ERIC Number: ED420768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Flexible Delivery Pilots. 1995/96. Bringing Training to Your Fingertips.
Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
This summary report provides an overview of 23 pilot projects conducted in Australia to provide job training in more flexible modes. Each one- or two-page summary describes the following: state in which the project was conducted, flexible approach used, aims/methodology, participation/access, achievements/challenges, suggestions/dissemination, and contact information. Some common areas of achievement in the pilot projects include the following: web servers being set up; web pages being created; information, modules, and courses being made available over the Internet; and the professional development of staff. Issues identified through the pilots included the need for continual software and hardware upgrades, the rate that equipment becomes obsolete, the high cost of equipment, the threat of contracting a virus over the Internet, and the incompatibility between certain new software packages with the software already existing in the organization. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Continuing Education, Corporate Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Educational Innovation, Flexible Progression, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Nontraditional Education, Pilot Projects, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Australian National Training Authority, GPO Box 3120, Brisbane 4001, Queensland, Australia.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Identifiers - Location: Australia