Archive for May, 2011
Traditional education system is still prevalent everywhere, though curriculum might have been upgraded but mode of imparting education and learning environment has still remained conventional. In traditional education system, a teacher, and students and textbook come together to create a learning environment that has eroded with time and converted learning into a mechanical and monotonous routine. With this, educational institutions are also witnessing falling chart of interest level in education and learning, hence, something new or more engaging method or technique is needed, which might provoke interest and excitement while learning, and make student concentrate more attentively. Therefore, different types of e-learning systems are being developed to not just create conducive and friendly environment for learning but also nourish creativity and innovation in the students.
E-Learning refers to electronic learning, which basically is dependent on computer systems and other computing devices and hardware. In contemporary period, IT-education relationship has witnessed radical growth, research and development, where IT and software development role of substitute and assistance to teacher is now transforming and moving towards self-sufficient and self-dependent e-learning environment that can work alone to impart education and leave impacting impression on the student. The constitution of such a system is also changing wherein developers and instructional designers are innovating concepts, ideas and technologies to make learning low-cost, friendly, portable, updated and effective.