Justification for Virtual Learning Environment

Institutions of higher and further education use VLEs in order to:
    Economize on the time of teaching staff, and the cost of instruction.

    Facilitate the presentation of online learning by instructors without web authoring experience.

    Provide students instruction in a flexible manner to students with varying time and location constraints.

    Provide instruction in a manner familiar to the current web-oriented generation of students.

    Facilitate the networking of instruction between different campuses or even colleges.

    Provide for the reuse of common material among different courses.

    Provide automatic integration of the results of student learning into campus information systems.