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  1. Introduction
  2. The Profile of the Carrefour Group
    1. Background
    2. Key figures
    3. Signs of the Carrefour Group
    4. International Development and Geographic Locations
  3. Business strategies of Carrefour
    1. The evolving strategy of Carrefour
    2. The different forms of distribution
  4. Carrefour and internationalization
    1. Internationalization, a growth mode
    2. The choice of locations and different implementation strategies of the group
  5. Conclusion

The concept of E-learning or distance education has been around for a few years now. This novel method of training has been made possible using modern Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Indeed, for several years, Information and Communication Technologies has not only served as a new tool, a new media, but also as a means of opening up resources around the world.

But what is E-learning? When was it born? How does this new mode of training operate? What is its place in the world? We will try to answer these questions through this study. After defining E-learning, we will see how it poses advantages as well as disadvantages for its users.

Then we will examine how it has evolved and the position it occupies in contemporary society. We will then put forward the different aspects of this training mode and we will conclude with a concrete example to capture the significance of this concept for a company.

E-learning is to use the resources of the computer and the Internet to acquire remote knowledge. This is indeed a process of distance learning based on multimedia resources, which allows one or more persons to learn from a computer at any time and from anywhere. The multimedia used can combine text, graphics in 2D or 3D, sound, image, animation and even video.

The implementation of E-learning can not pass the media and various applications: virtual classrooms via video conference of E-learning; assessment centers of E-learning remote diagnostic tools; virtual campuses or universities that are all enterprise platforms of E-learning; software with more of a discount via the Internet; Television and Kiosk; the tools for collaboration and interaction (chat room, forum, chat etc)

E-learning is software whose primary purpose is to spread distance learning content, individualized learning paths and monitoring of learners. Mostly from the U.S. as they were part of a logic of self-study and to reduce distribution costs of training.

INTERWISE with Millennium: They offer lectures on Web conference with the opportunity to develop collaborative work; M2S: they produce and disseminate training materials; SmartForce: it is a platform for Irish offer tutorials and training.

Today, the goal of e-learning is to reduce the time of face, that is to say when people are grouped to form with the guardian in the same place and same time. It can encompass different facets.

Training exclusively online (no tutoring): This type of training is close to the service provided by a CD or a training video as the learner uses it independently and without outside help. The learner does not have much interest in relation to lectures, so this point of view will not be developed further.

Tags: E-learning, definition of e-learning, overview of e-learning

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