A Revolution of E-Learning Tools & Its Impact on Higher Education with Special Reference to E-Learning Courses: A Study


Abstract: 21st Century is the leading edge of electronic expansion worldwide. It comprises IT, ICT, BT and nano-technology. In this day and age, ICT (Information communication Technology) is considered as an eccentric technology stretched across whole life invariably. The ICT revolution has changed the learning process of childhood up to the real world. The role of technology in the educational sector is increasing at a phenomenal rate and has revolutionized traditional form of teaching –learning processes. In India, globalization has generated a good vibration and life for education. E-learning technological tools such as blogs, wikis, specialized software and YouTube caters to the diverse backgrounds and demands of learners of higher education. This article discusses the broad features of e-tools for e-learning and its benefits in the education field. The paper also explores distinct pedagogic principles which make teaching-learning more effective. Finally, attention is being drawn towards diverse e-learning tools used by the higher educational institutes in India. Objectives of this paper are:  To explore the scope for e-learning  To find out e-learning content preparation and presentation of e-tools.  To examine the application of e-learning in various types of methodologies used  To explore the challenges that will be faced by e-learning in India  To study the future of e-learning and its impact on Higher Education system.

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S.S. Pawar, Institute of Engineering & Technology, India
Anita Chhatwal, Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, India
Monica Sharma, Punjab University, India

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Conference: LibrAsia2015
Stream: Librarianship - E-learning

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