2009 年 29 巻 4 号 p. 3-11
E-Learning, including distance education and blended learning is popular in universities in foreign countries. But e-learning is not so much popular in Japan. Regardless the call from Japanese government, usage of e-learning is still limited. Some employment of blended learning is all that we have. Because of the popularity in abroad, research about e-learning is so active. However, the research results have not been introduced into Japanese academic societies. This article tries to introduce and summarize some research articles published in abroad on a simple conceptual model which focuses to educational performance. It provides a survey research framework of e-learning.