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Security and online learning: to protect or prohibit

Adams, A.; Blandford, A.; (2003) Security and online learning: to protect or prohibit. In: Ghaoui, C., (ed.) Usability Evaluation of Online Learning Programs. (pp. 331-359). Information Science Publishing/ IGI Global: Hershey, US.

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Book description: Successful use of information and communication technologies depends on usable designs that do not require expensive training, accommodate the needs of diverse users and are low cost. There is a growing demand and increasing pressure for adopting innovative approaches to the design and delivery of education, hence, the use of online learning (also called E-learning) as a mode of study. This is partly due to the increasing number of learners and the limited resources available to meet a wide range of various needs, backgrounds, expectations, skills, levels, ages, abilities and disabilities. The advances of new technology and communications have made it possible to reach out to a bigger audience around the globe. Usability Evaluation of Online Learning Programs specifically fills-in a gap in this area, which is particularly invaluable to practitioners.

Type:Book chapter
Title:Security and online learning: to protect or prohibit
Publisher version:http://www.igi-global.com/Bookstore/TitleDetails.aspx?TitleId=1017
UCL classification:UCL > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Brain Sciences > Psychology and Language Sciences (Division of) > UCL Interaction Centre

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