E-learning for K-12 Learners and Adult Learners

E-learning for K-12 Learners and Adult Learners

Lesley S. J. Farmer (California State University Long Beach, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60960-791-3.ch003
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E-learning uses online networks to enable learners to interact meaningfully with their educational environment. E-learning is explained in terms of the communication cycle and its application in a learning cycle. Social and developmental aspects of e-learning are addressed. Strategies to scaffold e-learning are also provided.
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Interacting With Information

At this point, it is useful to focus on the more generic issues of individual engagement with information: attention, processing, evaluating information, manipulating information, and acting on information, Each step impacts learning. Furthermore, technology impacts each step as well.

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