The video below is a good starting point to help answer a common question.
What do we mean by ‘enhanced’?
Another good question and there are, of course, many answers to this. The response from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is as follows:
Efficiency – existing processes carried out in a more cost-effective, time-effective, sustainable or scalable manner.Enhancement – improving existing processes and the outcomes.Transformation – radical, positive change in existing processes or introducing new processes.
To find out more about the meaning of TEL this article (Technology-Enhanced Learning and Teaching in Higher Education: What Is “Enhanced” and How Do We Know? A Critical Literature Review) by Kirkwood and Price (2014) provides a useful overview.
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