The online corporate training market is growing by 13% per year and is expected to keep this pace until 2017 . According to the 2014 Training Industry Report, 44% of US companies are planning to purchase online learning tools and systems and 41% intent to purchase a Learning Management System (LMS) .
A Learning Management System is a system for the administration, the tracking and the delivery of educational content and training programs within an organization. LMS are increasingly used in companies worldwide because they enable them to train efficiently their employees online.
We all have something to share. A project, a passion, an idea, or the knowledge and expertise we’ve gathered with the years.
Nowadays, in the digital era, it is easier than ever to spread our ideas and share them with the world. No need to wait months and many refusals to finally see our book edited or to spend thousands of dollars in promotion. Nowadays, anyone can share and spread ideas on social networks, blogs, websites, forums, etc. But how to monetize them? The answer is very simple: create online courses.
The global e-learning market is expected to reach $ 107 billion in 2015 . Millions of people are already regularly visiting e-learning platforms to learn new things. And the e-learning market is growing at a fast pace (five-year annual compound rate of 9.2% )… It is a golden opportunity for anyone who has ideas and knowledge to share. Don’t miss it, go digital!
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E-learning is becoming a popular solution for internal training in corporations. It saves time, money and encourages learning together. As a manager you might be asking: How do I create an e-learning strategy? What should I take into account?
We have identified four key elements to improve the experience of e-learning for both your organization and your employees.
1. Create visual and interactive course materials
No one likes learning through a dry text material. Insert pictures and videos in your course content and you can make corporate learning become an enjoyable experience. You can also integrate your content from any other educational applications you are using in order to create a complete learning experience.
2. Monitor and evaluate your employees
It’s important to evaluate your employees’ performance. Create tasks and submissions to be completed and monitor the progress. This way you can also create processes to reward your employees for high-quality performance. Creating incentives to activate learning is a great way to benefit both your organization and your employees.
3. Engage your employees
The importance of sharing knowledge is crucial if you want to create a learning organization. As a Human Resources Manager, create active discussions and seek for feedback. Ask the participants what they have learned and what areas need more focus. This way you can see how your employees are using the e-learning tool and what they are talking about.
4. Link the progress of your employees to LinkedIn
To increase the professional competency of your employees, consider adding LinkedIn to the learning process. You can set up different skills to be learned from a particular course and then share the information on LinkedIn. You can also hand out certificates to your employees to provide official material about their achievements.
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With an update, just released few minutes ago, instructors now can add a message to course invitations. It is enough to type a it just below list of participant’s email addressed on “Email invitations” and all students will get your instructions upon enrolling the course.
We have also made possible for educators to send a mass email to all course participants. It can be done via “Send message” button on course Participants screen. Please note that this feature is intended for one-way announcement from teacher. Course discussion board should be used for teacher/student discussions. Note: this feature is available only for E4B customers right now.
Another major improvement is seamless integration with Google Drive. If you store your course files online, with just one click they can be added to your course.
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