Back to school with e-learning books from Packt Publishing
With the number of online courses growing and the increasing internationalisation of many undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, e-learning has become an established part of most academic institutions. And what used to be the domain of systems administrators and the institutions specialist computer teams has now branched out to teachers and professors. With books and eBooks for both administrators and teachers alike on subjects from theme design and security to special education, history and maths lessons, Packt has got it published.
Packt began publishing e-learning books in 2006 with the launch of William Rice’s lauded Moodle E-Learning Course Development. This became a unique book on the subject as Packt donated a percentage of its sales direct to the open source Moodle project. This is a promise that Packt has continued to make for each of its books, not only on Moodle, but every open source title it publishes. To date Packt has paid Open Source projects over $300,000.
In July, Packt launched its E-learning books subscription on PacktLib, its digital book library. This contains all E-learning books and eBooks it has published to date. For a one-off payment, subscribers can access every book Packt has published, and will continue to publish, for a 12-month period. PacktLib is hosted in the cloud and can be accessed from any browser connected to the Internet.
Visit Packt’s website to view all of its e-learning books and eBooks or PacktLib for its E-learning books subscription.
Packt is a modern publishing company, producing cutting-edge books and eBooks for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike. Packt, pronounced Packed, published its first book Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management in April 2004 and has continued to produce highly specialized books on understanding and applying IT technologies.
Our books, eBooks and articles share the experiences of your fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today's systems, applications, and frameworks. Our solutions-based books and eBooks give you the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies you're using to get the job done. Packt books are more specific and less general than the IT books you have seen in the past. Our unique business model allows us to bring you more focused information, giving you more of what you need to know, and less of what you don't.
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