E-Learning: An analysis of the processes, benefits and the future

05/30/2011

E-Learning is the delivery of learning and training using electronic media, for example: using computers, internet, and intranet. In principle, e-learning is a kind of distance learning; learning materials can be accessed from the web or CD via a computer, and tutors and learners can co
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Online learning begins to explode into the mainstream in blended schools

05/05/2011

This week, Innosight Institute, where I am the executive director of the education practice, released a landmark report, titled The rise of K-12 blended learning: Profiles of Emerging Models, which profiles 40 different operators leading the rise of K-12 blended learning.


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4 Reasons Online Classes Are Infiltrating College Campuses

05/03/2011

Used to be that online college classes and distance learning were the sole domain of those who had to juggle family and career WHILE going to school. But now online classes are showing up on college campuses just as much as co-eds. Why would that be? Don’t students physically go to
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Get a degree by blended learning

04/20/2011

Blended learning – combining face-to-face sessions with online work and forums – is one of the fastest-growing trends in education.

On picture: Melanie Liley has graduated with a degree in business studies after five years of juggling studies with a full-time job. Photog
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Online Education May Transform Higher Ed

04/20/2011

Can online education be the rock that disturbs the placid waters of American higher education? Several industry experts believe it will have a significant ripple effect on colleges and universities of all sizes in coming years—but only if it's subject to regulation, governed by a com
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At more colleges, computers are replacing classrooms

04/18/2011

Taking an online class is no longer a novelty on college campuses, no longer the sole domain of long-distance learners sitting in their living rooms in between jobs and kids.

More college students than ever before are demanding it as an option when they register for cl
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The future of distance learning is calling

03/08/2011

Research carried out recently among a group of students enrolled on a distance MA Tesol course at Leicester University offers a glimpse into a not-too-distant future when learners distributed around the world but linked via the internet will be able to enhance their learning experience with
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Britain Considers Expansion in Online Learning

01/27/2011

British universities should seize the rapidly growing international market in online learning, but doing so will require investment, a panel of experts has said.

The final report from the British government’s Online Learning Task Force, which includes experts from Microsof
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Technology improving distance learning

01/04/2011

Advances in technology are helping expand and improve the quality of distance education in Iowa.

Today, the virtual distance education classroom includes automatic voice- and motion-activated 360-degree or double-mount video cameras, and software that presents visual, aud
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Threats and opportunities for distance education

10/25/2010

Speaking at the IDOL & ICEM 2010 Joint Conference and Media Days in Turkey earlier this month, the President of the Commonwealth of Learning, Sir John Daniel, highlighted the importance of promoting quality, equity of access and sound regulatory systems in the face of a new wave of
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