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E-learning as a tool for knowledge transfer through traditional and independent study at two UK higher educational institutes: a case study

By Jonathan D Owens and David Floyd

Abstract

Much has been made of the advances in computer aided learning activities. Websites, virtual campus, the increased use of Web CT and chat rooms and further advances in the use of WebCT are becoming more commonplace in UK universities. This paper looks for ways of changing higher education students’ perception of the usefulness of recommended internet web sites for learning purposes, with the intention of increasing the usage rate of recommended module web-sites. The change could represent an adaptation of the existing, well-known technology to change students’ perception regarding its potentially formative role. Subsequently, the outcomes from this preliminary research could be used in order to enhance the quality of the Internet use for teaching and learning purposes

Topics: N100 Business studies
Publisher: Symposium Journals
Year: 2007
DOI identifier: 10.2304/elea.2007.4.2.172
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lincoln.ac.uk:2386
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