Building a Learning Community Online

Building a Learning Community Online

Tessa Owens (Liverpool Hope University College, UK) and Petra Luck (Liverpool Hope University College, UK)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-488-0.ch017


This chapter reviews a pilot e-learning project at Liverpool Hope University Col-lege. It will illustrate an approach to online learning aimed at students working inthe early years education and care sector and attempts to demonstrate the devel-opment of a “community of practice.” This chapter will discuss how the contextinformed the rationale for the approaches taken by the staff team and providescommentary from student evaluations highlighting their experiences.

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