Do you really need e-learning for your employees?

E-learning is perceived as a competitive advantage for organizations, especially those that are multinational in nature and have a diverse workforce at different locations. Online education does have immense tangible and measurable benefits. But, blindly jumping into the bandwagon will not work. You need to gauge your requirement and plan your way forward. Use it only if you need it. Continue reading

2016 Top Workplace Training Stories

Over the past twelve months, eLeaP has posted on many subjects concerning workplace training, eLearning and mLearning. From time to time, we have also investigated breaking news stories and explored their impact on workplace training. This week’s end-of-year post recaps the year’s top stories in workplace training with an eye to analyzing how the will likely continue to effect workplace training over the coming twelve months. Continue reading

Virtual High Schools on the Rise

There is now a growing movement to offer high school programs in 100% or nearly 100% online formats. While this may sound like a bad idea, for many students, the format is highly appealing to teens but also holds the potential to support parents’ lifestyles too. First, today, most teens are already tech savvy, spend many hours online, and consider virtual friendships just as important as face-to-face ones. Second, for families on the move–and in a global economy, a growing number of families do cross borders on a regular basis–the development of robust virtual programs means that their children can now attend the same high school wherever their work takes them in the world. But how does a virtual high school work? Continue reading

How to make the best of e-learning with a limited budget

What do you do when you prefer e-learning for your employees but have a limited budget? Well, you stick to your choice, of course! Yes, it is possible to develop e-learning on a limited budget. We must realize that an astute business sense is not just about finding the least expensive way of doing things, but about using existing resources in the best possible manner. With the right tools and talent, you can create an awesome learning experience for your employees, without having to invest a fortune. Continue reading

Leap ahead with eLeaP Learning Management System – LMS

Here are some facts to ponder.

96% of users admit that their LMS affects their ability to track learner progress, positively.

55% of LMS users use a cloud-based system for advantages of faster implementation, and the ability to access the system remotely.

Only 9% of users say that their organization accesses its LMS with a smartphone.

The market for LMS software will reach $11 billion globally by 2020 Continue reading

Six Technological Trends That Can Help You Design Awesome E-learning Courses

Today, approximately forty-five percent of the population worldwide have access to the Internet, according to a report published by Internet Live Stats. Technology is making a positive impact on the way people learn. Learners can access training anytime and anywhere. Educational institutions and corporations are opting for online learning instead of physical classroom training. The bottom line is that technology can help you design learning that is more engaging and cost effective. Continue reading

E-Learning is Making Inroads in the Corporate World in the USA

E-learning refers to web-based learning. In the last decade, e-learning has enjoyed unparalleled growth, and the trend is expected to continue. The growth is not just dependent on the adult training industry. In the K12 arena too, online education is gaining popularity in leaps and bounds. But the growth mostly comes from large corporations that have realized the value of online education for their employees and are embracing it for its low cost and high result aspect. Continue reading

Supporting Older Workers with eLearning

There is ample evidence to support the conclusion that older workers have much to contribute to any workforce. Their experience, wisdom, communication and interpersonal skills are readily needed. The challenge is that today many older workers are being asked to do their job in an entirely new context with entirely new tools. Since technology is often seen as an obstacle—the very thing that is preventing older workers from excelling—eLearning and mLearning are often overlooked as a solution. In fact, there’s growing evidence that using eLearning and mLearning to support older workers is an effective way to ensure they have the skills needed to stay in the workforce and keep up with their industrials changing technologies. Continue reading

3 Ways to Engage and Train Interns

Over the past decade, internships have continued to gain popularity. The National Association of College of Universities 2015 survey reported that over 60% of students now complete at least one internship while completing their degrees. While students often consider internships a great way to gain job skills while still in school, for employers, interns can pose notable challenges and even risks. Continue reading