Impact of e-Learning in Further Education: Survey of scale and breadth

Peter Rudd, Sarah Golden, Tami McCrone, Matthew Walker

08 May 2006

Research report available to download from DFE

Research brief available to download from DFE

Whilst there is broad agreement that e-learning and the use of information and learning technologies (ILT) are both becoming more important in the further education (FE) sector, there is a shortage of empirical evidence regarding the impact of these processes and of variations across subject areas within FE colleges. It is in this context that the Department for Education and Skills commissioned NFER to assess the impact of e-learning, which includes any learning that involves the use of ICT, in FE. The research reflects post-16 lecturers' experiences of using e-learning to support the delivery of their courses.

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