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Conclusion

The future of e-learning

E-learning is not just a change of technology. It is part of a redefinition of how we as a species transmit knowledge, skills, and values to younger generations of workers and students. I will end this book by daring to make a few predictions of how e-learning and the functions it serves will continue to develop.

HOW WE WILL LEARN

Where we are headed

The new models lead us to some interesting new visions of how education will be acquired in the future. One scenario goes like this:

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Learners will have access to millions or billions of knowledge modules. Some will be Web pages with simple text and graphics. ...

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