New to e-learning?
Are you new to e-learning? Want to know more about e-learning? Or, perhaps you're looking to implement e-learning in your organisation but don't know where to start? If any of these apply, then you've come to the right place!
What is e-learning?
Put simply, the definition of e-learning is training delivered via digital technology in order to help us learn. It's used by a reported 78% of organisations (source: CiPD) in the corporate environment to help people do their jobs better, improve performance and ultimately drive towards achieving common business goals. It's also used in education, the armed forces and many other sectors.
Types of e-learning
E-learning has many guises, and this is often where the confusion comes in. In fact many of us have completed e-learning at some point in our lives even if we're unaware of it. Types of e-learning include: online courses and campaigns, live online training/virtual classrooms, blended learning, learning via mobile devices and smartphones, social media for learning, video and podcasts. E-learning can cover many business areas from compliance subjects such as health and safety to performance support essentials such as customer service.
When properly implemented e-learning is a proven, highly effective method of delivering workplace training and enabling learning. There is a great opportunity to leap frog other organisations on the e-learning curve by learning from past mistakes, success stories and applying best practice. E-learning and learning technologies are no longer seen as just the cheaper alternative they are instead a key business strategy for effective learning and performance in the workplace.
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