To what extent does VLE-based learning support student learning

There is a large body of research based on virtual learning environment (VLE) use within higher education (HE), but less within vocational further education (FE), writes Wendy Coley, College of Harringay, Enfield and North East London (CONEL).

The teacher and participants in this case study were purposefully chosen because they use the VLE more extensively than other construction departments in this general further education college.



The participants in this case study have access to an open-source (freely available) VLE platform called Moodle, a VLE based on social constructionist pedagogic principles designed to enhance teaching, learning and assessment (TLA).


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