Whether you’re delivering training in the private sector and being judged on the quality of your learning by your stakeholders, or in the public sector, with the quality of your learning being reviewed under the Common Inspection Framework (CIF), by Ofsted, the key for both designers, deliverers and training departments and companies as a whole, is to make sure that the quality of their training is of the highest standard. Quality can only be built, maintained and improved by having quality measures, assessment and reviews in place to embed a culture of continuous improvement.
E-learning has revolutionised training over the recent past. No more so than within the larger Corporates and also the public sector. As early adopters of this new technology, with the global downtown being a catalyst, businesses have leveraged online learning technologies to save money in their training budget, whilst enhancing the learning experience for their staff. It’s given learners greater flexibility to learn and given them a new dimension for learning. Is it time for more SMEs to reap those same rewards?
How do you decide whether something you’re reading online could be categorised as simply e-information rather than e-learning and what is the difference?
With the rise of the online platform on which to access information, some knowledge transfer, that may have traditionally taken place face to face or by Distance Learning in a workbook format, suddenly became accessible in an online medium instead. This platform, because of it’s ease of accessibility, suddenly saw a huge rise in its’ use for learning interventions. Businesses started transferring some of its’ course content online and calling it e-learning. How many of the training practitioners or e-learning companies, had first up-skilled themselves with the skills to develop e-learning as opposed to simply providing information in an online format?