How do we know e-learning works? Or does it?

Lee, Kar-Tin & Duncan-Howell, Jennifer A. (2007) How do we know e-learning works? Or does it? E-Learning, 4(4), pp. 482-496.

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E-Learning is an accepted and commonly used component in tertiary education however success would appear to remain variable. Effective e-Learning is a concept which sometimes eludes even the most reputable of online educators. It is an issue which plagues both the corporate and education fields and which is frequently aggravated by the numerous, often contradictory, studies, on the subject. This paper will seek to yield the merits of these studies in order to decipher some of the better means of effectively evaluating, designing and managing e-Learning programmes in hopes to accurately envisage what the future may hold for the development of online education in the tertiary education sector. It will attempt to merge the experiences of the business and education sectors into an effective approach to be used in the design of such programmes and present guidelines concerning the future of e-Learning in tertiary education.

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ID Code: 12324
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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DOI: 10.2304/elea.2007.4.4.482
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Symposium Journals
Deposited On: 06 Feb 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 08:07

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