This policy briefing provides an overview of the Information and Communication Technologies that are used to support educational administration. It covers the full range of technologies used to support learning, teaching and research. This includes technologies used to support learners from their initial inquiries about courses through to graduation, technologies to support teachers in the design and delivery of teaching and technologies to support the research lifecycle from bidding through to project management and fi nally research dissemination. In particular it highlights the importance of Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to support learning and teaching. It concludes with a set of recommendations for institutions.
Publication year: 2012