The evolution of online learning in bridging mathematics at a distance: the tension between learning needs, technological innovation and access restrictions in an Australian regional university

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Taylor, Janet A.. 2002. "The evolution of online learning in bridging mathematics at a distance: the tension between learning needs, technological innovation and access restrictions in an Australian regional university." Statham, M. (ed.) Crossing the Bridge: Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Bridging Mathematics. Auckland, New Zealand. UNITEC. pp. 67-74
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The evolution of online learning in bridging mathematics at a distance: the tension between learning needs, technological innovation and access restrictions in an Australian regional university

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
Book TitleCrossing the Bridge: Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Bridging Mathematics
Authors
AuthorTaylor, Janet A.
EditorsStatham, M.
Page Range67-74
Number of Pages8
Year2002
PublisherUNITEC
Place of PublicationAuckland, New Zealand
Web Address (URL)http://www.unitec.ac.nz/bridging/index.html
Abstract

The University of Southern Queensland Australia.
The learning needs of students in bridging mathematics programs
offered by distance education are well known. This paper examines the
evolution of online initiatives designed to meet the needs of on and off
campus students at a large Australian regional university. The developments,
including specific support programs for pre-tertiary, engineering, statistics,
economics and overseas students as well as generic mathematics support for
all students, range from document delivery systems to interactive multimedia
and online discussion groups. These are discussed within the context of online
learning theory and the tension
between delivery innovation and access restrictions.

Keywordsonline learning theory, bridging mathematics program, support programs
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390109. Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
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Byline AffiliationsLearning and Teaching Support Unit
EventCrossing the Bridge: proceedings of the 10th Australasian Bridging Mathematics Network
Journal TitleCrossing the Bridge
Event Details
Crossing the Bridge: proceedings of the 10th Australasian Bridging Mathematics Network
Event Date
Jul 2002
Event Location
Auckland, New Zealand
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