Upcoming Challenges in E-Learning & Online Learning Environments
Mohamed Tawfik, Elio Sancristobal, Sergio Martin, Rosario Gil, Alberto Pesquera, Felix Garcia, Maria Jose Albert, Clara Perez, Gabriel Diaz, Juan Peire, Manuel Castro, Spanish University for Distance Education (UNED), Spain
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
In the last decade and with the rapid pace of evolution of Information Technologies (IT), E-learning have witnessed noticeable leaps and have recorded a high rate of promulgation among universities and institutions around the world. Initially, e-learning was confined to the aid of computers in teaching. Nowadays, the concept has been extended magnificently to include distance education, interactive technologies, integration of mobile and smart devices, virtual and remote laboratories, and online educative platforms. This paper sheds light on the most prominent challenges in many aspects of E-learning technologies. The paper discusses the future trends in online laboratories, Learning Management systems (LMSs), mobile learning, and online authentication models.
Tawfik, M., Sancristobal, E., Martin, S., Gil, R., Pesquera, A., Garcia, F., Albert, M.J., Perez, C., Diaz, G., Peire, J. & Castro, M. (2013). Upcoming Challenges in E-Learning & Online Learning Environments. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1060-1065). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).