This book examines the key debates that have shaped that technological journey, from ancient to modern times. The e-Learning reader provides a scholarly collection of key texts which examine the concept and practice of e-learning in post-compulsory education. The book brings together a series of formative historical and recent articles which frame the debate on e-learning, drawing together new comments from leading experts in the field of e-learning. Technological advancements have revolutionised the field of learning in the past twenty years and are continuing to push the boundaries of institutions towards new forms of knowledge construction, social interaction and meaning making. This book examines the key debates that have shaped that technological journey, from ancient to modern times, and draws together meaningful articles to provide an expert guide for e-learning practitioners, research staff, students and industrial trainees.