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Effectiveness of feedback: the students’ perspective
While effective feedback has frequently been identified as a key strategy in learning and teaching, little known research has focused on students’ perceptions of feedback and the contribution
Stepping through the orientation looking glass: a staged approach for postgraduate students.
Postgraduate coursework is now delivered to a largely mature age study population, in what may be an unfamiliar mix of online and distance learning to many students. This paper reports on a novel
Distance education in an era of eLearning: challenges and opportunities for a campus‐focused institution
The growth of eLearning technologies has blurred the boundaries of educational modes to a point where distance education programs can be offered without drawing particular notice on campus. The
Design-based research principles for student orientation to online study: Capturing the lessons learnt
Few institutions have reported research on students' use of orientation programs designed for mature students returning to study in contemporary learning environments now regularly amalgamating
Managing quality improvement of eLearning in a large, campus-based university
Purpose – This paper seeks to discuss the characteristics that shape a model to manage eLearning in a large, predominantly campus‐based university. It focuses on how such a model can provide a
Inquiry based learning in the health sciences: Countering the limitations of ‘problem based’ learning
Background: While the demand for pedagogical strategies to promote better links between teaching and research is growing, such strategies are often perceived as hard to find. Problem based learning
Paper presented to the 1997 Australian Association for Research in Education: Researching Education in New Times, 30/11/97-4/12/97, Brisbane, Qld. Learning and Literacy Development in Higher
Commitment to teaching and learning in higher education has long been premised on assumptions that: on enrolment, students are already equipped with generic skills of learning and literacy suitable
‘My sister is married. Why can’t I get married?’
Postgraduate Education in Gerontology in the Asia-Oceania Region
StudyAgeOnline is a Web-supported postgraduate coursework program in ageing and aged care for practising health professionals in which short courses can be undertaken as stand-alone modules or build towards a Masters degree.