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Supporting arts and science communities on-line

Mohamed, R. and Ferguson, J.D. and Weir, G.R.S. and Wilson, J. and Cameron, S. (2002) Supporting arts and science communities on-line. In: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications Proceedings (ED-MEDIA 2002). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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    This paper examines the use of the Web to support continuing professional development (CPD). It outlines the factors driving the adoption of CPD and highlights areas where the Web can aid in the development of successful professional communities. A survey examining the use of the Internet to support professionals working in the domains of the Arts and Science is presented. The study reviews twenty four sites for the presence and degree of adoption of several key features including: - community building, range and value of content, user friendliness and guidance, sophistication of employed Web technology.

    Item type: Book Section
    ID code: 2547
    Keywords: cpd, continuing professional development, online learning, web technology, web based learning, online communities, Electronic computers. Computer science, Education (General)
    Subjects: Science > Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
    Education > Education (General)
    Department: Faculty of Science > Computer and Information Sciences
    Professional Services > Learning Services
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      Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
      Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2007
      Last modified: 06 Sep 2014 13:55

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