e-learning News - July 2012
Poll reveals web experts predict explosion in online learning by 202030 July 2012
People believe online learning will have significantly influenced the education sector by 2020, a survey has shown.
Virtual learning environments 'allow teachers to help students'28 July 2012
Online learning will change the role of teachers but will not make them obsolete, a think tank has said.
Universities 'will have to implement e-learning'27 July 2012
Universities could fall behind if they do not implement technological advances in their education, it has been said.
Companies 'can boost staff skills' with online training courses26 July 2012
Experts have outlined some of the benefits online training offers to businesses.
Distance learning online 'has many benefits for students'25 July 2012
Online learning provides many benefits, it has been said.
Online training could get Neets into employment24 July 2012
A government scheme will use e-learning courses to get young Neets into employment.
Korea using online learning courses to promote tourism21 July 2012
The Korean Tourism Organization has developed an e-learning course.
Zimbabwean ICT minister: 1,000 schools will have e-learning courses by 201319 July 2012
Zimbabwe ICT minister Nelson Chamisa has outlined his e-learning intentions for the nation.
Garden care retailers 'may require online training' to stay ahead of regulations19 July 2012
Retailers in the gardening sector can stay on top of regulatory requirements through e-learning.
Newport school allowing mobiles to encourage e-learning18 July 2012
A school in Newport is allowing students to use mobiles in lessons.
Online training course 'should support oncologists'17 July 2012
An online training course in Oncology has been set up.
Virtual learning environments 'could revolutionise education'14 July 2012
A Time article has revealed how e-learning could have a transformative effect on education.
Companies 'can improve staff skills' with distance learning online13 July 2012
It has been said e-learning is particularly useful for workers.
Online training helps adult learners access HE12 July 2012
A student has outlined the benefits she received from distance learning online.
E-learning to have 'substantial' impact on higher education10 July 2012
An expert has said higher education will be increasingly influenced by digital learning.
Investing in distance learning online 'important for global economy'07 July 2012
OERs could transform the global economy, it has been said.
UK 'must step up e-learning investments'06 July 2012
The UK could fall behind the rest of the world if it does not engage in e-learning, researchers have claimed.
Wales 'should become world leader in online learning'05 July 2012
Welsh education minister Leighton Andrews has called for the country to be internationally recognised in the field of online learning.
Liberal arts colleges 'experimenting with e-learning'04 July 2012
Liberal arts colleges in the US are looking into e-learning, it has been said.
Mayan artefact virtual learning environment upgraded03 July 2012
A Mayan artefact website has been enhanced.