Online learning

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Guide

Online delivery – key considerations for providers

In addressing key considerations and making decisions, tertiary education providers should continue to act in the best interests of, and minimise adverse impacts to students, while maintaining the quality of learning.
Briefing paper

Differential learning outcomes for online versus in-class education

This paper responds to a request for advice on the differential learning outcomes for online versus in-class education; factors that moderate the relative effectiveness; and distinct implications for students in metropolitan, remote, rural and Indigenous communities.
Article

COVID-19, digital inclusion and online education: APO Digital Inclusion Collection Brief April 2020

During the current period of home-based self-isolation, those without the ability to effectively and affordably access and use digital technologies will find it immediately and increasingly difficult to participate in contemporary economic, social, cultural and civic life.
Article

Working from home and digital literacy – what can we assume?

This article asks whether Australian school students are sufficiently digitally literate and confident to effectively transition to online learning and whether teachers have demonstrated the capacity to use digital technologies in their teaching and learning practice to facilitate this transition.
Briefing paper

What do our users need? An evidence-based approach for designing new services

This paper serves as an introduction to Ithaka S+R's methodological approach, walks through the phases of work in the Community College Libraries & Academic Support for Student Success (CCLASSS) project to illustrate in practice the steps involved, and suggests how others can adapt this process...
Report

Online, but offtrack

In the past few years, online learning has emerged as an increasingly important method for universities to provide course content. However, the increase in online learning environments has not be designed to include all students and accessibility is a growing concern.
Journal article

Employment-driven online student attrition and the assessment policy divide: an Australian open-access higher education perspective

This article argues that online students may not be receiving the flexible and accessible learning that online education is purported to provide.
Report

Disruptive education: technology enabled universities

Executive Summary The statistics around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are extraordinary. In a little over a year, more than 6.5 million students have enrolled in over 800 free classes produced by about 200 universities all around the world. Harvard and MIT have poured $30...