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"Have I learnt it?" Evaluating skills for resource-based study using electronic resources

Macdonald, Janet; Heap, Nick and Mason, Robin (2001). "Have I learnt it?" Evaluating skills for resource-based study using electronic resources. British Journal of Educational Technology, 32(4) pp. 419–434.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1467-8535.00211
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Abstract

Electronic information resources are increasingly in use for courses at all levels of Higher Education. They may be employed as reference material when researching particular topics for assignments, as part of a conventionally structured course, or alternatively their use may be a central part of resource based course philosophy. Whilst the use of these resources may offer many advantages in terms of developing more independent learners, there are also information handling skills which students must acquire. This paper discusses the relevance of these skills and the factors influencing their acquisition for students on two networked resource based courses at the UK Open University.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2001 British Educational Communications and Technology Agency
ISSN: 0007-1013
Academic Unit/Department: Other Departments > Other Departments
Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 6486
Depositing User: Users 772 not found.
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2011 08:24
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/6486
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