Harnessing Technology for Work-Based Learning

ID: 33404 Type: Brief Paper
  1. Beverly Leeds, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

Tuesday, March 8 5:15-5:35 PM

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The paper provides details of the technology and tools used by the TELSTAR project to deliver flexible work-based undergraduate programmes that offer students the opportunity to gain academic qualifications based on learning in the work place. The TELSTAR project is funded by the Joint Information Systems Council (JISC) and is primarily focussed on the use of technology to support accreditation of prior learning (both certificated and experiential) and the negotiation of future learning. The paper provides details of the underlying learning framework and its operation using a variety of tools and technologies including mobile and web 2.0. Specific examples of the technology in use is demonstrated including the use of mobile technologies

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