Mixed mode education: implications for library user services
The Faculty of Information Technology at QUT does not formally carry out distance education for any of its courses. However, it has pursued a number of initiatives that have made it possible for students to carry out an increasing proportion of their coursework off-site. These initiatives include computer-managed learning, World Wide Web and CDROM delivery of administrative and educational materials, and most recently the development of an integrated learning environment (ILE) for electronic delivery. These developments have been complemented and supported by the QUT Library by means of different avenues of access to CDROMs, a regional electronic document delivery service (REDD), and an electronic reserve (E-Reserve) service. Issues associated with the operation and evaluation of such facilities are described, and future library role in educational delivery are discussed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Online education, Higher education, Academic libraries, World Wide Web, Library role, Australia, User needs, Library services, Library users, Queensland University of Technology|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > OTHER EDUCATION (139900) > Education not elsewhere classified (139999)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Librarianship (080706)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Technology, Information and Learning Support|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1999 Emerald|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher: This journal is available online - see link above.|
|Deposited On:||06 Dec 2004|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:22|
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