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Costing the lifecycle of networked learning: Documenting the costs from conception to evaluation

By Paul Bacsich and Charlotte Ash


This paper reports the development of a course development lifecycle model which is intended to inform the identification of ‘hidden’ costs associated with network‐based learning. The development of this model formed part of a six‐month research study funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK Funding Councils. The study aimed to produce a planning document and financial schema through which the full costs of networked learning could be documented A discussion is given of the initial five‐stage model, the testing and development of this model and the evolution of a final three‐phase model. Hypothetical examples are given of the use of the three‐phase model

Topics: LB Theory and practice of education, LC1022 - 1022.25 Computer-assisted Education
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Year: 2000
DOI identifier: 10.1080/0968776000080110
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