Definition of e-learning in English:

e-learning

noun

  • Learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the Internet.

    ‘successful e-learning depends on the self-motivation of individuals to study effectively’
    [as modifier] ‘e-learning software’
    • ‘From our e-learning prospective, I think there will be a dramatic change in terms of the competitive landscape.’
    • ‘Alternately, in e-learning environments, registered distance learners with an online university will meet both professor and classmates in a virtual classroom.’
    • ‘The strength of e-learning is also its weakness.’
    • ‘More and more people are looking to e-learning as a suitable delivery method for these types of courses, according to many training providers.’
    • ‘In this regard, the classroom has got a head start on e-learning.’
    • ‘Change comes slowly to higher education, but e-learning has revved up the pace.’
    • ‘Despite the enthusiasm, distance learning, or e-learning, is not without its skeptics.’
    • ‘We're introducing e-learning to help train 250,000 associates.’
    • ‘Can the content of the book be used on CD-ROMs or in e-learning applications?’
    • ‘Meanwhile, e-learning demand in the U.S. is rising, driven by higher education's changing demographics.’
    • ‘It will encourage the uptake of e-learning, with the aim of providing teachers, children, and parents with a valuable resource which should help to raise educational achievement.’
    • ‘Most observers no longer look to e-learning to totally replace traditional types of training.’
    • ‘It is very important that e-learning must be compelling to the audience it targets.’
    • ‘Our goal was to develop an e-learning environment that stimulates the higher-order cognitive skills of students such as geographic abstraction and critical thinking.’
    • ‘It also contains an internet café, allowing sailors to use the internet for e-learning packages, research, or simply for leisure.’
    • ‘One problem has been that most e-learning has followed a classroom model.’
    • ‘Internet-mediated e-learning also enables those who reside in remote locations or who are physically confined to receive varied educational programming of high quality.’
    • ‘Taught prograduate courses can be studied part-time or full-time, by distance and e-learning or, in some cases, by credit accumulation over three to five years.’
    • ‘Compared to traditional instructor-led training, e-learning typically offers employees more control over the learning process.’
    • ‘There is also a plan to incorporate e-learning into the site so that busy people, like Goldstein, can find the time to learn skills that they just don't have time to attend courses for.’

Pronunciation:

e-learning

/ˈēˌlərniNG/