From Researching Virtual Initiatives in Education
CARET is the Centre for Applied Research in Educational Technologies at the University of Cambridge in the UK.
CARET helps University staff discover the potential of e-learning by:
- Providing advice and practical help to individuals and departments to develop programmes that meet their needs.
- Giving academic staff and students the opportunity to work with CARET experts and use CARET resources while creating new elements for their courses.
- Evaluating the contribution of new learning technologies to Higher Education.
- Encouraging the sharing of ideas and information by reporting on innovations in teaching throughout the University of Cambridge.
Its web site is at http://www.caret.cam.ac.uk/
It is active in the eChina project.