University of Worcester Worcester Research and Publications
 
  USER PANEL:
  ABOUT THE COLLECTION:
  CONTACT DETAILS:

Experiences with an On-line Health Psychology Course.

Upton, Dominic and Cooper, Carol, D (2003) Experiences with an On-line Health Psychology Course. The Psychologist in Wales (14). pp. 13-17.

Full text not available from this repository. (Request a copy)

Abstract

This paper reports on the experiences of the first year of operation of a novel on-line health psychology module. Results from the first year indicated a number of pertinent issues: firstly, students performed in examinations at a higher level than with “traditional lectures” and their performance was correlated with usage of the material. Furthermore, students appeared to enjoy the material. However, there was some reluctance to develop an independent learning style. These results suggest that although on-line learning has many positives, tutors are going to have to ensure that the material is developed in an interactive and engaging fashion and students should not forget their responsibility for their own learning.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information:

The full-text of the article can be accessed via Google Scholar.

Uncontrolled Keywords: online learning, psychology, health
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
Related URLs:
Depositing User: Janet Davidson
Date Deposited: 20 Dec 2007 09:01
Last Modified: 20 Dec 2007 09:01
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/255

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item
 
     
Worcester Research and Publications is powered by EPrints 3 which is developed by the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. More information and software credits.