The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal

Vilte Gridasova, Alina Ivanovaite, Philippos Pouyioutas

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Abstract

This paper presents the pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-Learning Portal. The portal provides on-line e-learning material for English learning /teaching in the field of IT. This material has been designed particularly for IT specialists - both working professionals and students and English language tutors working with these specialists. The main aim of the material is to bridge the current gap in the English for Specific Purposes (ESP) IT-related materials and to facilitate the work of tutors, enhance self-study and encourage life-long learning. More specifically, the paper presents briefly the background of the portal development, the user needs analysis carried out in order to decide the functionality of the portal and the portal itself.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008
Pages123-127
Number of pages5
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Evente-Learning 2008, MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Duration: 22 Jul 200825 Jul 2008

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Othere-Learning 2008, MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdam
Period22/07/0825/07/08

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E-learning
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Keywords

  • E-learning
  • English for specific purposes

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Gridasova, V., Ivanovaite, A., & Pouyioutas, P. (2008). The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal. In MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008 (Vol. 2, pp. 123-127)
Gridasova, Vilte ; Ivanovaite, Alina ; Pouyioutas, Philippos. / The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal. MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008. Vol. 2 2008. pp. 123-127
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Gridasova, V, Ivanovaite, A & Pouyioutas, P 2008, The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal. in MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008. vol. 2, pp. 123-127, e-Learning 2008, MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 22/07/08.

The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal. / Gridasova, Vilte; Ivanovaite, Alina; Pouyioutas, Philippos.

MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008. Vol. 2 2008. p. 123-127.

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Gridasova V, Ivanovaite A, Pouyioutas P. The pilot implementation of the EIT (English for Information Technology) E-learning Portal. In MCCSIS'08 - IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems; Proceedings of e-Learning 2008. Vol. 2. 2008. p. 123-127