Is e-learning born for formal learning?

Ka Man PANG

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Abstract

In the 21st Century, learners and employees are required to continuously exhibit their learning skill to enhance their knowledge and performance. E-learning born at the time to leverage these requirements and quickly becomes one of the possible ways to provides a flexible and cost effective learning strategy. Research (Knight, 2002) shows that 70% of e-learning is pursuing in training-based workplace. It gives rise on the concern that whether e-learning is originally developed for education in which the learning activities are described as formal learning (Semenov, 2000). This paper intends to enhance these issues to discuss some characteristics and difficulties on utilization of e-learning for formal learning. Copyright © 2004 AACE.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SITE 2004: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference
EditorsRichard FERDIG, Caroline CRAWFORD, Roger CARLSEN, Niki DAVIS, Jerry PRICE, Roberta WEBER, Dee Anna WILLIS
Place of PublicationChesapeake
PublisherThe Association for Advancement of Computing in Education
Pages1350-1353
ISBN (Print)9781880094525
Publication statusPublished - 2004

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electronic learning
learning
learning strategy
workplace
utilization
employee
costs
performance
education

Citation

Pang, K.-M. (2004). Is e-learning born for formal learning? In R. Ferdig, C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber, D. A. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2004: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1350-1353). Chesapeake: The Association for Advancement of Computing in Education.

Keywords

  • 21st century