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IMPROVING EDUCATION THROUGH E LEARNING
University of Borås, School of Business and IT.
University of Borås, School of Business and IT.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year))Student thesis
Abstract [en]

Information Communication Technologies (ICT) are taking pace with rapid development, with the strive to impart education among learners in a way that they become highly satisfied. With a help of different electronic tools in educational technology using media and making right environments to enhance learning, develop creativity, stimulate communication, create channels for collaboration, and hence, engaging in the continued development and application to knowledge and skills. Usage of technology spans across all academic areas with the increasing popularity of information technology that is evolving rapidly towards betterment with increased capabilities every day. Educationalists are interested in knowing how technology would create a variation for the students in the classroom. The purpose of using ELearning is to create a learning platform with combination of the existing knowledge and Information Communication Technologies (ICT). High growth in Information Technology that is user friendly, accessible, and reliable at the same time providing improved ways in collaborating in a new approach possible. Students from different units would be able to collaborate forming cross-unit teams and working on common or multiple assignments helping each other in different ways. Internet, video conferencing, and emails are well established collaborative tools for exchange of information. Investigating that why there is a need of technology in the education and which technologies would help in improving learning processes is the main purpose of this research. And also to find that what would be the necessary infrastructure required to get facilitated by this technology. The research revolves around the theory of Computer Based Training (CBT) which refers to particular part of the instructional development or educational media.

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University of Borås/School of Business and IT , 2013.
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Magisteruppsats ; 2013MAGI02
Keywords [en]
Educational technology, Information Technology, E-Learning, collaboration, Infrastructure, CBT (Computer Based Training)
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hb:diva-17266Local ID: 2320/12522OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hb-17266DiVA, id: diva2:1309170
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Program: Magisterutbildning i informatikAvailable from: 2019-04-30 Created: 2019-04-30

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