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Teaching and Learning Computing Skills via an Intranet-Based Course

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paper


Publication date2000
Number of pages8
Original languageEnglish


ConferenceNetworked Learning 2000: Innovative Approaches to Lifelong Learning and Higher Education through the Internet, 2nd International Conference on Networked Learning
CityLancaster, UK


This paper discusses a non-majorable first year University Computing course that provides novice users with fundamental computer skills. This paper-less course, now in its second year, uses combined lecture/practical sessions in addition to the Departmental intranet and the Web. The paper focuses on key issues relating to the experience of teachers and learners in this environment.