Assignment 1: e-Learning

Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:

1.      Define e-Learning. 

2.      Summarize at least five (5) significant developments in e-Learning over the past ten (10) years.

3.      Evaluate at least three (3) three (3) primary benefits of providing and offering high-quality online training, courses and programs to employees and learners in businesses, K-12 schools, or institutions of higher education.

4.      Analyze at least three (3) primary reasons some businesses, K-12 schools, or institutions of higher education are hesitant or choose not to offer full online courses and programs.

5.      Predict the extent to which e-Learning will replace the traditional face-to-face learning in K-12 and higher educational settings.

6.      Recommend at least three ways technology will be needed to support and sustain the e-Learning process.

7.      Provide at least five (5) academic references (published within the last five [5] years) to support your paper.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

·        Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.

·        Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

·        Explain the factors that contribute to the evolution of e-Learning.

·        Analyze different needs of e-Learning in educational and non-educational settings.

·        Use technology and information resources to research issues in theory and practice of e-Learning.

·        Write clearly and concisely about theory and practice of e-Learning using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic/organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.