Here are our favourite stories and blog posts from around the web.
More organizations are using e-learning, claims study – Virtual College
“In a survey of 600 international organisations involved in the learning and development of its staff, distance courses provided through e-learning accounted for 89 per cent of the top technologies used by companies, according to the 2011 benchmark study by Towards Maturity”.
Create Interactive and Engaging Learning in a MultiGenerational Workforce – Chief Learning Officer
“By recognizing how different generations of workers accept recognition and reward, learning leaders can better implant learning programs that improve success”.
E-learners perform better, study finds – Virtual College
“Students perform better in online courses, a new study has shown.
Despite the constant distractions of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, as well as emails, online news and e-shopping, the online method of learning seems to be something that keeps a student’s attention.
Researchers have found that pupils using e-learning platforms are maintaining their grades or even exceeding their predictions through the flexible, easy access learning”.
Dear Companies, You Should Start Using Mobile Devices as Training Tools For Your Employees – Business Insider
“People are the often referred to as the most valuable asset any company has, but they also represent one of the greatest costs. Beyond the basic taxes, insurance subsidies and countless other expenses a company incurs on behalf of its employees, there’s still the cost of training and equipping that employee”.
Technology, just makes us all busier – the guardian
A fun reflection of how technology has impacted our lives and schedules over time.
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