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ERIC Number: EJ1155642
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1947-8607
Supporting Doctoral Students through the Personalisation of a Graduate Virtual Research Environment
Costello, Robert
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, v7 n4 Article 4 p54-71 2016
This paper offers a case study in which a traditional Learning Management System (LMS) was enhanced through learning theories and web-based technologies to support the development of doctoral students. The model being used here, can address and support a personalised learning approach to assist postgraduate students, as part of matching their skills with a repository of rich media and activities. The mixed method research approach adopted here aided into the investigation into the Graduate Virtual Research Environment (GVRE) while analysing factors like usability, accessibility, goal orientation and evolving the learners' needs. The author argues by tailoring the gap between learning theories and technology with the complexities of human nature one can adapt the educational setting to provide a LMS which can be personalized for doctoral students.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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