The virtual classroom is the average internet browsing through the, in which teachers and learners are carrying out activities that lead to learning (Horton, 2000). It reminds us that the virtual classroom should not be just a mechanism for distributing information, but should be a system where the activities involved in the process of learning can take place, so you must allow interactivity, communication, application of knowledge, assessment and classroom management. The virtual classrooms today are taking different shapes and sizes, and even called with different names. Some are closed systems in which the user and instructor of a class, you have to dump their contents and limited to options that were intended by the creators of virtual space to develop its course. Others extend the length and breadth of the network using the hypertext as its best ally for students to stop and visit or meet other online resources related to the class very interesting when we are told that the elements a virtual classroom are based on an adaptation of the traditional classroom to which are added technological advances accessible to most users, and in which factors such as communication replace face to face, by other elements. Basically the virtual classroom should contain the tools to: 1.
Information sharing, 2. Exchange of ideas and experiences, 3. Implementation and testing of learning, 4. Assessment of knowledge, 5. Security and reliability in the system. Very important when we are told that a virtual classroom should be the space where students can acquire knowledge, experience, apply, express, communicate, measure their achievements and know that the other side is the teacher, instructor or responsible for that class, that allows you to learn in an atmosphere of reliable, secure and free of risks.