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Issue No.06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol.13)
pp: 16-21
Alan D. Carswell , University of Maryland University College
Irena Bojanova , University of Maryland University College
ABSTRACT
<p>IT is rapidly evolving, and IT professionals must continuously upgrade their skills to remain current. E-learning can help by providing continuing education in a convenient manner, as evidenced by academic programs at the University of Maryland University College.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Keywords: Continuing education, distance education, e-learning, information technology, professional development
CITATION
Alan D. Carswell, Irena Bojanova, "E-Learning for IT Professionals: The UMUC Experience", IT Professional, vol.13, no. 6, pp. 16-21, Nov.-Dec. 2011, doi:10.1109/MITP.2011.97
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