Making E-Learning More Than 'Pixie Dust'

Gale, Sarah Fister
March 2003
Workforce (10928332);Mar2003, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p58
Considers electronic learning (e-learning) as an alternative to classroom training. Requirements of e-learning; Objectives of the e-learning business strategy; Significance of e-learning in training departments.


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