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ERIC Number: EJ892357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 19
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0830-0445
The Clash of Cultures: Hybrid Learning Course Development as Management of Tension
Cowie, Peter; Nichols, Mark
Journal of Distance Education, v24 n1 p77-90 2010
Using a case study approach, this paper considers e-learning project management from the perspective of navigating tension between faculty and instructional design/e-learning expertise, in the context of as the bridging of two distinctive cultures. The diffusion of e-learning in an institution where, historically, faculty have been independent teachers and have not made extensive use of e-learning techniques, generated tension when a team-based approach to course design was adopted. Relationships, it is suggested, are as important as project timelines in such a setting. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand