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Knight, John; Rochon, Rebecca – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2012
It has been widely recognised that transition into higher education (HE) can be challenging for incoming students. Literature identifies three main areas where students may benefit from support: social, practical and academic. This paper discusses a case study that explores the potential of a social networking environment to provide support in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Opportunities, Teaching Methods, Internet
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Sabey, Abigail; Horrocks, Sue – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2011
Research methods modules have become a core component of a range of nursing and allied health professional educational programmes both at pre-qualifying, undergraduate level and at post-qualifying and Masters' level, in keeping with requirements of professional bodies. These courses are offered both on a full time basis and part time for qualified…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Web Sites, Foreign Countries
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Jefferies, Amanda; Hyde, Ruth – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2010
Between March 2007 and February 2009, the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) funded a Learners Journeys project at the University of Hertfordshire. This was part of their second phase of investment in research into the Learners' Experiences through their E-Learning Programme and was known as LXP2. STROLL (STudent Reflections On Lifelong…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Adult Education, Diaries
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Greener, Susan – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2009
The learning and teaching relationship, whether online or in the classroom, is changing. Mentis offers a typology of teacher roles gathered from current literature on e-learning including instructor, designer, guide, mediator, curator and mentor, which offer the university teacher a striking range of ways in which to develop relationships with…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Distance Education
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Ward, Rod; Moule, Pam; Lockyer, Lesley – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2009
This paper describes the findings about the use of Web 2.0 technologies in the education of health professionals in the United Kingdom (UK). The work is part of a wider study scoping the use of e-learning. Its objectives were to: (1) Explore issues influencing implementation and use by both early and late adopters; (2) Identify barriers to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Focus Groups, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Burgess, Joan – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2007
In order to become a UK Nurse Prescriber, a First Level Registered Nurse must undergo an approved University based educational programme, which consists of theory, and a period of practice supervised by doctors. The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requires nurses undertaking this programme to have some formal university attendance and to be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nurses, Nursing Education, Theory Practice Relationship
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Mullins, Roisin; Duan, Yanqing; Hamblin, David; Burrell, Phillip; Jin, Huan; Jerzy, Goluchowski; Ewa, Ziemba; Aleksander, Billewicz – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2007
It is widely accepted that employees in small business suffer from a lack of knowledge and skills. This lack of skills means that small companies will miss out on new business opportunities. This is even more evident with respect to the adoption of Internet marketing in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This paper reports a pilot research…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Small Businesses, Skill Development, Web Based Instruction
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Harvey, Patricia J.; Cookson, Barry; Meerabeau, Elizabeth; Muggleston, Diana – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2003
The potential of the World Wide Web for rapid global communication is driving the creation of specifically tailored courses for employees, yet few practitioners have the necessary experience in on-line teaching methods, or in preparing documents for the web. Experience gained in developing six online training modules for the biotechnology and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Employees, Teaching Methods, Academic Achievement