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Online eLearning Standards Defined

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online-standards-training-and-elearningWhat is e-learning?

E-learning uses electronic media, content and communication methods to disseminate education. E-learning includes all forms of educational technology in teaching. E-learning includes, and is similar to  multimedia learning, and  computer-based instruction (CBI).  Other terms that refer to e-learning are:
  • computer-based training (CBT),
  • computer-assisted instruction or computer-aided instruction (CAI),
  • internet-based training (IBT),
  • web-based training (WBT),
  • online education,
  • virtual education,
  • virtual learning environments (VLE),
  • m-learning, and
  • digital educational collaboration.
These terms typically emphasize a particular aspect or delivery mode.

Online or e-learning provide lessons using various types of media to deliver text, audio, animation, images, and video.  These can be delivered over a number of transmission methods including: tape, satellite TV, CD-ROM, and computer-based, as well as local intranet and web-based training.

Because of the delivery modality, e-learning can happen in a classroom, at home, in the office, or via you smart phone. Because it is asychronous it is inherently self-paced, or it may be instructor-led, synchronous learning. E-learning is flexible, but it can also be used in conjunction with face-to-face teaching, in which case the term blended learning is commonly used.

Online Standards Training - this portal is an efficient example of e-learning providing valuable information to businesses wanting to maintain and grow ISO Standards compliance within their Quality Management System.

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