Most of the organisations undervalue the amount of individuals, roles and things that are affected when online learning is familiarized.
An organisation has to zero in on the effort to put online learning into practice as the need of upgrading the expertise of working professionals — in their respective domains — is increasing more than ever. And e-learning is all the more important because investing much of your time and money in going back to brick-and-mortar institutes to obtain knowledge, a knowledge with no knowledge at all, is the dumbest idea I have ever heard.
I have been told to believe once that employees learn much of the technical know-hows at their desk. And if a short span of time could be isolated for learning from their daily work schedule then the hiatus between the knowledge gained from traditional institutes and the experience needed for workplace would have been bridged.
The hard fact is directors are sorely in need of experienced workforce. And to fill to the brim they are initiating e-learning facilities to their employees.
For an organisation to have the notion of implementing online learning as an essential part of the inclusive way out to upskill employees, there must be numerous advantages to be realised from this relatively new mode of learning.
Question – can a top-ranked student of computer science build a responsive website faster than an individual with hands-on experience in coding? You know your colleagues who are working on web development domain, right? Now tell me how many of them are from a technical background? A survey shows that a little less than 26% of individuals are drawing salary same or less than of what non-technical people with an online diploma are getting while working on same projects and platforms. Such is the magnitude of online learning.
Now that you get an idea of the importance of the implementation of e-Learning in organisations the most significant step towards infusing this way of learning is the ‘implementation’ itself.
Effective execution of ‘implementation’ is strongly associated with appropriate planning, development, arrangement and scheduling.
Setting a transparent objective. This surely is the foundation of the initiation of e-Learning and can be set by asking what to teach and why it is necessary?
Developing an effective structure to deliver hands-on experience comes next. Think how to pass on knowledge. Designing an operative structure is all the more important as this will ensure the availability of learning and learning environment.
Arranging and setting up a functional framework that powers collaborative learning experience is required as the content, program and module of e-Learning carries the velocity.
Offering a tailored schedule of learning is what making online learning off the wall and a working professionals ability to access his study in his comfort zone and time is what creating the opportunity to upskill and expand their capabilities.
Making e-Learning available to the advanced learners is paving the way of filling up job-exigency with skilled people. That being said some graphic challenges in the way of making e-Learning accessible to all can be seen. Lack of responsiveness of the e-Learning platform as a form of gaining knowledge is prevalent among them. Low adoption rate, lack of high-quality e-content are also depriving e-Learning to gain its space in learning ecosystem.
Author Bio -Melissa Spears is an educator and an online education enthusiast and writes articles on UK distance learning courses and issues, ideas, trends and development related to education.