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Flexible learning in higher education using lms as a support.

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Flexible Learning in Higher Education - Using LMS as a support.
Atle Kristensen and Geir Hareide Hansen, University of Nordland, Norway.

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Flexible learning in higher education using lms as a support.

  1. 1. FLEXIBLE LEARNING IN HIGHEREDUCATION - USING LMS ASSUPPORTGeir Hareide Hansen and Atle Kristensen
  2. 2. Nordland •500 km airline •800 km by car •238 000 inhabitans
  3. 3. University of Nordland
  4. 4. Why?• Education is important!• Reach out to students not having the ability to attend the ordinary programme at campus• Lifelong learning• The web-based programmes may be the only opportunity for many to get some formal qualifications.
  5. 5. • Freedom, flexibility, cooperation (Morten Flate Paulsen ”Cooperative Freedom”)
  6. 6. How?• The majority of lectures are online within Fronter (LMS)• The students collaborate in Fronter and with the use of a web conference-system called AdobeConnect
  7. 7. Typical room in Fronter
  8. 8. MBA in Ecological Economics (90 ECTS) – Level 1 Mainroom
  9. 9. Level 2 – ”The Subjectroom”
  10. 10. Level 3 – ”Modules”
  11. 11. Bachelor in Nursing (180 ECTS)
  12. 12. Teacher Education Programme(Lower- and upper Primary School) (240 ECTS)

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