Taiwan’s e-learning in Short-Term after School Institutions
Ke Zhang, Wayne State University, United States ; Jui-Long Hung, Boise State University, United States ; A-Mei Tsai, Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
In 2006, the authors discussed Taiwan's e-learning in higher education and found that the e-learning in Taiwan's higher education only provides to traditional full-time students. With comparing of being a full-time student, short-term after school programs are more fits the needs of learners on flexible course content and schedule. This study investigated current status and trends of short-term after school institutions, guiding policies for short-term after school institutions, difficulties on e-learning implementation for short-term after school institution, and generated suggestions to address these questions. With similarity of educational value and believes in Asia's countries. This paper is of particular value not only for policy makers and the short-term after school institutions in Taiwan, but also for e-learning venders and developers who would like to extend e-learning business to the Asia countries.
Zhang, K., Hung, J.L. & Tsai, A.M. (2008). Taiwan’s e-learning in Short-Term after School Institutions. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2410-2413). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).