History of ICT and E-Learning

Timeline created by juliodelahozm
  • 1450

    Printing press

    Printing press
    With this machine, you could print images or text on a base (fabric or paper).
  • Beginnings

    It was not a comfortable time or with the right materials to make the move to self study.
  • Telegraph invention

    Telegraph invention
    Essential disruptive tool for remote communication
  • Creation of the Morse code

    Creation of the Morse code
    It was a system in which letters and numbers were represented, by means of intermittent signals. It was created by Alfred Vail and Samuel Morse.
  • Emergence of distance education

    Emergence of distance education
    A shorthand system programmed by Isaac Pitman was very welcome. This was for exchanging postcards with students.
  • Founded institution by correspondence

    Founded institution by correspondence
    This institute for the teaching of foreign languages was created by Gustav Langenscheidt and Charles Toussaint.
  • Telephone creation

    Telephone creation
    Instrument created by Graham Bell which allows verbal communication at a distance
  • Radio creation

    Radio creation
    Instrument created by Guillermo Marconi that allowed the transmission of radio waves over long distances
  • Achievement that marked the history

    Achievement that marked the history
    A transatlantic communication was achieved through the radio, at a distance of approximately 3,200 kms
  • Norsk Correspondanse skole

    Norsk Correspondanse skole
    It was a Norwegian institution in charge of providing distance education services
  • TV creation

    TV creation
    Instrument created by John Logie which would be considered a relevant communication tool
  • Use of radio to teach

    Use of radio to teach
    Initiative led by the British BBC.
  • Electromagnetic computer creation

    Electromagnetic computer creation
    Instrument created in the United States, financed by IBM and carried out at Harvard University.
  • New stage

    New stage
    Thanks to the advent of informatics, advances in productivity of thousands of daily activities are achieved.
  • Arrival of the Internet

    Arrival of the Internet
    At first it was used for exclusive activities; but as time went by, it was opened to other types of activities.
  • ICTs

    The organizations began to give them the role and importance that these had and realized that the productivity and progress was better.
  • Commercial computer appearance

    Commercial computer appearance
    Made for all those people who need one in their homes. Over time, they were creating tools for education and as a means out the computer.
  • Establishment of the internet

    Establishment of the internet
    It becomes the mother network. It already works to find information of all kinds of of interest.
  • E-Learning / B-Learning / E-Training

    E-Learning / B-Learning / E-Training
    Tools in support of education, taking as a basis all the advances mentioned above. ICTs and the internet were fundamental pillars in these advances.
  • Web 2.0

    Web 2.0
    Creation of web sites, where interaction and collaborative work was sought. At this stage, users become content creators with dynamic pages.
  • Smartphones / M-Learning

    Smartphones / M-Learning
    Thanks to the appearance of smartphones, M-Learning was implemented. Given this advance, mobile devices were taken into account as a good tool to access educational content in an optimal way.
  • Smartphone APPs trend

    Smartphone APPs trend
    These applications vary in use and have become indispensable in the daily lives of users since their arrival.
  • Nowadays

    All the advances shown above are used, and work is done on future trends such as AI, big data, data mining, among others.