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The importance of real-world experience in student learning

Saunders, Bridget and Juric, Radmila (2001) The importance of real-world experience in student learning. In: Kalpic, Damir and Dobric, Vesna Hljuz, (eds.) ITI 2001 : proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Information Technology Interfaces : June 19-22, 2002, Pula, Croatia. IEEE, pp. 117-122. ISBN 9539676932


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A core module for the computer science and computing degree courses at the University of North London provided a vehicle for developing an innovative approach in teaching and learning. It served as a means of bridging the gap between real-world business information systems (BIS) development practice and that which is normally simulated in academia. We also show how students can be encouraged to be proactive in creating their own real-world learning experience within an academic environment.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:7907
Deposited On:13 May 2010 11:14
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