E-learning technology includes several types of media that deliver text, audio, images,
animation and streaming video, and also technology applications and processes such
as audio or video tape, satellite TV, CD-ROM and computer-based learning, and
local intranet/extranet and web-based learning. Information and communication
systems, whether freestanding or based on either local networks or the Internet in
networked learning, underlie many e-learning processes.
E-learning is a word and model that serves as an umbrella for many different learning
and development activities. Academic perspectives and scientific testing influence
instructional design. The relevance of theories of a learner’s behavior to educational
technology derives input from instructional theory, learning theory, educational.