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e-learning: The Threat and the Promise

e-learning refers to any learning process that partly or wholly uses computer technology for delivery and or support. The concept of e-learning is not new. Psychology professor Sidney Pressey developed a mechanical teaching machine in the early 1920s. Numerous computer-based

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Learning Technology: The Myths and Facts

This paper considers some of the major issues in the field of learning technology. It seeks to identify areas in which technology has greatest potential to contribute to the learning process, and also those areas in which the application of

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The Limitations of Educational Technology

Having commented at some length on the advantages of using technology in the support of learning we now consider some of the limitations. Technology is an extremely valuable addition to the educator’s toolbox. However, it does not replace traditional media

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