Aberdeen College

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Aberdeen College is one of the largest further education college in Scotland. It was formed from the amalgamation of the former Aberdeen Technical College, Aberdeen College of Commerce and Clinterty Agricultural College.

The main college centre is based at the Gallowgate in Aberdeen, but the College has a number of other centres, and also provides training in over 100 community settings throughout Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeen College fulfils a critical role in developing the skills base and economy of Aberdeen and the North-east Scotland. Operating across four major subject areas: Business, Computing & Landbased; Creative Industries, Sport and Languages; Engineering & Construction, Care, Service Industries & Social Sciences, total full-time and part-time student enrolments currently number around 35,000 to 50,000.

The college website is http://www.abcol.ac.uk/


Distance learning

The college offers many courses for self-study at a distance: http://www.abcol.ac.uk/courses/self_study/list.cfm

Online learning for on-campus students

The college's library gives access to online resources to students (http://www.abcol.ac.uk/facilities/library/).

Open Educational Resources (OER)

No evidence found of OERs.


Blackboard is the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) at Aberdeen College.

For more information see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aberdeen_College

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