Methods of accommodating diversity
The article reports on particular outcomes from the second stage of the project.
This involved conducting focus groups with experienced academics and educational developers of online units.
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The research reported here is part of a project undertaken at a large Australian university in late 2005.
The overall aim of the project was to identify the characteristics of culture and cultural diversity, and to consider how these manifested themselves when teaching and learning in an online environment.
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