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Learning objects, learning design, and adoption through succession

Weller, Martin (2007). Learning objects, learning design, and adoption through succession. Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 19(1) pp. 26–47.

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This paper examines the concept of learning objects, the advantages they offer, and related issues. Learning objects focus on content, while the Learning Design specification addresses pedagogy. Underlying both of these approaches is the motivation to reuse, which has cost and quality benefits. Despite these benefits, adoption of the two approaches has not impacted on everyday practice. The process of technology succession is suggested as a method by which these two approaches may increase their adoption.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: Not known
ISSN: 1042-1726
Keywords: learning objects; learning design; e-learning; virtual learning environments; learning management systems
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 28402
Depositing User: Martin Weller
Date Deposited: 23 Mar 2011 17:12
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2012 13:07
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