E-Learning Knowledge Base
Author: Robert L Blomeyer, Ph.D.
Home: Introduction to E-Learning
What is e-learning, distance education, or Internet-based hybrid learning?
Several complementary and competing terms, concepts, and definitions are used to discuss and describe the varieties and variations concerned with online learning. One of the best collections of definitions from the technological perspective is the E-Learning Glossary found on the Web site of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD).
American Society for Training and Development
As research was conducted during development of the E-Learning Knowledge Base, a few terms and definitions appeared repeatedly in many of the publications and discussions defining the e-learning knowledge domain. Selected terms and brief definitions appear at the beginning of each of the synthesis sections.
The following topics are covered in the four synthesis sections:
Welcome to the NCREL E-Learning Knowledge Base!