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Pages: 4888-4891
Publication year: 2010
ISBN: 978-84-613-5538-9
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 4th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 8-10 March, 2010
Location: Valencia, Spain

E-LEARNING CHALLENGES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

C. Bao1, L.M. Lopez1, M. Juarez1, J.M. Castresana2

1La Rioja University (SPAIN)
2Basque Country University (SPAIN)
A phase transition is taking place in the education and training market right now. One very old steady state model—the traditional academic classroom-based model—is transitioning to the more efficient and personalized performance-based e-Learning model required by the competitive need of the times.

The skills gap is a ubiquitous characteristic of life in the future. New knowledge is being generated faster than we can learn it. At the same time, new learning technologies are being generated, combinations of which can bring about the reality of worker empowerment—a concept whose time has come.

Four integrated components–a network, a database, a computer, and two or more learners–jointly create the knowledge solution that reinforces the corporate knowledge worker's ability to not only survive, but to win more often. This suggests the emerging differences between the first wave of e-Learning implementations, that were largely derived from the academic model, and the new fusion model that merges digital and human assets as a real-time performance support technology.

By the year 2010 much of the turbulence will be behind us. And also, by then it will be clear that the students activities that require a classroom do not belong in an online environment, and vice versa.

The required technologies are already in place. When the whitewater subsides, the innovation within the invention will emerge. Is it any wonder that many Organizations are already beginning to realize that effective management of the online learning environment is one of the most crucial business decisions of this decade.

As conclusion it is necessary remark that Innovation technologies is pushed new E-learning technologies and that means new challenges in teaching in special in Higher Education.

The required technologies are already in place. When the whitewater subsides, the innovation within the invention will emerge. Is it any wonder that many Organizations are already beginning to realize that effective management of the online learning environment is one of the most crucial business decisions of this decade.

This paper has identified several challenges which need to be addressed in order to ensure systems and Information technology (IT) that can be fully exploited, by the community, in education, specially in science and engineering Higher Education, in order to optimize the sector over next years. The study conclusions give some strategies to afford efficiently in next future the main detected challenges in Higher Education teaching.
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author = {Bao, C. and Lopez, L.M. and Juarez, M. and Castresana, J.M.},
title = {E-LEARNING CHALLENGES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING},
series = {4th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2010 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-613-5538-9},
issn = {2340-1079},
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location = {Valencia, Spain},
month = {8-10 March, 2010},
year = {2010},
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TY - CONF
AU - C. Bao AU - L.M. Lopez AU - M. Juarez AU - J.M. Castresana
TI - E-LEARNING CHALLENGES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING
SN - 978-84-613-5538-9/2340-1079
PY - 2010
Y1 - 8-10 March, 2010
CI - Valencia, Spain
JO - 4th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
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C. Bao, L.M. Lopez, M. Juarez, J.M. Castresana (2010) E-LEARNING CHALLENGES IN SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, INTED2010 Proceedings, pp. 4888-4891.
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