Demonstration and Panel Discussion Synopsis

Anne Fernandez

Abstract


The aim of this session was to familiarise workshop participants with some of the web-based options available for flexible teaching and learning, by showing just a few of the more commonly used tools. After that there was a question and answer session with a panel of experienced academics. The tools chosen were: TopClass, currently used at the University of Technology, Sydney; WebCT, currently used at the University of Western Sydney Hawkesbury; and WebTeach, developed at and currently used by The University of New South Wales. Our panel of experienced academics was comprised of: Simon Housego (Simon.Housego@uts.edu.au), UTS; Stephen Sheely (SD.Sheely@uws.edu.au), UWSH; Peter Love (Peter.Love@mq.edu.au), Macquarie University; and Lindsay Hewson (l.hewson@unsw.edu.au) and Chris Hughes (c.hughes@unsw.edu.au), UNSW.

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