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Table 1 Definitions of key terms in technology-enabled dementia education

From: Establishing the effectiveness of technology-enabled dementia education for health and social care practitioners: a systematic review

Term Definition
TEDE A collection of methods that use the application of some form of digital technology for teaching and/or learning in the dementia education context.
E-learning Learning via any electronic medium. E-learning refers to the application of information communication technology in its widest sense to support and improve the learning experience. Online and non-networked computer-based learning are subsets of e-learning.
Online learning Online learning refers to any e-learning that is conducted online. Internet-based learning and web-based learning are subsets of online learning. The terms are often used interchangeably.
Computer-based learning This is a non-networked approach for e-learning that emphasises the use of a computer (or computerised device) as the delivery platform.
Blended learning A mixed mode of delivery combining face-to-face learning with e-learning techniques. It is especially relevant to introducing elements of flexibility into traditional courses.
  1. The definitions were formulated for the review context and adapted from relevant sources [19,20,21]
  2. TEDE Technology-enabled dementia education