From the category archives:

Distance Learning

The Critical Elements of Implementing Learning and Training Programs

by Charlie Gillette on February 29, 2012

Kevin Costner was told in Field of Dreams, “build it and they will come”. This mindset may work for an Iowa corn farmer and a baseball team, but it will NOT work for Learning and Training Programs.

Improving On-The-Job Training with LMS and e-Learning Tools

by Mary Polley-Berte on May 29, 2009

Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and e-Learning authoring tools can help with all parts of on-the-job training. Depending on your organization’s needs, you can use an LMS to track and manage one or more parts of the OJT process.

The Online “Training” Myth

by Patrick T. Malone on March 5, 2009

Online “training” is acceptable and even preferred when the desired outcome is to educate.
Doing the real training is required and perfectly feasible, even with large groups of people when the desired outcome is acquiring skill and proficiency.

Is it Really Interactive?

by Doug Wieringa on December 3, 2008

Mouse clicks do not always mean interactions. Engaging users in a meaningful way can prove to be a lot more effective towards the user experience and, therefore, content can be more easily understood.

Ready for Online Distance Education? Read These 10 Rules First

by Mary Jackson on October 3, 2008

Thinking of online distance education? There are 10 rules you should probably consider.

Which Type of Education is Better: Online or Traditional?

by Harris Jhosta on October 3, 2008

With the rise in the popularity of the internet over the last ten years, the world we live in has been redefined many times. Many of the things that we used to take for granted have completely changed.

Why Are More Adults Turning to Online Education?

by Harris Jhosta on October 3, 2008

Over the last few years, online education has become a very popular concept. There are literally thousands of adults who have chosen to improve their lives by turning to online education.

Career Training for Older Women

by Susan West on October 3, 2008

The world is a different place now and if you are an older woman seeking new career training, you are in a position to take advantage of all the career training options available.

Education For The 21st Century: Distance Learning

by John Chaplin on October 3, 2008

Distance learning involves participation in classes and academic coursework when one lives and works in a location that is far removed from the school which is offering the course in which you are enrolled. Computer technology makes all of this possible – and the Internet serves as the ‘channel’ of communication and information exchange.