The role of internet in education in Bangladesh
Siyad, Abdifitah Mohamud
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The rapid changing of life requires a support for continuous learning and ongoing creation of new ideas and skills The life‐long education is becoming a necessity in tomorrow’s world Thanks to Internet the education process changed significantly in last two decades E‐learning becomes important source of knowledge for lifelong learners as well as full‐time students The paper presents different definitions of e‐learning, which are changing by development of technologies through the years although learning resources are often considered as key intellectual property in a competitive higher education world more and more institutions and individuals are sharing their digital learning resources over the Internet openly and for free as Open Educational Resources (OER). The concept of using the educational resources has changed significantly in last decade. The development led from free content that one can individually teach himself to social learning where users have the possibility of mutual communication and exchange of opinions linking databases of resources which will allow the user to use the information adapted to his previous knowledge is expected in the near future The research touches also the quality of educational materials and the problem which appears because a lot of the materials are pedagogically inadequately prepared. There are also several good practices of OER, ideas and existing initiatives presented.