Exploring the e-Learning State of Art
2008 (English)In: Electronic Journal of e-Learning, ISSN 1479-4403, Vol. 6, no 2, 77-88 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
e‑Learning implementation is an area in progress that continues to evolve with time and further research. Researchers in the field argue that e‑Learning is still in its infancy, resulting into numerous implementation strategies across a wide e‑Learning spectrum. This paper explores the e‑Learning state of art. It provides a general overview of the learning process, evaluates some current implementation trends pointing out a range of frameworks and strategies used in the past decade. It further looks at the changes created by the adoption of e‑Learning within the higher education process. This is followed by an identification of emerging issues from which two problems are identified; 1) the limited uptake of technology as an instruction delivery method; and 2) the ineffective use of technology to support learning. In respect to this, future research should therefore seek to further investigate these aspects and to explore suitable approaches for effective implementation of e‑Learning to support learning. Not the least in higher education contexts.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2008. Vol. 6, no 2, 77-88 p.
e-Learning learning, e-Learning implementation higher education, learning process, learning theories, learning methods
Research subject Computer and Systems Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-18592OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-18592DiVA: diva2:185115