E-learning is the term used to describe teaching and learning resources that are deliverable electronically. Modern e-learning platforms offer multi-level, fully integrated distance education and interactive communication possibilities. It could include:
– Providing better accessibility to electronic information resources.
– A forum discussion about the materials for teachers and students.
– Digitised documents linked with the lessons.
– Tools to help in searching the collections (how to use a thesaurus, the methodology of research, how to apply historical criticism to digitised documents, etc.).
The aim is to explore the possibilities for digital guidance from an e-learning perspective within heritage institutions such as the Royal Library, the State Archives and the CegeSoma. Visitors could, for example, by means of a computer find out which works the institutions preserve, how best to prepare their visit, how they can carry out a search, …