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Students are demanding technology to provide flexibility in place of learning

Technology is being widely used to promote flexible study from home and/or work. Is there evidence...

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ELESIG
28 April 2010

Technology is being widely used to promote flexible study from home and/or work. Is there evidence to support this view? How does this fit with the alternative view that students value face to face teaching?

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Peter Fine
12:49pm 29 April 2010


During a recent careers day, a survey of 700 delegates, all of whom were vocational trainee dental practitioners, when asked the question :How would you wish to undertake future CPD?  53% reported that there prefered method of learning was lecture based with a hands-on practical element. Only 20% requested a purely electronic form of learning.

All the delegates were 25-27 years of age.

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