E-learning goals and tools: its implementations and limitations in the context of the digital divide

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Author: Rajan, K. V. Sundar


This paper critically examines the potentials of e-learning in India in the background of its definition, goals and tools. The advent of e-learning in India, though a little late, has been prominent and holds out great potentials for the future in spite of the digital divide. This paper examines the various definitions of e-learning in the literature reviewed and what a good e-learning content implies. The learning goals of e-learning include Electronic Performance Support, which can provide for up to three levels of support to a worker. Digital collaborations, knowledge management and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Statistics; Technology; Management; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Data analysis; Online learning; Computer assisted instruction; Knowledge management; Training

Geographic subjects: Asia; India

Published: New Delhi, India: Indian Society for Training and Development, 2004

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Journal volume: XXXIV

Journal number: 3

Journal date: July-September 2004

Pages: pp. 105-118

ISSN: 0971-5592

Statement of responsibility: K. V. Sundar Rajan

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 81.183

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