Most people are familiar with the term eLearning. It’s no new, and is often used as an element of a blended learning programme. It can be used to describe any training, courseware, guided learning reference material or assessment that is accessed electronically via a computer or mobile device. This could be in the form of a virtual classroom, an online module, assessment or a discussion and is based upon the premise that it is easily flexible and accessible and provides on-demand training and support.
Who uses it?
All kinds of organisations use eLearning, from private sector to non-profit , governments and educational institutions through to global companies. Check out how Delta KN use eLearning to deliver high quality training worldwide.
Why is it a preferred method of delivery?
Save time and money on training and travel costs
Reach geographically dispersed groups
Provide ‘anywhere, anytime’ learning
Provide consistency and keep staff compliant with regulations
Improve productivity and effectiveness
What type of training is delivered?
Introductory / orientation training
Promotion of products and services
Support for organisational initiatives
Training to geographically spread out personnel Standardised training/knowledge
What are the advantages?
Access to learning whenever and wherever it’s needed
Flexibility to learn at the learners pace
Content that appropriate for the individual – such as new starters and experienced staff
Easy access – for learning across multiple locations
Ease and convenience of learning
Clear validation to identify additional training needs
Provides a consistent approach - not reliant on the skills and knowledge of a trainer
What should I consider?
Use LMS software or a training management system to deliver eLearning
Ensure the user interface or user portal is responsive across all devices including mobile and tablet.
Ensure the interface offers high quality reporting and is capable of supporting multiple languages.