Exploring the usefulness of new technology with new students : a case study

Holley, Debbie, Andrew, David and Pheiffer, Gary (2004) Exploring the usefulness of new technology with new students : a case study. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 2 (1). pp. 38-43. ISSN 1740-5106

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In traditional campus-based universities it is recognised that one factor for student success is that students are physically present, and that therefore one way of encouraging student involvement is to attract them to spend more time on campus. At London Metropolitan University, our students could not be expected to prolong their presence on campus physically due to their multitude of commitments and its inner city location. However, it may be possible to get them to engage with university life virtually. This paper explores the thinking behind encouraging students to develop their online skills whilst at University, and supporting the lecturing staff as role models for this approach.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; learning technology; wiki; bulletin board; lurking; developing professional practice
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
Department: School of Social Professions (to June 2021)
Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
School of Social Sciences and Professions
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2015 14:58
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2021 16:03
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/165

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