Technology has changed every aspect of our lives. With the advent of cheaper and more efficient options, its impact is only set to increase. Technology has also changed the learning and teaching process to a great extent.
Classrooms have always been the ultimate places for effective learning. Now with employees spread globally, the increasing need for multilingual and consistent training has reduced the feasibility of classroom training. Advancements in Internet technologies have reduced the attention spans of learners, further straining the traditional methods. To counter all this, the use of technology has become essential in the learning and teaching ecosphere. From laptops, to tablets, to smartphones, technology has altered the way we learn, and it is only going to influence us more as time passes.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then imagine how many words a motion picture is worth. Videos are crisp, engaging, and hold the attention of learners, unlike any other medium. Training videos make it possible to explore the great potential of digital spaces as well as promote user-centric learning. Videos can be easily incorporated in your existing e-learning program to greatly increase the impact of your course. One of the biggest advantages of using videos for training purposes is that they have the potential to make boring topics fun and also provide exposure to topics that can’t be taught in a classroom like, for e.g., operating complex machinery.
To increase revenues and stay competitive, companies keep introducing new products and services. In the rapidly evolving age of technology, this helps companies stay relevant and secure their future. For new products to work for the company, they have to be effectively marketed and sold. Sales training can be a major challenge for organizations, as it will directly reflect on the profitability of the company.
We live in a vast world – many different languages, customs, traditions, lifestyles, and mindsets. Businesses that are spread across countries are also spread across diverse cultures, with each culture having its own set of peculiarities. Although English is a global language and understood by most, different backgrounds can greatly impact the style in which people learn. An e-learning course designed without considering cultural sensitivities can leave users with unpleasant experiences such as the following: