Designing database courses for distance learning An Open University view Kevin Waugh Department of Computing Faculty of Computing and Mathematics The Open.

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Designing database courses for distance learning An Open University view Kevin Waugh Department of Computing Faculty of Computing and Mathematics The Open University Slide 2 Introduction: Slide 3 The Open University Teaching and learning context Slide 4 Courses offered by the computing department CourseTypeLevel Size (credits- months) Student numbers Associate lecturer numbers M358U/G330 9150060 TM422U/Gproject (final)30 915025 M876P/Gconversion15 633015 M877P/Gmasters15 620012 The department has around 5 central academics and 2 staff tutors directly involved in database courses. Slide 5 Teaching and learning model Supported distance learning personal tutor (phone, e-mail) face-to-face and on-line tutorials (optional) residential schools (none in u/g computing) in reality