H807 – Jisc Case Studies – Online delivery of BA Business Studies

This was created as an entire online degree to meet the commitment the University of Derby had to widening participation.

There was an implication that the course design was at least in part determined by the platform it sat on, but this appears to have ensured a consistent design to the courses, so all have

  • course materials
  • discussion forums
  • digital drop boxes
  • assessment

The list of tangible benefits were a bit wooly to be honest, “gradual increase in satisfaction levels”, “student progression… …is very commendable” and so on. Difficult to see how you would be able to use the information in here to make a decision about whether to run a similar course yourself.

Online delivery of BA Business Studies