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E-Learning Contributing to Global Social Capital Development
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, University of Houston, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Las Vegas, NV, USA ISBN 978-1-939797-05-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

E-learning is not only a channel for knowledge dissemination but more importantly it provides a very unique environment that brings educators and learners together from all over the world and creates a global socio-cultural phenomena. In e-learning community, people interact and collaborate with each other, establish community norms and values, share resources and build trustful relationship, which are the core value of social capital. This paper will focus on the possibilities of e-learning’s contribution to the global social capital development and discuss following topics: 1) create a dynamic global socio-cultural e-learning environment with equality; 2) promote social learning for education renovation; and 3) develop social capital through e-learning to benefit mankind.

Citation

Liu, Y. (2013). E-Learning Contributing to Global Social Capital Development. In T. Bastiaens & G. Marks (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2013--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 149-155). Las Vegas, NV, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 18, 2019 from .

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