TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION: E – LEARNING AND M- LEARNING By Dr.R.Sivakumar

Abstract

E-Learning driven world is expecting new set of skills to be included in the prospective education to contribute at global scenario. It assists learning process through the use of electronic file . E-Learning as the use of any of the new technologies or applications in the services of learning or learner support.

M – Learning is becoming more popular and accessible worldwide. M-Learning is learning of any knowledge using portable technologies like mobile phones, iPods and PDA’s since they have more processing power and more interesting applications than were commonly available on desktop machines a decade ago. In this article, the authors discuss about the basic information about e-learning; meaning, principles of m-learning; disadvantages and advantages of m-learning.

Keywords: e-learning, m-learning, mobile education.