2017 eLearning Trends: Student-Driven Learning

Ask any educator and they will tell you, learning is not a one-size fits all experience. Some people learn best when they are alone and hunkered down in a library with a stack of books. Other people learn best when working as part of a team. Some people learn by repeating skills over and over again and others only need to encounter a new skill or concept once or twice before they are up and running. In traditional classrooms and workshop settings, developing learning experiences for everyone can be a major challenge. While one can try to incorporate different Continue reading

2017 eLearning Trends: Micro Learning

Micro Learning is a term that has now been around for at least a few years, but it is also one expected to gain ground in 2017. The concept is generally used to describe any type of learning, but especially eLearning, that breaks down the learning experience into small and easily consumable bits. Download our free presentation on MicrolearningHow to make a long story short. A piece of information that can be conveyed in a minute-long video or a new skill that can be acquired by playing an interactive game for just a few minutes would both be examples of micro learning. In this post, we explore what micro learning is, why it is become more popular, and how it is expected to impact eLearning in 2017. Continue reading

Make Training More Accessible with eLearning

Every year, more people with disabilities enter the workplace, but this is not a surprise. After many years of lobbying, the U.S. school system is finally making modest progress. More students with disabilities are now graduating from high school and college than ever before. There is still more work to be done, but the trend is moving in the right direction, and this means that more people with disabilities are also now on the job market and in the workforce. Of course, this means rethinking how we deliver workplace training too. As it turns out, eLearning is the most affordable and effective way to develop training courses that are accessible to every employee. Continue reading

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