Mitigation of Social Exclusion in Regions and Rural Areas – E-learning with Focus on Content Creation and Evaluation

Study materials and learning in general is moving online nowadays. The paper deals with lifelong learning of socially disadvantaged people. Inhabitants of rural areas represent a substantial group there. The fundamental disproportion of digital divide emerges in combination with other factors, which impacts generally. The problem requires a solution then. The main target groups selected for the study are women on maternity leave, seniors and unemployed school graduates. One of the main focuses was on educational materials and their creation and sharing. Several researches such as semi-structured interviews and surveys have been made among the groups. The results show several requirements for e-learning systems and materials. Taking the everything into account, prototype e-learning applications have been developed (web and mobile).


Issue Date:
Dec 30 2015
Publication Type:
Journal Article
DOI and Other Identifiers:
1804-1930 (Other)
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/231943
Published in:
AGRIS on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics, Volume 07, Number 4
Page range:
143-150
Total Pages:
8
Series Statement:
Volume VII
4




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