Countless reports & Surveys, have shown that E-Learning industry
isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, an increasing number of
individuals, corporations, and institutions are turning to E-Learning as
they recognize its effectiveness and its convenience.
So what are the Advantages of E-Learning over Traditional Instructor Lead Training?
Learn at your own pace
A big advantage to business is the ability to provide training for staff that doesn’t require them to take the day out of the office with subsequent loss of productivity. The advantage to the learner is that they can take the training at a time that suits them and when they are most receptive to the learning.
You can also go back through the learning in a structured manner and have
the time to cover issues or aspects of the learning that may be causing
problems or that need further study.
Cost savings on all parts
It can be proven that eLearning is more cost effective to deliver that say classroom based learning.
Where there is a definable clear training programme eLearning works out a a lot cheaper especially in large organisations. Many businesses and organisations have done cost benefit review on their training in the last number of years and eLearning has shown to be more costs effective.
There are substantial savings made in training areas such as travel to from training, slow training delivery due to problem with slow learners, Less time wasted on social interaction. A business can save between 50-70% when replacing instructor-led training with elearning delivery.
More effective learning
It has been found that technology based training or eLearning allows training to be catered for various learning styles within an organisation or business. We see that learning most suited to e-learning conversion includes information and knowledge, and processes and procedures.
With eLearning we get a mix of styles with audio/video tutorials, online simulations, written manuals and practice tests. knowledge and skills are reinforced as course content can be retaken at any time allowing for practice and retention.
Not as intimidating as classroom learning
Many people find it uncomfortable and intimidating when attending a classroom based training course.
This can be a issue with more mature learners especially if it has been some time since they last entered a classroom. E-learning removes this issue and allows you to take a training course in your own time and at your own pace.
Access to learning
With the huge growth in Internet access and improvement in download speeds the case for using eLearning has been made more popular. We have a more IT literate workforce who have access to varied computing devices such as PCs, laptops and tablets. With all these in place we now have 24/7 access to elearning courses and this allows a business distribute training across many business locations. We now can access learning at our home or office giving us flexibility and convenience.
Some key E learning statistics:
- The online corporate Training market is expected to grow by 13% per year up to 2017. Today, 77% of USA companies offer online corporate training to improve the professional development of their employees.
- E-Learning can increase knowledge retention by 25% to 60%.
- Business can save between 50% and 70% when they replace instructor-based training with eLearning
- E-Learning takes half the time of classroom training.
We can see from the above statistics that the growth in E-Learning is on an upward trend and is a serious option to consider when looking at your business and personal training needs in the future.
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“E-learning is a more Cost effective & Flexible Training Solution for your Business”