Delivering E-Learning for Information Services in Higher Education

Delivering E-Learning for Information Services in Higher Education

1st Edition - December 31, 2004

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  • Author: Paul Catherall
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630731

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of e-learning (online learning) systems in the context of system delivery for Higher Education Information Services. The book considers practical issues in choosing a virtual learning environment and discusses a range of issues in implementing, managing and maintaining the service for users. In particular, the issue of accessibility and usability is discussed in the context of recent legislation (e.g. Disability Discrimination Act / SENDA.).

Key Features

  • Jargon-free and aimed at information professionals with sole/mixed responsibilities
  • Identifies leading systems, discussing strengths and weaknesses
  • Draws examples from current practice in Higher Education


Practitioners and students of Library and Information Science

Table of Contents

  • Introduction to e-learning; Virtual learning environments; Managing the virtual learning environment; Training and user support; Accessibility and legal issues; Other online learning tools; Quality assurance and monitoring; Conclusion.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 232
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Chandos Publishing 2004
  • Published: December 31, 2004
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • eBook ISBN: 9781780630731

About the Author

Paul Catherall

Paul Catherall is based at the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, where he has played a key role in implementing online learning. He is an MCLIP (Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals).

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North East Wales Institute of Higher Education, UK

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