Why E-learning as it stands is not enough

Kulathuramaiyer, Narayanan and Maurer, Hermann (2011) Why E-learning as it stands is not enough. Why E-learning as it stands is not enough. pp. 157-164.

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Abstract

E-Learning today has become widely accepted as a means of information and knowledge access and sharing for many learning applications. Despite the extensive growth E-learning systems and contents, it has to be noted that there are still many shortcomings that has led us to ask the question: Is E-Learning as it stands enough? E-Learning as it stands today is far from being assimilated fully into everything that we do. To make things worse, the age of Google is further challenging E-Learning, through the emergence of phenomena such as Google Copy Paste Syndrome, the flattening of expertise, short-spanned learner focus and the emerging culture of mediocrity. The full symbolic power of the emerging Web dragons together with emerging social trends is expected to challenge E-Learning much more in future. This paper then highlights the extent of influence of global Data Mining companies on the current and future E-Learning. A personalized localized control scenario is given to serve as an ideal for making E-Learning to become enough for its envisaged purpose.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, UNIMAS, e-learning, 2011, IPTA, education, sarawak, kuching, malaysia, samarahan, universiti, university
Subjects: A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works
A General Works > AC Collections. Series. Collected works

L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2014 03:51
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015 07:17
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/1688

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