Online Learning: From a specialized distance education paradigm to a ubiquitous element of contemporary education

Neil Anderson, Hajhashemi Karim
2013 4th International Conference on e-Learning and e-Teaching (ICELET 2013)  
This paper provides a literature overview of the increasing importance of online learning across all modes of instruction, whether they take place in higher education, schoolbased or informal education. It then moves to discussing the current situation regarding the Australian university sector and then provides an example of the same subject offered in a School of Education across four different modes -two being face to face and two by distance. The modes are reviewed to examine the use of
more » ... mine the use of online learning with the common subject and assessment being the control.
doi:10.1109/icelet.2013.6681652 fatcat:46olff4gbzgw5nybyc6j3vauwq