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REALITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF E-LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM FROM ROMANIA
REALITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES OF E-LEARNING IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM FROM ROMANIA

Author(s): Roxana Ştefănescu, Camelia-Cristina Dragomir, Stelian Pânzaru
Subject(s): Education
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: e-learning; higher education system; open educational resource

Summary/Abstract: In the context of information avalanche and the economic and social environment changes, The traditional teaching and learning methods cannot face the knowledge amount and the dispersion of qualifications, jobs and activity domains, which become more and more specialized and interconnected. Network communication and Internet have expanded the way in which education can be delivered to the learners of today. Today's networking technologies provide a valuable opportunity to the practice new of teaching and learning methods. The new methods can add value to traditional face-to-face methods. Also, the educators are discovering that new didactic technologies may lead to the facilitating and enhancing social interaction. Therefore, e-learning represents a more and more important concern of all education providers and an inevitable direction for the future in Higher Education. In the past years, e-learning has been used effectively in universities from Romania. Focused on this subject, the paper wants to highlight the significant aspects related to the role e-learning in higher education. In the paper we will present the reasons for which e-learning is appropriate and needed in universities from Romania. It also discusses the opportunities, advantages and disadvantages of the e-learning system. We will also present information related to the open educational resources (OER) used in e-learning to support access to knowledge (WEB 2.0/ e-Learning). The study is based on the theoretical and applicative research that we did on e-learning system in higher education. The authors’ opinions based on their own experience are also presented in the paper.

  • Issue Year: 2013
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 315-320
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English