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Global Perspectives on E-Learning: Rhetoric and Reality presents several cases of international online education and the rhetoric that surrounds this form of teaching and learning. Editor Alison A. Carr-Chellman examines the impact of online distance education throughout the world in an effort to understand more deeply the merits of such initiatives. Written from a critical perspective, the book sheds light on some of the problems faced by international distance educators. It particularly focuses on who benefits, and who does not, by the advance of international e-learning and how we can respond to the needs of the disenfranchised. This book is intended to supplement what has to this point been largely a positive, how-to literature in distance education. It offers a balanced perspective on the problems ...

The Gap Between E-Learning Availability and E-Learning Industry Development in Taiwan
The gap between e-learning availability and e-learning industry development in Taiwan
Jiang JiaQi

One of the objectives of Taiwan's National Science Council (NSC) has been to develop the country into a global R&D powerhouse of e-learning related technology. In order to upgrade Taiwan's economic competitiveness in the knowledge economy era, much effort has been put into constructing a more technology-oriented and Internet-conscious society.

At present, the central government focuses on creating domestic market demand for e-learning products both by fostering the information technology (IT) industry and by creating a sound economic environment for the e-learning businesses. The intent of this policy is that the e-learning industry will finally transform Taiwan from a manufacturer of IT hardware to ...

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