Do you have a limited budget? Worried how to provide learners a wonderful e-learning experience? Having a limited budget doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the quality of learning. We can create effective and engaging e-learning courses within tight budgets.
Classroom trainings do have their charm. You get to meet peers, interact with them about challenges faced on the job, discuss politics and economy… There is a certain bonding that happens during in-person training sessions that online training or e-learning cannot match. Yet, companies are moving towards e-learning steadily. The entire training program is seldom moved online but the number of online training hours has been steadily increasing in organizations. According to ATD’s State of Industry 2015 report, about 41% of learning was delivered using technology; it was 38% in 2014 (a steady increase over the years). There are good reasons for this. Let’s see what they are.
When you need to train your employees on areas specific to your organization or topics unique to your company, customized e-learning is the solution. Custom e-learning modules are better than off-the – shelf courses which have generic content and don’t suit your specific training needs.
Over the years, e-learning has reinvented itself for contemporary audiences. From A-Z, the e-learning industry has a language all its own.
We have a darling in the eLearning industry – it’s called microlearning. It’s loved because it is powerful enough to overcome today’s training challenges that revolve around a young and dynamic workforce that we know have:
As we all know, PowerPoint is a popular teaching medium and Wright J (2009) rightly says, “PowerPoint is a convenient prop for poor speakers, it can reduce complicated messages to simple bullet points.”
Across the world, PowerPoint has made inroads into most corporate training programs. We often come across references such as ‘Death by PowerPoint’ and ‘PowerPoint Poisoning’, criticizing the bulleted lists and standardized, boring look of PowerPoint decks. These are critical and sarcastic terms for boring presentations overloaded with information, which bore and exhaust learners.
We all know that good project management is the key to the success of an outsourced e-learning initiative. Given this fact, how can you ensure that your online course development project is well managed? What does it take to create your web-based course without time and cost overruns? To find out, I talked to a project management expert at CommLab India, an organization that has been in the business of providing technology-enabled learning solutions since 2000. Rajesh is an e-learning veteran and has handled hundreds of online course development projects successfully. Here are excerpts of the interview.
It is well-said that the customer is the king of a business and that’s why it’s very important that we engage our customers effectively and make them aware of our products, services, and the benefits of using them. Customer training is essential for customer satisfaction and business growth. Organizations worldwide are increasingly investing resources to train their customers on their products and services.
Organizations the world over are adopting e-learning to train their workforce. Many of them are opting to outsource their e-learning design and development requirements to an offshore vendor.
Outsourcing your e-learning requirements brings you many benefits. An offshore company with expertise in e-learning development will give you instant access to a panel of experts who will help your e-learning initiative.
Game-based learning for safety training has reduced safety incidents and claim counts by 45%; shrinkage by 55% at Pep Boys, a retail chain.