ERIC Number: ED414414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Flexible Learning in Action: Case Studies in Higher Education. Staff and Educational Development Series.
Hudson, Rachel, Ed.; Maslin-Prothero, Sian, Ed.; Oates, Lyn, Ed.
Following an introduction (Hudson, Maslin-Prothero, Oates), the following 31 case studies describe flexible learning developments in the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States: "Teaching Business Writing Online" (Fulkerth); "Don't Lecture Me about Flexible Learning!" (Dunning); "Improving Independent Learning with Aural German Programs" (Muehlhaus, Loeschmann); "Peer Mentoring through Peer-Assisted Study Sessions" (Witherby); "Teaching by E-Mail" (Smith); "Using a Shell for Delivery and Support for Case-Based Learning in a Networked Environment" (Buckner, Davenport); "Learning via Multimedia" (Smith, Haddon, Smith, Bratton); "Flexible Learning for Australian Club Managers" (Breen, Hing, Weeks); "Distance Education in Post-Registration Nurse Education" (Grundy, Lawton, Taylor); "Professional Development through Reflective Inquiry" (McArdle, McGowan); "Workplace Learning" (Askham); "Empowering School Managers through Flexible Learning" (Oldroyd); "Off the Cuff and On the Cusp" (Garner, Longman); "Flexible Learning in Modular Programs for Professional Studies" (Shipway); "Flexible Program in Applied Studies in Education and Training" (McCormack); "Flexible Maths" (Cock, Pickard); "Profiling Study and Communication Styles for Non-Traditional Students" (Ure); "Flexibility in Teaching and Learning Schemes" (Gillies-Denning); "But This Isn't How an English Class Is Supposed to Be..." (Macauley, Pagnucci); "Student SkillPacks" (Bingham, Drew); "Interactive Library Skills Workbook for Engineering Undergraduates" (Bainbridge); "Introducing Computer Networks as a Research Tool to First-Year Postgraduates" (Steward); "Flexible Learning" (Lynch); "Adopting a Mixed-Mode Approach to Teaching and Learning" (Fallows); "Flexible Learning--Where Does the Library Fit in?" (Cavanagh); "Flexible Learning as a Management Issue" (McGhee); "Flexible Access to Learning Resources through Electronic Course Delivery" (Barker); "Open Learning Center at the University of Bristol" (Hole); "Staff Development for Flexible Learning at Stockport College" (Robinson); "Establishing Flexible Learning in a Conventional Institution" (Anderson); and "Flexible Learning Initiative at Loughborough University" (Wade). An index is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Computer Mediated Communication, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Research, Faculty Development, Flexible Scheduling, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inplant Programs, Institutional Role, Interactive Television, Job Training, Learning Centers (Classroom), Mentors, Online Systems, Peer Teaching, Professional Development, Staff Development, Tutoring
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