Collaborative staff development across a diverse organisation

Felton, Emma & Evans, Peter (2002) Collaborative staff development across a diverse organisation. In Proceedings of Ascilite : Winds of Change in the Sea of Learning, UNITEC Institute of Technology, UNITEC, Auckland, pp. 221-230.

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Abstract

This paper examines the role of staff training and support in the experience of staff with online teaching at Australian Catholic University. Australian Catholic University’s online education is differentiated from other Australian universities for two reasons: 1) It has 6 nationally based campuses spread across a geographical reach of 2,500 kilometres, 2) It has no internal Flexible Learning or Distance Education unit as such, and out sources the provision of web based teaching and learning services to NextEd Pty Ltd, a commercial online education company. Both factors provide challenges and benefits to the effective training, support and coordination of online education in the university.

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ID Code: 32177
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: e-learning, staff development, collaboration, public private partnerships
ISBN: 0473091194
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Emma Felton and Peter Evans
Deposited On: 13 May 2010 02:58
Last Modified: 02 Mar 2011 00:21

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