e-learning


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e-learn·ing

(lĕrn'ing)
Electronic learning; using computer technology for health care education.

e-learning

Facilitates and enhances learning through both computer and communications technology. It can include only the text portion of a computer or it can include Internet-based distance learning using a multimedia-capable computer.
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4) and the increased acceptance of credits earned through e-learning toward degree programs (although some restrictions still apply--for instance, of the 124 credits required for a four-year undergraduate degree, in some instances only a maximum of 60 can currently be earned through e-learning).
E-learning or distance education is instructional delivery that does not constrain the learner to be physically present in the same location as the instructor.
But to understand better the forces affecting where a new industry like e-learning has been, and where it might be going in Japan, a good place to start is usually the responsible government ministry in Kasumigaseki.