The dramatic development of sophisticated and improved technologies has been the driving force behind the widespread embracing of the concept of flexible delivery and the application of the many and varied tools upon which it is based in the field of education.
Developments in information technology has spawned a number of innovations in virtual education, or distance learning, where you learn at your own computer terminal from instructors who are physically located miles away. Virtual education offers numerous benefits to individuals, organisations, and even to society in general. For individuals, it provides access to education or training that they may not otherwise be able to pursue. For organisations it provides a cost efficient way to train or educate a large number of learners irrespective of their geographical location.
The present book contains a lot of vital information on the emerging trends in virtual education. It elaboratively explores each and every aspect of educational resources and innovations of the present century. This will certainly prove as an asset and essential reference tool for academician, students, teachers, educators and to the public who are in search of alternative methods learning in response to the globalisation of education.