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Global Campus: learning to walk with webbed feet

Sadler, Chris and Bakry, Walaa Mohamed and Chera, Pav and Hatzipanagos, Stylianos and Milankovic-Atkinson, Maya and Murphy, Alan (2002) Global Campus: learning to walk with webbed feet. In: Tjoa, A Min and Wagner, Roland R., (eds.) Proceedings of the 13th International Workshop on Database and Expert Systems Applications, 2-6 September 2002, Aix-en-Provence, France. IEEE, Los Alamitos, USA, pp. 373-378. ISBN 0769516688


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Universities wishing to expand their provision beyond their local catchment areas need to consider whether to bring the students to the tuition or take the tuition to the students. Current-day educational and information technologies make the latter option a much more achievable prospect than it has been in the past. Nevertheless, careful consideration needs to be given to the nature of the distance-learning students' learning experiences and the extent to which these may be comparable with those of the local students. These matters are considered in this paper against the background of the Global Campus project whereby Middlesex University's School of Computing Science sought to take its initial steps in distance-learning provision.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Internet, computer aided instruction, computer science education, distance learning, Global Campus project, Middlesex University School of Computing Science, distance learning student experience
Research Community:University of Westminster > Westminster Business School
ID Code:3083
Deposited On:01 Feb 2007
Last Modified:17 Oct 2011 12:40

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