E-Learning: Role and Opportunities in Adult Education

  • A. G. Marinelli
  • M. R. Di Renzo


The development and diffusion of e-learning tools and technology has deeply changed the opportunities for adult education. Originally, a great emphasis was placed on the methodological potentialities provided by the technology, considered as able to substitute other educational methods. Later, it emerged the need to analyze the technological opportunities of ICT in a multi-disciplinary setting, with the creation of educational strategies based on the integration of a wider range of available methodologies (the “blended” approach). This work tries to understand and analyze, by examining an actual case of adult education, the real advantages that e-learning can offer to those who participate in learning programs for the development of managerial skills.


Adult Education Technological Opportunity Educational Method Methodological Potentiality Distance Lesson 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Marinelli
    • 1
  • M. R. Di Renzo
    • 1
  1. 1.Università LUISS – Guido CarliRomaItaly

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