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Designing for an online doctoral studies community using an open source platform PROCEEDINGS

, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

There is growing demand from professional educators for doctoral programs that they can access while continuing to work. A history of success in offering distance education programs underpins the doctoral program at USQ but a key challenge is to initiate distance students into the wider academic community in ways equivalent to those available to on-campus students. This paper describes the beginnings of a design-based research project to develop an online doctoral studies community space based on open source software.

Citation

Albion, P. (2005). Designing for an online doctoral studies community using an open source platform. In C. Crawford et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (pp. 2138-2143). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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