Challenges Facing E-Learning in Teaching Business Education Courses, Strategies for Improvement.

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CHALLENGES FACING E-LEARNING (ELECTRONIC LEARNING)
IN TEACHING BUSINESS EDUCATION COURSES:
STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVEMENT

BY
JIMOH-KADIRI SIDI OSAMUEDE (MRS.)
AND
BUPO GODWIN OMONI

Dept of Vocational Education,
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka

BEING A PAPER PRESENTED AT THE ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE
(THEME: E-LEARNING IN NIGERIA: PROBLEM AND PROSPECTS)
ORGANISED BY THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION,
NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY, AWKA.
31ST AUGUST – 3RD SEPTEMBER,
2010.

CHALLENGES FACING E-LEARNING (ELECTRONIC LEARNING)
IN TEACHING BUSINESS EDUCATION COURSES:
STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVEMENT

Abstract
Electronic learning (e–learning) which is one of the by-products of information and communication technology has changed many aspects of life and opened a
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It is all about learning with the use of computers, which is simply an online way of acquiring knowledge through the internet or through the offline CD – ROM.
According to Hedge & Hayward (2004) e – learning is an innovative approach for delivery electronically mediated, well-designed, learner-centered and interactive learning environment to anyone, at anyplace, anytime by utilizing the internet and digital technologies in concert with instructional design principles. Salawudeen (2006) defined e-learning as the convergence of the internet and learning or internet-enabled learning.

It is also the delivery of individualized,

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comprehensive, dynamic learning content in real time, aiding the development of communities of knowledge, linking learners and practitioners with experts. From the foregoing, it is obvious, that the world is moving at an unimaginable speed in the area of information use and dissemination.
For Business Education to meet up to the challenges of the present time and the near future, there is need for a reform of the programme-content that will incorporate new and interesting courses such as Information Communication Technology (ICT). ICT will equip the programme beneficiaries better to meet the challenge of our time.
Business education is skill-oriented and employment-motivated. Business education is a type of training that is concerned with the

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