publication . Article . 2012

The Use of information technology tools to reduce barriers of distance learning

Targamadzė, Aleksandras; Petrauskienė, Rūta;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Profesinis rengimas: tyrimai ir realijos, volume 2,012, issue 23, pages 64-75 (issn: 1392-6241, Copyright policy)
Distance learning takes place when learning conditions do not allow using traditional learning. Remoteness is the main feature of distance learning; however, it can be various. Remoteness is frequently described as barriers and includes traditional barriers such as distance and time as well as technological, organizational, social, cultural, psychological and other barriers that have not been examined so widely. Barriers can be eliminated or reduced when using information technologies (ITs). The article provides a principal scheme of IT tool selection for a course that is used to reduce or eliminate learning barriers and assesses qualitative requirements
free text keywords: Lithuania ; ITs based learning ; E. learning ; Virtual learning ; Distance learning ; Barriers of learning

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