02 August 2007

E-Learning in FE - book review

This is written from the perspective of practising FE teachers - and healthily sceptical ones at that - well aware of the resistance to and pitfalls in e-learning. And it covers all the possibilities - from simple Word documents to Moodle and other advanced courseware. They start off by looking at all the very common objections made to the use of IT in teaching - 'Computers can't replace teachers'; 'It might be OK in other subjects, but not mine'; and 'Not in my back yard'. These are firmly refuted, whilst at the same time they acknowledge the sceptics and the pressures of daily life in FE. Then come some simple suggestions for interactive eLearning without any advanced IT skills - largely based on using the tools available within Microsoft Word and PowerPoint - to which many ... Read more >>


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