Online learning system operates via a computer and web browser. Some of the other terms used are eLearning, mlearning, computer based training and distance education.
Online training programs involve creating learning content on Powerpoint presentations, interactive content, audio/video. These topics are made into a single courseware and uploaded into a Learning Management System like Litmos. An LMS is a system used to assign and deliver online courses.
Benefits of Online Learning
Reduced Training Spend: Reduces the training department costs and increases trainer productivity. According to a recent study by certifyme.net, many companies cut 50-70% in spend when they used online learning.
Increased Training Department Productivity: You can develop courses once and offer them multiple times to learners at their own pace via an LMS like Litmos. This gives more time for developmental activities thereby improving productivity.
Better Learner Performance: According to a 12-year meta-analysis research (U.S. Department of Education) published in June 2009, higher education students who learnt via online courses performed better than those who took up face-to-face courses.
Flexibility for Learners: Uses self-paced style of learning for students. The courses are available 24×7.
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