Today, most organizations are adopting online learning technologies to train their workforce. According to the eLearning Market Trends and Forecast 2017-2021 report by Docebo, the size of the eLearning market was estimated to be over USD 165 Billion in 2015 and is likely to grow by 5% between 2016 and 2023, exceeding USD 240 Billion.
It is well-known that change is the only constant in the world of online training. Instructional designers (IDs) need to adapt their training strategies to match these trends. The personalization of learning, tendency toward creating ‘pull’ learning, and the increasing popularity of mobile learning are some trends impacting and influencing instructional designers.
E-learning has become the most preferred training delivery platform for organizations across the world. The corporate world is also witnessing tremendous technological advancements that aim at making learning delivery easier, accessible, and in tune with the sensibilities and preferences of today’s learners.
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.
There is little doubt e-learning is on a growth curve. Many companies are realizing the importance of training their employees continuously, if they have to stay ahead of competition. This has led to more companies adopting e-learning to train their employees. The advantages of using e-learning to train employees cannot be underestimated or ignored.
The way humans learn and develop has changed drastically; learners in 2016 are different to learners in 2005. A few years ago, e-learning was restricted ONLY to desktops, but with advancements in the world of e-learning, it has gradually shifted to smartphones and tablets. Finally, it has now evolved into multi-device learning and this continues to be a major, evolving trends as we move into 2016, and has influenced the way online learning is developed and delivered.
Radical developments in the sphere of learning technology have transformed the way companies train their workforce. These innovations have resulted in the development of new tools which opened new vistas in e-learning course development and delivery. It is important that you keep yourself up-to-date with the latest trends in e-learning design and development, so that your e-learning courses stay current.
Every year eLearning has always been attaining new heights, thanks to the advancements in technology that has been making eLearning contemporary to the contemporary learners. This year has been amazing for eLearners who could embrace the new trends in the industry. These trends have revolutionized the eLearning industry and has taken the learners by storm.