We’re nearing the end of 2017, a year that brought quite a lot of exciting and new trends in the tech industry. Some of those trends made a gigantic impact on how we perceive the e-learning world, which is facing an online learning ecosystem’s shift towards flagship level smartphone devices as the main means of accessing a particular e-learning platform.
What we’re talking about is a shift in focus towards those beautiful, 5-inch touchscreen devices, meaning all e-learning platforms are going for a responsive design, which has been a trend for the last 2-3 years.
With that in mind, it’s pretty obvious that there is a good number of companies ready to invest more resources into e-learning management systems for their own workforce. One interesting fact about this is that we also know that approximately 65% of all US companies offer those online professional development courses, which serve solely to create employees who are better trained and better prepared for all types of business-related situations. In addition to that, 67% of companies offer the opportunity to learn via smartphones.
When compared to classical employee training, companies have a habit of spending a lot more resources, such as money, used to organize the entire training process, HR time, as well as employee time.
Online learning is there to solve a few problems that arise when investing too much money and time for traditional employee learning. It helps mostly because of the fact that there are online courses available to everyone on the planet at any given time, meaning those employees (and every other human being) can learn new things whenever they wish to do so. Every employee also gets access to the exact same learning materials. Lastly and logically, all employees can learn at their own pace, which is very important when speaking about the flexibility a company provides. All in all, by implementing e-learning processes, any company can save a ton of money, because e-learning is quite affordable these days. Courses come as low as $10!
In the year 2018, all big companies should consider reworking on their educational approach and using these e-learning trends to their full extent, as doing so is proven to lead to (overall) better employees and lower hiring costs.
With the growth of the Internet community, access to knowledge has become available to everyone on the planet. Something people learn in high school or at an international college may already be completely changed from the core. This raises a question: How can we overcome this irrelevancy of information?
Overcoming this is very easy and straightforward: never stop learning. A mindset eager to pick up new skills at all times is all people need to truly work on their personal growth and development. E-learning platforms are picking up the pace when it comes to helping broader community learning new things and Zeqr, the knowledge sharing platform is following that trend. That’s why we have prepared this wonderful infographic about the latest trends regarding e-learning.
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