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A key problem in facilitating a successful online course is the highly time -consuming nature of the administrative and pedagogical tasks involved. It is also difficult to achieve a community of learners online, since the lecturer has to overcome the natural reticence of students to post in shared class spaces. In computing courses an additional factor is… (More)
A study of how different demographic groups find the experience of flexible online learning. A first year course in Internet &amp; Web Design is offered to a diverse range of students in traditional and online formats. We hope to draw conclusions about which groups find online learning works for them.
We find the critique of our paper both interesting and informative. The author raises a number of points as a caution against oversimplification of the issues surrounding gender and computer-supported learning. We fully acknowledge the difficulty of reporting findings from a number of studies and of attempting to define or analyse the complex interaction of… (More)