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Student perception of on-line lectures with a blended learning environment.

Buchanan, William J, Macfarlane, Richard and Ludwiniak, Robert (2010) Student perception of on-line lectures with a blended learning environment. In: The 4th International Conference on Cybercrime Forensics Education & Training, 2nd-3rd Spetember 2010, Canterbury Christ Church University.

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    Abstract/Description

    Educational institutions are increasingly moving towards enhancing learning through the use of integrated information technology. Blended, or augmented, learning, aims to support the traditional learning environment – where the instructor blends online learning with the traditional face-to-face teaching. This may take the form of centrally Managed Systems (LMS), for example, or Instructor-led content such as online video, quizzes and activities. This paper investigates student preferences within a Computer Security and Digital Forensics module, regarding the integration of lecture using narrative-plus-PowerPoint within a traditional educational infrastructure. It thus assesses student perceptions in the usage of on-line lectures for security and digital forensics material, with a specific focus on whether students actually prefer the on-line version to the traditional lecture situation, and on how they use the on-line lecture material.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Blended learning environment; enhanced learning; integrated information technology; traditional teaching;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works >
    300 Social sciences > 370 Education > 378 Higher education
    Library of Congress Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
    Item ID: 3869
    Depositing User: Professor Bill Buchanan
    Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2010 13:45
    Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 11:28
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3869

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