Internet Time Blog: The eLearning Museumhttp://www.internettime.com/blog/archives/001086.html3 of 143/9/08 1:59 PM
use the net to augment tradiitonal means.This FAQ addresses corporate learning. In this context, effective eLearning dramatically cutsthe time it takes for people to become and remain competent in their jobs. For context,check out the firsteLearning White Paperever written.eLearning is the convergence of learning and the Internet.
Howard BlockBank of America Securities
eLearning uses the power of networks, primarily those that rely on Internet technologies butalso satellite netowrks, and digital content to enable learning.
Eilif Trondsen,SRI Learning on Demand
eLearning is the use of network technology to design, deliver, select, administer, and extendLEARNING.
Elliott Masie,The Masie Center
eLearning is Internet-enabled learning. Components can include content delivery in multipleformats, management of the learning experience, and a networked community of learners,content developers and experts. eLearning provides faster learning at reduced costs,increased access to learning, and clear accountability for all participants in the learningprocess. In today's fast-paced culture, organizations that implement eLearning provide theirwork force with the ability to turn change into an advantage.
eLearning is dynamic
. Today's content, in real time, not old news or "shelfware." On-lineexperts, best sources, quick-and-dirty approaches for emergencies.
eLearning operates in real time
. You get what you need, when you need it.
eLearning is collaborative
. Because people learn from one another, eLearning connectslearners with experts, colleagues, and professional peers, both in and outside yourorganization.
eLearning is individual
. Every e-learner selects activities from a personal menu of learningopportunities most relevant to her background, job, and career at that very moment.
eLearning is comprehensive
.eLearning provides learning events from many sources, enabling the e-learner to select afavored format or learning method or training provider.
Greg Priest,SmartForce,The e-Learning Company
eLearning [is] the delivery of content via all electronic media, including the Internet,intranets, extranets, satellite broadcast, audio/video tape, interactive TV, and CD-ROM.
Connie WeggenWR Hambrecht & Co
We define eLearning companies as those that leverage various Internet and Web technologiesto create, enable, deliver, and/or facilitate lifelong learning.
Robert Peterson,Piper Jaffray
eLearning is using the power of the network to enable learning, anytime, anywhere.
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