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The professional development of human service professionals in rural and remotes areas: Investigating the affordances of the internet

Herrington, A. and Herrington, J. (2002) The professional development of human service professionals in rural and remotes areas: Investigating the affordances of the internet. In: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (ELEARN) 2002, 15 - 19 October 2002, Montreal, Canada.

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    Abstract

    This paper is a report of work-in-progress on a project that seeks to identify effective ways in which the Internet can be used to overcome the isolation of human service professionals employed in rural and remote areas. Professionals employed in rural locations in Australia will be surveyed and interviewed with regard to their needs, awareness, use and benefits of the Internet for professional development and support. Guidelines will be produced to document strategies for the design and delivery of effective use of the Internet to support and assist professionals in rural and remote areas.

    Publication Type: Conference Paper
    Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
    Copyright: 2002 AACE
    Notes: Appears In: Proceedings of E-Learn 2002: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare & Higher Education
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/7042
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