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Exploration of Learning Styles and Digital Literacy for Innovation in Designing E-learning Courses

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  • Lubica Knoskova


    (University of Economics in Bratislava)

  • Jujza Jurkovièová


    (University of Economics in Bratislava)

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    This paper analyzes influence of multiple intelligences to learning efficiency. Authors analyze the learning styles and their strengths and weaknesses that may be utilized in education. Student centric classroom allows creating flexible programs based on deep understanding, exploration and creativity in learning process. Computer supported learning brings disruptive innovation in education forms great opportunity that can lead to reaching high performance in education and acceptance of different learning styles. E-learning in last decade undergoes expansion and utilizes diverse forms that give students unprecedented control over their education. Further the model of strategic learning is presented together with major strategic domains that need to be developed for efficient e-learning. At present, we observe an increasing level of use of ICT, which is related to increasing computer skills. In recent years 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011 were realized in Slovakia Institute for Public Affairs sociological research on digital literacy and information society. The research results showed that digital literacy of the Slovak population, as one of the key indicators of the information society, comes out in quite internationally standard. For this reason, we refer to the possibility of development of education through e-learning. What could be the answer to finding solutions to help streamline and improve the quality of the educational process and on other site will be not difficult by cost. In this paper, therefore, devote a premise for the development of e-learning - digital literacy and informatization of society and the need for reforms in education that this development could take place. The article also point out the main reasons for refusing to learn and adapt to new ICT, creating one of the brakes to further develop e-learning.

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    Article provided by Academy of Economic Studies - Bucharest, Romania in its journal International Journal of Economic Practices and Theories.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 81-90

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    Handle: RePEc:aes:ijeptp:v:2:y:2012:i:2:p:81-90
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