Developing an IT-based pre-course balancing programme for aviation students

Halpern, Nigel (2005) Developing an IT-based pre-course balancing programme for aviation students. Investigations in university teaching and learning, 2 (2). pp. 23-30. ISSN 1740-5106

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Abstract

In line with Government targets to widen access to higher education in the UK (Clark, 2003; DfES, 2003), the Centre for Civil Aviation [CCA] at London Metropolitan University developed a Foundation Degree in Aviation Management & Operations, which was launched in September 2002. The course was the first of its kind and attracted a diverse group of students. While such diversity was good for Government targets on widening access, it highlighted potential implications vis-à-vis teaching and learning practice, especially in terms of balancing the ability of such diversity in the early stages of the course.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Investigations in university teaching and learning; aviation; balancing programme; Foundation Degree; resource-based learning
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation
Department: Guildhall School of Business and Law
Centre for Professional Education and Development (CPED)
Depositing User: Mary Burslem
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2015 10:31
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2016 09:33
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/174

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