The demand for technology-enabled learning solutions is growing at a feverish pace. A study by Markets and Markets reveals the market for e-training resources is likely to touch the $446.85 billion mark by 2020, up from $150.23 billion in 2015, registering a compound annual growth rate of 24.4%.
Larry is the compliance training manager of a large, multinational consumer electronics company. Recently, his boss asked him to get the e-learning course on the firm’s Code of Conduct translated into 9 languages. Larry, in order to save precious training dollars, used Google Translate to complete the task. The result was a disaster. The translated content was full of lexical and grammatical mistakes.
Joe is an instructional designer, working with a large electronic goods manufacturer. Recently, he designed a web-based training (WBT) module for the company’s service staff. The online learning module was highly interactive and contained stunning animations. Joe was confident that the technology-enabled learning material would be a grand success. But, he was disappointed when his boss told him that the e-learning module received poor response.
We live in a multi-device world. A study by Google revealed 98% of Internet users switch between devices with varying screen sizes in a single day. The phenomenal growth in the use of multiple devices to access the Internet is compelling organizations to make their online content responsive i.e., adapt to screens of various sizes, and e-learning courses are no exception.
For years, companies held seminars and conferences to train staff and customers on their products. These learning sessions were popular and effective. However, with the advent of the digital age, many organizations have begun using webinars to deliver their learning content. According to a study by the Content Marketing Institute, more than 60% of companies use webinars for marketing purposes.
Blending classroom and online training formats is inarguably the best way to train your people – you can make the training highly flexible, while retaining the much-needed human touch.
How can you formulate an effective blend of learning methodologies to train your people? What does it take to ensure your hybrid learning initiative is a big hit? Well, focus on the following five important aspects.
E-learning is ever evolving. The online learning format has a long history of embracing various developments in the IT sector, to deliver better learning experiences, and 2017 is going to be no different. Here are 4 trending technologies that will shape the world of web-based training in the new year.
E-learning is ever evolving. The online learning format has a long history of embracing various developments to deliver better learning experiences, and 2017 is going to be no different. Here are a few technology-enabled learning trends that will rock the corporate world the coming year.
The corporate training world is chanting the mobile learning mantra. The demand for mobile-compatible technology-enabled learning solutions is growing by leaps and bounds. Markets and Markets estimates that the global mobile learning market will grow from $7.98 billion in 2015 to $37.60 billion by 2020, registering a massive Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 36.3%.
E-learning development technologies are constantly evolving. Every year, several new authoring tools are released into the market, and 2016 was no exception. Many developers of rapid authoring software have released new products and upgraded their existing tools to meet the changing needs of the technology-enabled learning marketplace, during the course of the year. Today, we will look at three powerful e-learning authoring applications released in 2016 and examine how they help develop online courses better.