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Information on developments in e-learning and people's perspectives of it is crucial. This new publication unites the results of seven surveys dealing with e-learning. These surveys were carried out by the European Training Village (ETV), an interactive web site ( administered by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop). The surveys identify trends in e-learning at a European level and their aim was to collect data of interest to specialists and researchers in vocational education and training. Each survey was online for six weeks from December 1999 to September 2001 and the following were carried out:
- Technology-supported learning.
- E-mail in e-learning.
- Trainers' skills for e-learning.
- Economics of e-learning.
- E-learning and adult basic skills.
- E-learning for people with disabilities.
- Training of trainers and teachers.

The publication reports on each survey and provides good insight into certain aspects of e-learning. The majority of teachers, trainers and learners are anxious about how to improve their skills and expertise. They are actively involved in the use of e-learning and hope to benefit from it more in the future. A common theme is illustrated whereby people will continue to look to e-learning as a way forward.forward.

Additional information

Authors: No author stated, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), Thessaloniki (GR)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR-OP, 2002, pp.74. Euro: 40.00
Availability: EUR-OP reference: TI-41-01-939-**-C Available from EUR-OP sales agents. URL:
ISBN: ISBN 92-896-0109-4
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