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e-learning

(Electronic-LEARNING) An umbrella term for providing computer instruction (courseware) online over the public Internet, private distance learning networks or inhouse via an intranet. See MOOC and CBT.
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In support of the e-Japan initiative, Article 25 of the University Establishments Standards of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)--the framework governing e-learning in post-secondary education in Japan--has been revised several times over the last few years.
While large corporations across North America are increasing their connectivity through e-learning, owners of small- and medium-sized businesses may be hesitant to allow their employees time during the workday to take a course online when they could be making sales calls.
The rapid e-learning market is explosive, growing at about 40% a year," said Josh Bersin, president of Bersin & Associates, a research and advisory firm focused on corporate learning.
Yano Research Institute estimates that the corporate Japan e-learning market reached 1,350 billion yen in 2004, representing a 41.
Targeted to training executives, training professionals, and tool providers, the 100-page report offers a comprehensive look at this rapidly growing category, which accounts for more than one-third of all current training-related projects and is expected to be employed for nearly half of all e-learning initiatives within the next three years.
The implications of the e-learning phenomenon are enormous for SMBs, particularly as they look for ways to go head-to-head with large corporations," said ITSPA President Russell Morgan.
The WebCT Vista Learning Object Manager, Vista Community Manager, Vista PowerLinks Kit and Vista PowerSight Kit(TM) modules enable institutions to precisely choose the enterprise e-learning functionality they need.
We are making rapid progress in the managed and strategic use of e-learning," said Stephen Clarke, head of e-learning at the University of Birmingham.
The New Jersey Institute of Technology, an e-learning pioneer and the confirmed originator of the "virtual classroom" concept, is using the WebCT Campus Edition(TM) course management system to expand its already broad range of innovative e-learning offerings.
The award-winning project was one of 29 modules in a blended e-learning solution for a major Minneapolis/St.
Major pharmaceutical companies continue to adopt scientific e-learning across various divisions of the enterprise, ranging from research and development, clinical trials, manufacturing, regulatory and compliance to sales training and physician and patient education, according to a new analysis by GeneEd, Inc.
The Forzani Group Limited (FGL), the largest sporting goods retailer in Canada, relies on JDA E-Learning services, including the award-winning Gift Card course.