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A model for effective implementation of flexible programme delivery

Normand, Carey; Littlejohn, Allison and Falconer, Isobel (2008). A model for effective implementation of flexible programme delivery. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 45(1) pp. 25–36.

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The model developed here is the outcome of a project funded by the Quality Assurance Agency Scotland to support implementation of flexible programme delivery (FPD) in post-compulsory education. We highlight key features of FPD, including explicit and implicit assumptions about why flexibility is needed and the perceived barriers and solutions to implementing it. Our model addresses issues in implementing FPD at three levels within institutions: institutional, operational, and teaching and learning management, supporting strategic alignment at all three levels. It has been used to analyse four case studies at the University of Dundee and the UHI Millennium Institute.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2008 Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 1470-3300
Keywords: flexible programmes; flexible delivery; disance learning; blended learning; educational management; institutional management; higher education
Academic Unit/School: Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
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Item ID: 42291
Depositing User: Allison Littlejohn
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2015 13:55
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2019 09:08
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