e-Learning can be defined as ‘learning facilitated and supported through the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)’. It covers a wide spectrum of activities from the use of technology to support learning to learning that is delivered entirely online. Whatever the technology, however, learning is the vital element.

e-learning covers the use of computers and technology as a vehicle for knowledge exchange within teaching and learning between teacher and student. e-learning can be seen as an additional approach with which to support traditional teaching and learning.