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Definition of e-learning Is e-Learning Something Completely New? How your company might benefit from e-learning Different e-learning models Your employees and e-learning courses Is your company a good candidate for using e-Learning? E-learning as a business tool Company with a small budget and e-learning Classroom courses versus e-learning How Many Students are learning online? Web sites and e-learning
What is E-Learning? • E-learning (electronic learning)is a term covering a wide set of applications and processes, such as Web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. It includes the delivery of content mainly via Internet, but also can be via intranet/extranet (LAN/WAN), audio- and videotape, satellite broadcast, interactive TV, CD-ROM, and more.
What is E-Learning? • There many different terms which are used interchangeably: technology-based learning, technology-based training, computer-based training, computer-based learning, computer-based instruction, computer-based education, Web-based training, Internet-based training, Intranet-based training, distance education, distance learning, distance training.
E-Learning Models Technical Training—you can teach how to use Microsoft Access and Excel, or C++, or how to be a Linux System Administrator. This type of training can include: self-study parts, instructor-led parts, and simulation parts. Professional Skills Training—you can teach negotiating, running meetings,coaching, and team dynamics skills to students. This type of training can be self-study (for knowledge transfer) and instructor-led (for skills transfer).
E-Learning Models New-Job-Role Training—you can teach employees how to perform a new job role. New managers, “new hires” generally require new knowledge and new skills. It can be partly self-study and partly interactive where the students work with an instructor and/or with other students. “Update” Training– You can update employees who have already been trained on the latest state-of-the-art developments. It can be self-study or instructor-led. “Tip of the Iceberg” Training– when employee needs to know “a little” about a topic but doesn’t need to become an expert. For example, a technical employee can learn the basics of marketing, a project manager – the basics of database, etc. It can be self-study or instructor-led
Employeesand e-Learning Research shows that e-learning works just as well as classroom learning. Some employees may find it difficult to learn in e-learning environment. Some things can be more effective when done in a classroom environment. For example, lab exercises which need access to real hardware.
E-Learning as a Business Tool • Learning for learning's sake doesn’t happen in businesses. Your company is not the university environment, and e-learning training is mainly aimed to support the goals of your business; e-learning has to make your company more competitive
Summary E-learning is learning that uses computer technology, usually via the Internet. • E-learning enables employees to learn at their work/home computer without traveling to a classroom. • E-learning can be a scheduled session with an instructor or it can be an on-demand course. E-learning can help your business so that: • Employees can learn without traveling to class—you can save on travel costs. • Employees can learn at their convenience. • Employees can learn based on their learning styles.
Summary Research shows that e-learning works as well as classroom learning. It is safe to say that in 5-10 years all companies are good candidates for using e-learning. The cost of e-learning can vary widely. You could spend hundreds, or you could spend multimillions. The cost components for e-learning include the courseware, the course delivery expenses (including instructors), marketing/promotional communications with the students, administration and support expenses. The size and complexity of your training problem influencing your e-learning costs. You can’t avoid risk, but ROI lets you predict the risk.
References • “E-learning” online learning [U.S.] Mark. J. Rosenberg • module1 Miss maya