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It's not all about video-conferencing
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Education.
Umeå University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Informatics.
2010 (English)In: Campus-Wide Information Systems, ISSN 1065-0741, Vol. 27, no 3, 109-117 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose This paper seeks to present the issue of e-learning development in a public university in Bolivia, together with challenges that could support the work of a sustainable development of practice and educational technologies.

Design/methodology/approachThe paper presents the first phase of an interpretative case study. It comprises data sources found in observations, interviews, and documents, which the authors have analysed according to three genre themes associated with e-learning - people, spaces, and technologies.

FindingsThe paper identifies a set of challenges that is aimed at directing further development and research on sustainable e-learning approaches in developing regions.

Originality/valueThe paper offers a practitioner perspective on e-learning development at a university in a developing country.

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited , 2010. Vol. 27, no 3, 109-117 p.
Keyword [en]
Bolivia; Communication technologies; E-learning; Higher education; Sustainable development
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-35197DOI: 10.1108/10650741011054410OAI: diva2:337759
Available from: 2010-08-09 Created: 2010-08-09 Last updated: 2014-11-14Bibliographically approved

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