A MOVE TOWARDS E-LEARNING IN THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT

Carole Gould, Thomas Connolly, Stuart Waugh, Brian Boyle

Abstract

e-Learning and the use of technologies to support learning are utilised within educational institution, however, this has not always been the case. eLearning can be traced back to World War II with the development of instructional design under the direction of the military. Today, higher educational institutions have invested heavily in educational technologies such as Virtual Learning Environments and ePortfolios and technology is now supplementing and in some cases replacing traditional (face-to-face) approaches to teaching and learning and replacing the traditional paper portfolios. This paper discusses the implementation of eLearning within an employer-led training provider for the engineering industry and provides early feedback from the trainees.

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Gould C., Connolly T., Waugh S. and Boyle B. (2010). A MOVE TOWARDS E-LEARNING IN THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-023-8, pages 62-71. DOI: 10.5220/0002780800620071


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@conference{csedu10,
author={Carole Gould and Thomas Connolly and Stuart Waugh and Brian Boyle},
title={A MOVE TOWARDS E-LEARNING IN THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={62-71},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002780800620071},
isbn={978-989-674-023-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - A MOVE TOWARDS E-LEARNING IN THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT
SN - 978-989-674-023-8
AU - Gould C.
AU - Connolly T.
AU - Waugh S.
AU - Boyle B.
PY - 2010
SP - 62
EP - 71
DO - 10.5220/0002780800620071