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Quality Issues in ICT-based Higher Education : SEDA Series - Rakesh Bhanot

Quality Issues in ICT-based Higher Education

SEDA Series

By: Rakesh Bhanot (Editor), Stephen Fallows (Editor)

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Published: 3rd February 2005
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The editors' last book, Educational Development Through Information and Communications Technology , covered how best to implement ICT programmes. This text provides advice on how to ensure educational quality is maintained when ICT approaches are successfully adopted. It includes contributions from authors around the world who scrutinize the implications for using institution-wide ICT in teaching strategy and examine how quality assurance can be embedded in the development of ICT-based materials. Contents include: the impact of initiatives from external quality assurance agencies; quality in distance learning ICT programmes; assessment using ICT-based approaches; and the problem of plagiarism and the opportunities for cheating provided by ICT. Contributors offer practical advice on providing professional support for those using ICT in teaching and learning, covering common problems such as dealing with ICT anxiety, ICT support for postgraduate supervision and support through e-mentoring.

Notes on the editors and contributorsp. vii
Series editor's forewordp. xiii
Prefacep. xv
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Quality in ICT-based higher education: some introductory questionsp. 1
Moving into uncertain terrain: implementing online higher educationp. 7
Quality assurance issues and processes relating to ICT-based learningp. 23
External quality assurance initiatives: impact on ICT-based programmesp. 37
Building quality into ICT-based distance educationp. 48
Unlocking key barriers for staff on the path to an e-Universityp. 61
Ensuring quality in computer-based assessmentp. 73
ICT and quality in the research processp. 82
ICT: a major step for disabled studentsp. 95
e-Mentoringp. 110
Networked professional developmentp. 122
Networked staff development: a case studyp. 135
Postgraduate supervisor development through ICTp. 148
Cutting out computer anxietyp. 162
Dealing with Internet cheating: countering the online 'paper mills'p. 171
Developing a quality careers education using ICTp. 183
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ISBN: 9780415335201
ISBN-10: 0415335205
Series: SEDA Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 3rd February 2005
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 1.78
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1