E-Learning Objectives, Methodologies, Tools and its Limitation
Devajit Mahanta1, Majidul Ahmed2
1Devajit Mahanta, Department of Computer Science Nalbari College Nalbari -781335, Assam, India.
2Majidul Ahmed, Department of Information Technology, Gauhati Commerce College Guwahati – 781021Assam, India.
Manuscript received on 12 December 2012 | Revised Manuscript received on 21 December 2012 | Manuscript Published on 30 December 2012 | PP: 46-51 | Volume-2 Issue-1, December 2012 | Retrieval Number: A0370112112 /2012©BEIESP
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Abstract: E-Learning is the use of technology to enable people to learn anytime and anywhere. E-Learning can include training, the delivery of just-in-time information and guidance from experts. It has become an increasingly popular learning approach in higher educational institutions due to the rapid growth of Internet technologies. E-Learning allows users to fruitfully gather knowledge and education both by synchronous and asynchronous methodologies to effectively face the need to rapidly acquire up to date know-how within productive environments. There is also present various limitations in E-Learning. This review work discusses on various E-Learning Objectives, methodologies and tools and limitation of E-Learning. The main focus of e-learning methodologies is on both asynchronous and synchronous methodology. The paper looked into the three major e-learning tools .The paper also looked E-Learning limitation in particular related with technologies, personal issues, comparison with traditional campus learning, design issues, and other issues .Finally the paper suggests that synchronous tools should be integrated into asynchronous environments to allow for “any-time” learning model and also given a remark that E-Learning needs to improve from various barriers.
Keywords: E-learning; Methodology; Tools; Limitation; Synchronous tools
Scope of the Article: E-learning