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Cisco Networking Simplified by Jim Doherty, Paul Della Maggiora

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Chapter . Internet Applications

Going to Class—Virtually

E-learning is Internet-enabled learning. E-learning combines content delivery, management of the learning experience, a networked community of learners, content developers, and experts. In networking terms, an e-learning network takes content in the form of video, audio, and presentations and distributes the content reliably across a converged IP network. Combine this setup with applications that allow users to manage their education plans and track their progress for simplified accountability. Finally, combine this arrangement with applications that include forms of video conferencing to provide live, interactive education across a converged IP network.

E-learning technologies permit students ...

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