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Developing a Computing Degree to Encourage Widening Participation

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In 1998 the University of Southampton decided to set up a separate faculty tasked with producing courses that would enable it to widen participation in its degree programmes. It was formed out of its Department of Adult Continuing Education and an associated college. This paper examines the design and implementation of a new degree course in IT, how it met the needs, analyses relevant cohort data, and comments on its success.

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Argles, David, Gee, Quintin and Wills, Gary (2005) Developing a Computing Degree to Encourage Widening Participation At The 6th Annual Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Information Computer Science, United Kingdom. 30 Aug - 01 Sep 2005. , pp. 135-139.

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Published date: 2005
Additional Information: Event Dates: 30th August - 1st September 2005
Venue - Dates: The 6th Annual Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Information Computer Science, United Kingdom, 2005-08-30 - 2005-09-01
Keywords: Computing Degree Design, Widening Participation, Lifelong Learning, Continuing Professional Development
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 260926
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/260926
ISBN: 0-9541927-9-6
PURE UUID: 7d049263-94b0-4fa1-8c99-56a326348f11
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 27 May 2005
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:06

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Author: David Argles
Author: Quintin Gee
Author: Gary Wills ORCID iD

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