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Skills and Competencies of Trainers in E-Learning

, CARDET & University of Nicosia, Cyprus ; , University of Pireaus, Greece ; , CARDET, Cyprus

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Vienna, Austria ISBN 978-1-880094-65-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


During the past few years there have been strides in the advancement of technology that make feasible innovative learning possibilities, such as e-learning. In response to this call for documentation of such skills, the aim of this paper is to specify the skills and competencies of e-trainers in e-learning as well as to create a questionnaire that could help in systematically diagnosing a trainer’s existing skills and competencies. This is significant given the need to prepare educators and instructional designers to act as online trainers and deliver instruction via e-learning. The target audience of this paper is teachers/trainers in colleges/Universities and in Vocational Educational training organizations (VET) organizations and, in general, organizations that offer, as a part of their business or for internal use, training services.


Avraamidou, L., Retalis, S. & Vrasidas, C. (2008). Skills and Competencies of Trainers in E-Learning. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2008--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 3592-3599). Vienna, Austria: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 23, 2019 from .


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