ERIC Number: ED431895
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Decision Tools: What To Consider When Partnering for Learnware = Outils de decision: Facteurs a considerer dans la mise en place de partenariats pour les technologies d'apprentissage.
Stahmer, Anna; Green, Lyndsay
This report provides a set of decision tools for learnware developers in private companies, public organizations, and education institutions to use in developing strategic alliances or partnerships for the development, delivery, and marketing of learnware products and services designed to meet Canadians' lifelong learning needs. The report outlines a five-stage partnership development model that was formulated on the basis of the findings of more than 40 interviews with individuals from the public education sector, private learnware developers, sector councils, industry organizations, and book and electronic publishers. Section 1 is an introduction that includes pertinent definitions and an overview of the methodology used to develop the model. Section 2 summarizes the following five steps necessary for planning, establishing, and managing partnerships for learnware: determine whether a partnership is what is needed; find a suitable partner; develop the agreement; assign contributions and benefits; and manage the partnership. Section 3 is divided into five subsections that each outline the findings of implementation of one of the model's five steps. Each subsection includes the following: composite case, findings, and lessons learned. Appended are a list of 12 relevant publications and the interview questions. English and French versions of the report are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Check Lists, Cooperative Planning, Courseware, Decision Making, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Lifelong Learning, Marketing, Material Development, Partnerships in Education, Questionnaires, School Business Relationship, Strategic Planning
Web site: http://olt-bta.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/publicat/index.html
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Development Canada, Hull (Quebec). Office of Learning Technologies.
Identifiers - Location: Canada