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E-Learning Initiative Faces Derailment

December 24, 2009

The government plans to have digital devices replace books and blackboards in schools, a transition it claims will open a new chapter in education. However, the ambitious e-learning initiative appears to have been derailed from the start, with a problem that is less about technology than it is with content.

The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has spent 300 billion won (about $255 million) to install “electronic blackboards,” or interactive monitors for showing electronic content, in 256 middle and high schools across the country.

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