E-Learning Implementation and Its Diverse Effect

Issac, Biju, Mering, Jasmine, Chiong, Raymond, Jacob, Seibu and Then, Patrick (2007) E-Learning Implementation and Its Diverse Effect. In: Information Technology and Economic Development. IGI Global, pp. 260-277. ISBN 9781599045795

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-579-5.ch019


The rapid growth of technological advances in recent years has opened a completely new dimension to the progresses in education and training. The emergence of e-learning has created not only business and educational opportunities, but also significantly improved the standard of the society. This chapter explores into the implementation of e-learning and its impact on a community, similar to a university or corporate setup. To this aim, a brief introduction into e-learning technology and an example of using Blackboard Learning System are brought forth, along with some critical success factors. Projecting the e-learning advantages, along with the digital library concepts, the economic benefits of such implementation are highlighted. The thought of discussion then moves to the perspective of students and teachers on e-learning. As the trend in technological world is moving towards mobility, the wireless e-learning perception is also conferred. In the concluding remarks, the e-learning implementation is noted as a positive endeavor to boost the economic growth.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
X900 Others in Education
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: Becky Skoyles
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2018 09:21
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2019 19:01
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/36106

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