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Web-Based Course Support Systems: An Essential Tool for Supporting Flexible Learning Environment

Bak, Ozlem, Edmunds, Mike, Nielsen, Doreen and Stair, Nola (2008) Web-Based Course Support Systems: An Essential Tool for Supporting Flexible Learning Environment. In: Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Application. CS Digital Library, pp. 427-430. ISBN 9780769532998

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Abstract

In Higher Education web-based course support systems are essential for supporting flexible learning environments. They provide tools to enable the interaction between student and tutor to reinforce transfer of theory to understanding particularly in an academic environment, therefore this paper will examine issues associated with the use of curriculum and learning resources within Web-based course support systems and the effectiveness of the resulting flexible learning environments This paper is a general discussion about flexible learning and in this case how it was applied to one of the courses at undergraduate level one. The first section will introduce what is flexible learning and the importance of flexible learning in Higher Education followed by the description of the course and why the flexible learning concepts is important in such a course and finally, how the flexibility was useful for this particular instance

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: Paper presented at 2008 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Application, Italy, 1st - 5th September 2008
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Schools: The Business School
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Depositing User: Ozlem Bak
Date Deposited: 18 Nov 2013 14:40
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2013 14:40
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/19140

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