Overview of content related to 'software' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/17/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=derek%20morisson&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Project GOLD: Supporting Distance Learning Students http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/gold <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue28/gold#author1">Derek Morisson</a> describes an e-learning project which was the antithesis of the current trend towards multifunction, and invariably expensive, Virtual Learning Environments and sophisticated Managed Learning Environments.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3 id="In_the_Beginning">In the Beginning</h3> <p>Way back in 1998 the University of Bath’s Centre for the Development of New Technologies in Learning became part of a three institution consortium responsible for the TLTP Phase 3 ‘Project GOLD’ [<a href="#1">1</a>]. GOLD stands for Guidance Online for those Learning at a Distance. The lead partner was the Royal College of Nursing Institute (the Higher Education arm of the RCN) supported by the Open Learning Foundation and the University of Bath.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue28/gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue28 feature article derek morisson alt google microsoft university of bath archives e-learning higher education infrastructure managed learning environment microsoft office multimedia research resource discovery search technology software url video vle xml xslt Thu, 21 Jun 2001 23:00:00 +0000 editor 798 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk