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E-learning

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Learning supported by information and communication technologies (ICT).
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe
An umbrella term for providing computer instruction (courseware) on-line over the public internet, private distance learning networks or in house via an internet.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
Term that have emerged to describe the application of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to enhance distance education, implement open learning policies, make learning activities more flexible and enable those learning activities to be distributed among many learning venues.
Source: COL 2003, Global
eLearning is an umbrella term that refers to the use of any digital device for teaching and learning, especially for delivery or accessing of content. Thus e-Learning can take place without any reference to a network or connectivity. The digital device used by the learner to access materials need not be connected to a digital network, either a local area network or to the Internet (or even to a cell phone network if a Tablet is used as a terminal or access device).
Source: COL 2015, Global

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