Yoav Yair

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This chapter surveys the development and current state of e-learning in the State of Israel. The author surveys the general social, economic, historical, and demographic backgrounds of Israel and provides a review of its educational system. Analysis and statistics on the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure, usage of ICT in the country, and challenges and barriers to ICT implementation in education, business, and government are also provided. This chapter further explores in detail the major e-learning platforms, initiatives, and projects throughout the country. Information is additionally provided on accreditation, teacher training programs, and the regulatory framework of e-learning. Finally, the author speculates on the future development of e-learning in Israel. A comprehensive bibliography on e-learning scholarship related to the country, including government reports and websites, appears at the end of the chapter.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationE-Learning in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Region
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages23
ISBN (Electronic)9783319689999
ISBN (Print)9783319689982
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes

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  • Distance learning
  • E-learning
  • Education
  • ICT
  • Internet
  • Israel
  • Web-based learning


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