From despair to somewhere: activating students in a distance learning environment

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Foley, Karen; Middleton, Dave; Fribbance, Ian;
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Student engagement in part-time and distance learning is critical in terms of retention and progression. But ideas about engagement often focus on academic priorities and on students who collude with the concept of being “active” learners. To establish a virtual communi... View more
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