With more organizations adopting e-learning to train their employees, they are looking at converting their classroom training into e-learning, and why not? Classroom training material provide them a repertoire of raw material for e-learning and the already available PPTs ensure that they do not have to start from scratch. So, is the conversion as easy as it sounds? Not really. There are intrinsic differences in terms of instruction methods, instructor-learner interaction and the interactivities.
Classroom training is a very effective method to train employees. However, now with employees spread globally, the need for multilingual and consistent training has reduced the feasibility of classroom training.
We have been observing significant changes in corporate training over the last decade. The introduction of eLearning is the main reason behind this. Flipped classrooms have turned the traditional classroom learning process upside down. Online learning and classroom discussions can be bundled in a flipped classroom.
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.
Do you wish to train your geographically dispersed workforce through eLearning? Do you want to reduce the expenditure incurred on travel of your staffers to attend training sessions and save time, using e-Learning? Do you want your learners to retain the effectiveness of Instructor-led Training (ILT)? Do you wish to incorporate the benefits of eLearning and classroom training? Then here are four ways to integrate e-Learning into classroom training.
Do classroom training and eLearning exist in two different silos? Absolutely not. Classroom training and eLearning are two different training media that are used to achieve the same objective – equip the learner with the needed knowledge and skills in an effective manner. By blending classroom training with the digital training medium, organizations can deliver first-rate training to their staff members at low cost.
When it comes to convincing your boss about anything, most people get the shivers down their spine! And when you’re trying to convince him about adopting eLearning, then you need to bring on your best game plan to persuade him. This may be hard, but is very possible. All you need to do is speak his language and you will have him onboard in no time.
Training needs are ever-changing in today’s corporate scenario. What is new today will be old tomorrow. With increasing number of organizations laying emphasis on training, it is important to consider the most effective and best options out there.
Most organizations do not know how to impart effective training, and hence are losing out to the competitors. If you see any of these 4 signs in your organization, then it is time to knock on the eLearning door.
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Off late turning classroom teaching into eLearning is the latest fad. Training managers have realized that opting for eLearning is not only cost effective but also less time consuming. Now-a-days, converting instructor led training (ILT) into eLearning is simple. However creating the same classroom-like atmosphere can be quite challenging. One such area is replicating classroom activities in an eLearning course.