TY - CHAP A1 - Donika Valcheva A2 - Margarita Todorova ED1 - Elvis Pontes ED2 - Anderson Silva ED3 - Adilson Guelfi ED4 - Sérgio Takeo Kofuji Y1 - 2012-02-03 PY - 2012 T1 - Methods and Tools for Increasing the Effectiveness of E-Learning N2 - With the resources provided by communication technologies, E-learning has been employed in multiple universities, as well as in wide range of training centers and schools. This book presents a structured collection of chapters, dealing with the subject and stressing the importance of E-learning. It shows the evolution of E-learning, with discussion about tools, methodologies, improvements and new possibilities for long-distance learning. The book is divided into three sections and their respective chapters refer to three macro areas. The first section of the book covers methodologies and tools applied for E-learning, considering collaborative methodologies and specific environments. The second section is about E-learning assessment, highlighting studies about E-learning features and evaluations for different methodologies. The last section deals with the new developments in E-learning, emphasizing subjects like knowledge building in virtual environments, new proposals for architectures in tutoring systems, and case studies. BT - Methodologies, Tools and New Developments for E-Learning SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/28615 DO - 10.5772/28615 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-20 ER -