Ten steps to virtual heaven

Shepherd, Clive
July 2003
IT Training;Jul/Aug2003, p34
Trade Publication
Sometimes it seems that virtual classrooms are electronic-learning's (e-learning's) best-kept secret. According to a survey of nearly 300 trainers, only seven percent have ever participated in a virtual classroom, the rest were blissfully unaware of their very existence. By contrast, this compares with approximately 25 percent who had completed some form of self-study e-learning — online or on compact disc. It's not as if virtual classrooms are particularly new. They've been available in much the form they are now for as long as e-learning has been employing the Internet and intranets as channels. But the virtual classroom can be deceptive. INSETS: The truth about virtual classrooms;Case study.


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