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dc.contributor.authorPratt, Deirdre Denise
dc.date.accessioned2008-03-19T06:07:10Z
dc.date.available2008-03-19T06:07:10Z
dc.date.issued2003
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10321/243
dc.descriptionPaper presented at the SACOMM Conference. DIT, Durban, South Africa: 25 -27 June 2003en
dc.description.abstractCourseMaker is an HTML shell program which was developed by the presenter as part of a Ph.D. research project on CAI/written composition, but which can be used for a variety of other instructional purposes. CourseMaker contains many of the elements of the traditional classroom translated into the electronic medium, and can be set up by teachers to run a variety of courses in either academic or non-formal subjects, along with any instructions, lesson materials or notes they may wish to include. It has features such as lesson links and pop-up boxes which make it possible to layer and cross-link teaching materials and resources either on CourseMaker itself or the Internet. CourseMaker also provides for input by students, who can continue with a course at any stage or level, and can choose which course or lesson to access as needed. Setting up courses on CourseMaker does not require knowledge of computer programming: courses can be set up by the teacher to suit different academic contexts, purposes and student target groups. CourseMaker is not a commercial product but research output which is thought to have educational potential when used either as or in conjunction with a web-based learning programme.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.titleThe making of CourseMaker, a web-based shell program which can be set up by the teacher to run online coursesen
dc.typeArticleen


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