chapter  15
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Skills and Strategies for E-learning in a Participatory Culture

BySimon Walker, Jill Jameson, Malcolm Ryan

In 2006, the Leitch report propelled an increasingly centralized governmentled agenda for skills reform into further and higher education (Leitch 2006). Questions concerning the appropriateness – or not – of academic and vocational skills have seeded a debate about the relevance and types of skills that graduates should possess to enable them to take a full and active role in a democratic learning and earning society.