making e-learning work

by | Nov 14, 2007 | Articles

This article appeared in Learning Technologies Magazine in October and is very useful for any organisation looking to improve adoption of their technology assisted learning.

He looks at some of the advantages of e-learning but also why e-learning can suffer from considerable drop out rates.

He goes on to outline 10 practical hints on how to improve the performance of e-learning and encourage learners to complete their programmes.

Mark’s e-Learning Completion Top 10 is as follows and maps closely to the findings that other research has shown:

1. Link training to performance reviews

2. Make managers accountable

3. Provide accreditations

4. Set time limits

5. Track performance

6. Ensure content is relevant

7. Provide formal rewards

8. Create a social dimension to e-learning

9. Launch a communications campaign

10. Tell them it’s important!

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This article was originally created by the Work based e-learning project at e-skills UK and is reproduced with kind permission.

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