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Academic professional development for effective e-learning: a possible framework for Brazil

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Bossu, C and Smyth, R and Stein, S, Academic professional development for effective e-learning: a possible framework for Brazil, International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, 2, (4) pp. 48-53. ISSN 1863-0383 (2007) [Refereed Article]


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Copyright 2017 Carina Bossu. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Austria (CC BY 3.0 AT) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/at/deed.en

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Abstract

Distance education at a tertiary level in Brazil represents a very new educational approach compared with countries such as Australia and the United Kingdom. However, higher educational institutions in these and other countries share similar concerns surrounding this issue. One concern relates to preparing academics for delivery of quality online education. This paper will explore a PhD investigation concerning academic professional development for online learning in Brazil, as well as discuss the current available literature regarding this topic.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:capacity building for academics, academic staff professional development, distance education in Brazil, open and distance education
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Education Systems
Research Field:Higher Education
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Education and Training Systems
Objective Field:Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Author:Bossu, C (Dr Carina Bossu)
ID Code:117322
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:Tasmanian Institute of Learning & Teaching
Deposited On:2017-06-07
Last Modified:2017-11-24
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