Flexible Learning, Human Resource and Organisational by John Garrick, Viktor Jakupec, Professor John Hay

By John Garrick, Viktor Jakupec, Professor John Hay

Fresh demanding situations dealing with greater and tertiary schooling comparable to the impression of globalisation and the emergence of latest applied sciences, have known as for a thorough reconceptualisation of the teaching-learning nexus.
This booklet addresses modern contexts of versatile studying and its practices, and gives insights approximately instructions within which schooling and coaching prone could be required to stick with as a way to enforce versatile studying in quite a few settings. Key matters and debates comprise: work-place dependent studying. themes lined include:
* the social and monetary dimensions of versatile studying and delivery
* the results of globalisation and internationalisation for better education
* versatile studying, wisdom and power
* institutional options for enforcing versatile studying and delivery
* training versatile studying via media and new applied sciences

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In the process of responding to these pressures, however, universities will increasingly discover that changes in the way they are evaluated will have significant implications for the way in which they operate. Digital technology and universities 37 The creation and validation of knowledge Even more fundamentally, the whole notion of what knowledge is and how it is validated is constantly being challenged in the digital society. Traditionally, the creation of knowledge was the primary domain of disciplinary-based academics.

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Expectations that are held of our institutions of higher learning are increasingly utilitarian as governments demand productivity and students seek enhanced access to the job market. As consumers pay a greater share of the costs of higher education, they are also demanding better performance – a more customer-oriented service and more demonstrable results. Over and against these trends is a very strong traditional and conflicting academic culture, reinforced by senates and faculty associations.

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