Annual Report 2001 - National Distance Education Centre

annual report 2001

national distance education centre

Research Carried out / Ongoing

Mac Keogh K
  • Research on EU Policy on open distance learning for PhD thesis.
  • Research on online pedagogy for Socrates Funded project.
  • Research on market for ODL in Ireland. Funded by HEA.
  • Research on management learning and development. Collaboration with DCU Centre for Research on Management Learning and Development.
Saunders R
  • The use of Internet-based tools in open and distance learning.
  • Development and use of on-line, interactive tutoring and assessment tools in the teaching of quantitative subjects to adult learners at a distance.
  • Comparative studies of adult learning performance based on prior learning, socio-economic status, age and gender.
  • The teaching of mathematics and science at a distance.

Research visits / Travel

Saunders R
  • Visit to AEC and Open University, Singapore with a view to presentation of Oscail programmes in Singapore and Malaysia.