What is e-learning?

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"... e-learning, defined as the use of new multimedia technologies and the Internet to improve the quality of learning by facilitatiing access to resources and services as well as remote exchanges and collaboration"

The eLearning Action Plan
Designing tomorrow's education
Commission of the European Communities
March 2001

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"E-learning is not just e-training. E-learning is the overarching umbrella that encompasses education, information, communication, training, knowledge management and performance management.

It is the web-enabled system that makes information and knowledge accessible to those who need it, when they need it - anytime, anywhere"

Cisco Systems
August 2001

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"E-learning could be simply the application of ICT to learning experiences"

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