According to the 2021 Workplace Learning Report, 59% of L&D pros identified upskilling and reskilling as their top priority in 2021 to ensure their employees gain additional skills and be better equipped to do their job. 79% of organizations shared they will continue to shift budgets away from instructor-led training (ILT) to online learning. All this makes it crucial for organizations to rollout training at the speed of need so that employees are agile, productive, and satisfied – and rapid eLearning can help!
What is Rapid eLearning?
Rapid eLearning refers to the practice of rapidly designing and developing engaging online learning experiences, using authoring tools – with a focus on instructional design principles.
Rapid eLearning serves a variety of corporate training needs, including:
- Converting classroom material to eLearning, virtual instructor-led training (VILT), microlearning, and other online assets
- Making legacy courses mobile compatible
- Translating eLearning courses
Advantages of Rapid eLearning
E-Learning is flexible in terms of time and place. Custom eLearning projects take several months to design and develop whereas, rapid eLearning makes it possible to design, develop, and rollout courses within weeks without compromising the quality.
A lot of care is taken to ensure rapid eLearning courses are instructionally sound.
- Primary content is analyzed to set performance-based learning objectives aligned to business goals.
- A prototype is designed for stakeholders to get a feel of the course and provide feedback early on.
- Content and assessments are designed according to adult learning principles.
- New-age strategies such as personalization, storytelling, and gamification are used to engage learners.
- Authoring tools are leveraged to use the in-built assets and templates.
Want to know how? Take a look at the video that introduces the 4 Rs of rapid eLearning.
Rapid eLearning meets all corporate training needs with scale, speed, and quality! And as shared, it helps design VILT, microlearning courses, and more. To learn more about how it does so, download the mini guide now!