In the world today, it is no longer news that there is a gap between the usual classroom learning and what learners actually want; if given a choice, learners would prefer mobile, relevant, personalized and self-paced content at a point of need. Whilst many want learning at a point of need, many learn in evenings and at weekends and on the way to or from work.
Ask yourself, as we race into the 21st century: do you have what it takes to compete and excel in the new economy?
Forward thinking organizations and individuals around the world are jumping on the e-learning bandwagon through certificate courses and certification programmes. Don’t be left behind because you lack the skills and knowledge necessary to keep up. Millions of learners and hundreds of thousands of organizations have taken steps towards their dreams through various e-learning pathways. Don’t be left out in the new dispensation.
Many have asked us to provide cogent and convincing reasons why they should invest in online learning programmes. Here is our expert opinion on the value of e learning drawn from our years of experience in the sector.
The following are the clear evidence of what eLearning brings when compared to the traditional mode of classroom learning.
At a time when change is faster than ever, a key advantage of eLearning is that it has quicker delivery cycle times than traditional classroom-based instruction. In fact, research indicates that eLearning reduces learning time by at least 25 to 60 percent when compared to traditional learning. ELearning cuts down on the training time required because of the following:
- Learning is self-paced and gives students a chance to speed up or slow down as necessary
- no travel time is needed to get to and from training events
It’s more affordable
There are the immediate cost-effective gains of eLearning in terms of reducing training time as well as savings in terms of fees for trainers, cost of course materials, travel and accommodation, tuition, food, etc.
Its just Convenient
- Courses are accessible on your own timing. Courses are available 24/7.
- Online learning does not require physical attendance.
- Freedom to study at home, work, on the road or where ever you wish.
- Read materials online or download them for reading later.
Its extremely flexible
- Online learning accommodates your preferences and needs – it’s student-centered
- You can choose instructor-led or self-study courses
- Skip over material you already know and focus on topics you’d like to learn
Online learning will draw you to topics you like and enjoy. Studies show that because of this and the variety of delivery methods used to reach different types of learners, retention is frequently better than in a traditional classroom.
The global learning community is at your fingertips with online learning. The technologies used give online instructional designers the ability to build in tools that take you to resources you may never see in a traditional classroom.
This write up is to enlighten our readers on the value you can actually get from online courses, you will be hearing a lot more about online courses and online certifications from us soon. “Remember everything these days is going digital” Stay Connected
Bi Empowerment Team