Evaluating online work-based education for managers in SMEs: Some initial observations



Oberski, Iddo and Palomar, A and Noya, C and Ruggiero, E and Herrera, Francisco and Korhonen, Kirsi and Osborne, M and Davies, P (2000) Evaluating online work-based education for managers in SMEs: Some initial observations. Industry and Higher Education, 14 (3). pp. 200-203. ISSN 0950-4222

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Abstract

ELISC (European Learning in Smaller Companies) is a Leonardo da Vinci pilot project funded by the European Commission with the aim of evaluating the extent to which online delivery of course material is effective in supporting the work-based learning process of managers in small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) in Finland, Italy, Spain and Scotland. The authors' conclusions from this small pilot study are that online course delivery to SME staff may be effective only if the educational provider and the SME establish an intensive collaborative working relationship, in which learners in the SME receive strong support both from within their company and from the educational provider.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Centre for Academic Practice
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2009 15:27
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2012 12:45
URI: http://eresearch.qmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/609

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