Flexibility, Technology and Academics' Practices : Tantalising Tales and Muddy Maps

Taylor, Peter G., Lopez, Lucy, & Quadrelli, Carol A. (1996) Flexibility, Technology and Academics' Practices : Tantalising Tales and Muddy Maps. Evaluations and Investigations Programs, 96/16. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, Australia.

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Abstract

The project investigated the relationships between diversification in modes ofdelivery, use of information and communication technologies, academics’ teaching practices, and the context in which those practices are employed, in two of the three large universities in Brisbane—Griffith University and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). The project’s initial plan involved the investigation of two sites: Queensland University of Technology’s Faculty of Education (Kelvin Grove campus) and Griffith University’s Faculty of Humanities(Nathan campus). Interviews associated with the Faculty of Education led to a decision to include a third site—the School of Law within Queensland University of Technology’s Faculty of Law, which is based on the Gardens Point Campus. Here the investigation focused on the use of computer-based flexible learning practices, as distinct from the more text-based practices identified within the original two sites.

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ID Code: 59710
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
Keywords: technology and teaching, flexible learning, academic practices, case studies
ISBN: 0644472561
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > TECHNOLOGY (100000) > OTHER TECHNOLOGY (109900) > Technology not elsewhere classified (109999)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Crime & Justice Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 Commonwealth of Australia
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