Wednesday, 10 September 2008

What is elearning?

A working definition on this helps to focus thoughts, for example:
"Electronic learning (or e-Learning or eLearning) is a type of education where the medium of instruction is computer technology."

In a Company context training done on an Intranet comprises elearning . In a University context students will do online study of programmes with little if any traditional face-to-face engagement with tutors and lecturers. Elearning may use differennt technologies to faciliate distance learning as well.
Currently the main technology medium used in delivering elearning is Internet or computer-based multimedia technologies. Source:

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