Building Electronic Educational Environments: Why, What and How? [chapter]

Tom J. Weert, Bauke Wal
2000 Building University Electronic Educational Environments  
The workplace is becoming a learning organisation empowered by the use of information technology. And education is becoming "the" learning organisation, sharing many characteristics with this new workplace. Added value in new forms of education lies in more interactivity and feedback loops, in reorientation of the "process" of learning and in the use of meta-structures. New computer-based media contribute to this added value by providing dynamic simulation environments or virtual worlds. Higher
more » ... tual worlds. Higher education seems to be aware of the need of educational innovations supported by Information and Communication Technology (lCT). The question is whether it is capable of changing itself into "the" new learning organisation, a student-centred working environment in which ICT is integrated. ICT support should provide functionality appropriate for this new learning situation. Requirements for electronic learning environments, such as LearningSpace, are presented and a comparison between environments is made.
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35502-3_15 fatcat:rt6mfpuq2ncqjdgbwj5aglf2ca