High level student autonomy in a virtual learning environment

Allan, B., Barker, M., Fairbairn, K., Freeman, M. and Sutherland, P. (2002) High level student autonomy in a virtual learning environment. In: Networked Learning Conference 2002, 26th - 28th March 2002, University of Sheffield.

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Abstract

This case study explores the experiences of a group of students (the authors) working as a tutor-less group (TLG) that developed during a web-based MEd programme. We describe the development and life cycle of the TLG, the experiences of the students and the effects on those who continued to work in a tutored environment. Members of the TLG demonstrated high levels of autonomy and group work. The relationship between the TLG and communities of practice is considered.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: University of Westminster > Westminster Business School
SWORD Depositor: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Depositing User: repository@westminster.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2012 08:24
Last Modified: 30 Jun 2016 13:53
URI: http://westminsterresearch.wmin.ac.uk/id/eprint/10802

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