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


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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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:Schools and learning environments
Objective Field:Policies and development
UTAS Author:Bossu, C (Dr Carina Bossu)
ID Code:117322
Year Published:2007
Deposited By:Curriculum and Academic Development
Deposited On:2017-06-07
Last Modified:2017-11-24
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