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Lack of adequate systems with appropriate programs
Lack of qualified Network Administrators to monitor infrastructure
Lack of support (i.e. family, educational)
Online Learning is “different”
THE CHALLENGE If the solution to the provision of adequate courses is to be partially met with technological solutions, then the real issues of technical support, adequate IT provision, training and maintenance issues need consideration. However it is perceived that IT alone will not necessarily meet the needs of many of the ‘remote’ students.
THE CHALLENGE Frustrations of an Online Learner
Credits NVIT for assisting in her successful online journey
REFLECTIONS OF A TYPICAL ONLINE LEARNER (NVIT)
Figure 1 outlines a proposed model for the lifelong learners' environment, showing two learning environments, traditional learners' (A in Figure 1) and online learners' environments (B in Figure 1)
How is NVIT Using Moodle to Address these Challenges?