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Conference publication

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O'Reilly, M & Morgan, C 1997, 'Designing WebCDs: a low cost option to enhance learning and interaction', in R Kevill, R Oliver & R Phillips, ASCILITE '97: what works and why, Proceedings of the 14th annual conference of the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE), Perth, WA, 8-10 December, Curtin University, Perth, WA.

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Candidates of Southern Cross University's Doctor of Business Administration are a unique group. Demands by these senior executives for flexibility of delivery and portability of courseware has been the recent impetus for course redesign. Informed by a student survey and expressed needs of staff, instructional designers focused on a low cost hybrid model for delivery of study resources. A collection of Web linked CDROMs have been designed to utilise advantages of online interaction while storing high resolution video materials without limitations of bandwidth and unwieldy download times. Enhancements to teaching, learning and assessment approaches are discussed.