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ERIC Number: EJ1099188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Feb
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1479-4403
The Social Shaping of a Virtual Learning Environment: The Case of a University-Wide Course Management System
Dutton, William H.; Cheong, Pauline Hope; Park, Namkee
Electronic Journal of e-Learning, v2 n1 p69-80 Feb 2004
Expectations surrounding the role of e-learning need to be tempered by an awareness of the variety of technical, institutional, social and economic constraints on the innovation process. This paper reports on a case study of the introduction into a university of one of the most central e-learning initiatives in higher education, an enterprise-wide virtual learning environment. Findings identify constraints on innovation and highlight changes likely to evolve from the diffusion of such environments, which can be amplified by interrelated technical changes underway in universities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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