Apple is part of an e-learning group called the eLearning Industry Group that’s been formed to work with the European Commission and national governments to help academia and business take advantage of online learning tools, according to a
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The group’s mission is to promote the use of elearning in schools, universities, the workplace and homes.
Besides Apple, other founding members of the group are 3Com, Accenture, BT, Cisco, Digitalbrain, IBM, Intel, Line Communications, NIIT, Nokia, Online Courseware Factory, Sanoma WSOY, Sun, and Vivendi Universal Publishing. The eLearning Industry Group was created out of the May 2001 eLearning Summit.
“The industry group will provide advice to the European Commission and national governments across Europe in areas such as information technology and telecommunications infrastructure, open standards that facilitate the exchange of e-learning content, development of a sustainable market for e-learning content and development of crucial professional and personal skills,” the article adds.