There are a lot of ways to get learners to return to using the LMS and taking courses. Find out how your usage percentages can exceed your expectations.
70-20-10 was built upon a theory back in the eighties. Many people believe it still applies to online learning. I’m not one of them.
The data continues to pour in showing that e-learning is achieving better results than any other form of learning, especially instructor led. So why is is that the training community (and even education) as a whole is still ILT driven, especially with blended learning?
Many of us attend seminars and presentations that are boring, theory based and lack engagement. We sit in the back of the room, not paying attention or sitting by the doors, ready to bolt. Yet, we seem to have no issue with sticking it online, under the guide of effective learning.
There are two types of e-learning: Asynchronous Based Learning and Synchronous Based Learning. While one offers full interactivity and true adaptive learning wrapped in a non-linear approach, the other does not. So are they both really WBT? I say no.
E-Learning’s biggest challenge isn’t from outside, it is from within the training community. We have been led to believe that ILT reigns supreme and as a result, the adoption rates of e-learning are lower than expected. This from an industry (e-learning) that has been existence for more than 12 years.
With so many product out in the market, now more than ever, it is imperative to find solutions that are innovative and provide a rich feature set for their end users. These products hit the mark.
The premise of WBT courses is being morphed from its true premise of non-linear learning, where an end user can access anywhere, at any time, and as often as they want into a section or sub-section of a course, into a ILT approach, under the guise of online learning.
SCORM, SCORM 1.2, SCORM 2004, AICC what does it all mean? Better yet, what does it mean to YOU when trying to find that LMS or LCMS vendor? How do you know that they really know what they are talking about? I’ll provide you with some questions to ask your future to be LMS vendor to make sure you select the right one for your company!
99% of today’s web based training courses are nothing more than static content – text, with some photos or text with a video of someone talking next to it. End users get bored and rush through the course never to come back. You can make any topic fully interactive and engaging – so that your end users will comprehend, retain and synthesize the information. Best of all, you can do it at a low cost.