KAREN: Beyond the name

Clayton, John and Bottomore, Emma (2009) KAREN: Beyond the name. In: Teaching and Learning meets eFest: Teaching for excellence - excellence in teaching, 30 September - 2 October, 2009, UCOL, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

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The Kiwi Advanced Research and Education Network (KAREN) provides a high-capacity, ultra high-speed connectivity between New Zealand’s tertiary institutions, research organisations, libraries, wananga, schools and museums, and the rest of the world. In essence KAREN is providing the networked infrastructure for New Zealand educationalists to accelerate the reach, delivery and form of discovery and learning opportunities for learners. This interactive presentation explored and explained how networks such as KAREN can be used to enhance collaboration between educational institutions, extend research activities and enrich the learning experiences of students. Four discussion topics were explored • Why KAREN? Background of the rational behind the development of KAREN. • What is KAREN? A review of the concept of “high-speed networks

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Keywords that describe the item:KAREN, research networks, high speed connections
Subjects:L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions:Corporate > Emerging Technologies Centre
ID Code:470
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