This book provides a comprehensive overview of e-learning (online learning) systems in the context of system delivery for Higher Education Information Services. The book considers practical issues in choosing a virtual learning environment and discusses a range of issues in implementing, managing and maintaining the service for users. In particular, the issue of accessibility and usability is discussed in the context of recent legislation (e.g. Disability Discrimination Act / SENDA.).
- Jargon-free and aimed at information professionals with sole/mixed responsibilities
- Identifies leading systems, discussing strengths and weaknesses
- Draws examples from current practice in Higher Education