E-learning is now an essential component of education. Using examples from around the globe, the authors of E-Learning provide an in-depth examination of past and future e-learning approaches, and explore the implications of applying e-learning in practice. Topic include educational evolution; enriching the learning experience; extended learning; empowering learning; evolving theories of learning; emancipatory learning; and the creation of ecommunities.
Chapter 3: A Potted History of e-Learning
A Potted History of e-Learning
Where has e-Learning Come from?
New as it may be, at least in the form we have known it over the past 10–15 years, online learning actually has a long and sometimes distinguished history. We say ‘sometimes distinguished’ because some aspects of the developments have been more by ...