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European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 100–113
This paper outlines results from an online survey of recent distance graduates. The study, based in Dublin City University (DCU) addresses a gap in the research on this cohort of graduates. Findings indicate that distance graduates are primarily...
No "Self" Left Behind? Part-Time Distance Learning University Graduates: Social Class, Graduate Identity and Employability
Open Learning Vol. 31, No. 3 (2016) pp. 194–208
Higher education (HE) is regarded as a pathway to upward social mobility for those from lower socio-economic backgrounds. Social mobility is itself seen as important both for individual and national prosperity and is a key driver of government...
Distance Education Vol. 39, No. 2 (2018) pp. 209–223
This paper argues that dual mode provision has a critical role to play in widening participation. The mixed methods study drew on institutional records, an online survey (n = 126) and 17 semi-structured interviews to explore the participation...
Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 502–506
This paper describes two online readiness tools designed to help prospective students make better choices. These tools were developed to address the problem of effective flexible learner transitions into higher and continuing education. They target...
Topics: Flexible learning