independent Study, Instructional Materials, Learning Processes, Metacognition, Multimedia Instruction, Networks, Open Education, Open Universities, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Centered Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Teleconferencing, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Association for Educational and Training Technology, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom