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Salmon, Gilly; Nie, Ming; Edirisingha, Palitha – Educational Research, 2010
Background: In the 1990s, Salmon developed a five-stage model for enabling and scaffolding remote groups to work and learn together using asynchronous bulletin boards. The model has informed online learning and development practice across different levels and education for online and blended learning. Purpose: This paper reports our testing of the…
Descriptors: Photography, Archaeology, Cognitive Mapping, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Haynes, Gill – Journal of Education and Work, 2008
In an attempt to address the low levels of engagement in post-16 education and training in the UK amongst some groups at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and to enhance the skills of the future labour force, the UK government instituted an agenda of reform for the post-14 curriculum. Part of these reforms was the introduction in England,…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Surveys
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Angell, Robert J.; Heffernan, Troy W.; Megicks, Phil – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2008
Purpose: Measuring service quality in higher education is increasingly important for attracting and retaining tuition-based revenues. Nonetheless, whilst undergraduates have received substantial academic exposure, postgraduate-based research has been scant. Consequently, the objectives of this paper are threefold: first, to identify the service…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Educational Quality, Evaluation Methods, Graduate Study
Frankland, Gillian; Ebrahim, Nazir – 2001
This document is intended to assist practitioners involved in the delivery of Part One General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQs), which are GNVQs designed for students in the United Kingdom who are at Key Stage 4 and the post-16 level. Section 1 examines the following topics of interest to centers that are contemplating introducing Part…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
Dixon, Stella – 1995
This document, which is designed for individuals responsible for curriculum development and delivery at further education (FE) colleges in Britain, offers guidance on curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation and contains an instrument for monitoring quality throughout the curriculum change process. The first half of the document details…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
Thorpe, Mary – 2000
Key issues related to the relationship between new technology and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom and elsewhere were identified through reviews of the literature on information and communications technology (ICT) and the literature on lifelong learning. Two overarching issues related to the interplay of new technology and lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education