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Alternative forms of delivery within engineering education

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1 Author(s)
Preston, D. ; Comput. & Math. Dept., South Bank Univ., London, UK

It is noted that many educational establishments face the challenge of increasing staff-student ratio allied to student demand for greater flexibility. Computer aided learning, educational integrated programming support environments (IPSEs), and computer aided software engineering (CASE) have valuable roles to play in fulfilling student expectation, while marginalizing human resources. Increasingly, institutions are considering wider and alternative forms of delivery, such as interactive video (IV). The author highlights the many considerations necessary before utilizing IV as a form of course delivery. In addition, he classifies the range of products available, thus providing background for any institution with the idea of introducing such media

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AFRICON '92 Proceedings., 3rd AFRICON Conference

Date of Conference:

22-24 Sep 1992