Open-Minded Electronic Learning: Towards Enabling Cost-effective Lifelong Learning
InSITE 2006 • Volume 6 • 2006
Over the past 20 years, computers and the sharing of information have penetrated nearly every aspect of educational life. Indeed, the reliance on Computer-aided Learning has impact on the economic structure and the cost per learner. The demand for electronic learning (e-learning) today is rapidly growing worldwide with the demand simply over stressing the limited infrastructures and resources available. The developing countries are no exception to the same and demand for elearning is relatively on the rise as well. In this paper, an attempt has been made to critically examine ideals of open source strategies for enabling such technologies and other resources available. The paper also provides key recommendations with regards to the steps that need to be taken to enhance the overall quality of the lifelong learning most especially for adults.
Education, e-Learning, Open Source, Internet, Information Technology and Communication
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