Statmaster and HEROS - web-based courses first and second generation

Pia Veldt Larsen (Invited author), Helle Rootzen (Invited author)

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    Abstract

    With the increasing focus on life-long learning, and with the convenience and accessibility of the Internet, the market for web-based courses has expanded vastly in recent times–in particular in connection with continuing education. However, teaching web-based courses presents various technical as well as pedagogical challenges. Some of these challenges are addressed, and means to dealing with them are suggested. A second generation of web-based courses is comprised of learning objects, which allows for tailoring courses for specialized groups of students, and accommodate individualized learning. The concept of learning objects and how they are used to form new courses are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationECMI 2008
    Publication date2008
    Publication statusPublished - 2008
    Event15th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry - University College London, London, United Kingdom
    Duration: 30 Jun 20084 Jul 2008
    http://www.ima.org.uk/ecmi/

    Conference

    Conference15th European Conference on Mathematics for Industry
    LocationUniversity College London
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    CityLondon
    Period30/06/200804/07/2008
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