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Title: E-Learning: The Hype and the Reality
Authors: Conole, Gráinne
First Published: Sep-2004
Publisher: Institute of Educational Technology (IET) -The Open University
Citation: Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2004 (12).
Abstract: This paper considers the increasing impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and the associated rise in e-learning as a recognised and respected re s e a rch area. The paper provides a summary of some of the curre n t re s e a rch areas under investigation and provides a list of characteristics of the are a . The paper goes on to consider the professional identities of re s e a rchers in the are a and the tensions which have resulted in terms of aligning with this new emergent g roup of professionals within existing institutional stru c t u res.
ISSN: 1365-893X
Version: Publisher Version
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Article
Rights: © The Authors 2004.Deposited with reference to the publisher's archiving policy available on the publisher's website. The article is published under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence.
Description: Special Issue on Designing for the Disciplines. The Journal of Interactive Media in Education (JIME)is an open access journal. All articles are freely available from the publisher's website.
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