In recent years, the search engine Google and social network Facebook have been competing for the top spot as the most popular website. According to a recent article in the Los Angeles Times, there are approximately 800 million active Facebook users, making it the most popular social networking site, followed by MySpace with 33 million.
1. Introduction Online education has become a topic of much debate within the academy in recent years. Martin Irvine, Associate Vice President for Technology Strategy at Georgetown University states that ‘Internet-based distance learning or elearning is on every educator’s and corporate leader’s agenda’, and that we are at the beginning of an ‘elearning revolution’. There […]