E-Learning

Evolution of e-Learning

E-learning is the interactive form of learning, where the learning materials and content are relayed online and the feedback is automated to the learnerís activities. The idea of e-learning has existed for decades and has since its inception evolved into a normal phenomenon. Sangra et al., (2012) indicates that e-learning is a likely progression of distance learning and it generally utilizes modern technological equipment to create and adjust to the context of educational tools to shape the learning process. Many research studies indicate that it originated from the mail-learning method via correspondence courses. For instance, the email courses offered by Sir Isaac Pitman in the 1840s (Bezovski, & Poorani, 2016). The concept utilized did not change throughout history, though the advancement in technology caused the multiplication of the medium. By the 1920s, the idea of teaching machines by Sidney Pressey emerged, but it was until in the 1950s that it wa...