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ERIC Number: EJ1109946
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0963-9284
University Learning in Times of Crisis: The Role of IT
Todorova, Nelly; Bjorn-Andersen, Niels
Accounting Education, v20 n6 p597-599 2011
When the physical world of the University of Canterbury in Christchurch collapsed in a 6.3 magnitude earthquake at 12.51 pm on 22 February 2011, IT in general and the online learning platform, in particular, gave a second life from day one. It worked, but it was not an easy task. The university was able to salvage the semester and keep the students. This "Postcard" describes the challenges of going virtual following a natural disaster.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand
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