||THE ACCOMPLISHMENT OF THE e-LEARNING PLATFORM
The 21-century is the era of highly developing of information, and the computer network and wireless communication application will become the basis of knowledge economics. After Taiwan entering the WTO, we will face the widely international competition. Although the challenge is hard, the new technology and market bring a lot of chances and also the infinite potential of development. For keeping the development of country of the future and developing national education policy and cultivating the citizens that adapting to the new era, we should combine all the applications of information technology. As the time cultivating the citizens to have basic ability and knowledge of information technology, we should also need to emphasize on promoting the teaching effect by insisted by using information technology on the teaching activities.
The development of computer and network has lead us into a E-leaning era, and we believe the E-learning era of ‘Digital Taiwan’ in six-years national development plan is coming and it will bring the essential and deep influence in the ability of com- petition of country in the knowledge economic era.
E-learning possess the characters including easily obtaining in anytime and anyplace which especially conforms to the quickly change of the modern society, getting rid of the limit of traditional teaching on the space and time and can create a free personal learning space. For these reasons the E-learning will be important tendency of future network era.
Network technology can extend the influence to everywhere and supply the chance of getting information on the Internet for any time, place, and any equipment. It becomes the most popular technology and media for learning and education. By the many reasons and the essence that “knowledge” can be digitized, the area of “E-learning” become the burgeoning field of e-era
"E-learning will not replace the classroom, but it has the potential to change the purpose and function of the classroom considerably.“
- Peter Stokes, 2001
Piper Jaffray in the report on Distance Instruction point out that in the aspects of Self-Pace Learning and control of the process of learning instantly the on-line teaching mode obviously has advantage than traditional teacher-student learning mode and common CD-ROM learning mode. But for the interaction of learning, the traditional teacher-student teaching mode is still the optimal learning method and the on-line teaching is still better than CD-ROM learning or mail instruction. Also it make people astonished that on-line teaching have better learning management effect no matter on the estimation and following up of learning effect, material update, or the control of teaching quality.
The theme of his article is E-learning and it mainly introduce the application of education and learning on network, the meaning and system of E-learning, and followed by practical experience of the digital learning platform, and concluded by the vision of the E-learning.
Keywords：knowledge economics 、e-learning 。