E-learning is simply learning conducted via electronic media, typically on the Internet and we would be looking at some of the benefits of e learning in schools .
Who is using e-learning?
Primary, Secondary and higher institutions use e-learning to supplement normal lessons and to achieve blended learning. Many use it to deliver holiday lessons, do assignments, group work, etc. In fact, it’s applications are so versatile, we had to list it among the 5 current innovative school trends.
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Training institutes, Learning centers/Private Tutors
Organisations which offer short programs and courses are now enrolling a lot more learners using e-learning. With the right LMS, you even have the ability to simulate a whole interactive classroom online. The possibilities are wide!
Companies, now more than ever are using e-learning tools to deliver online training to their staff
- Lower cost
- It is faster
- More effective – higher retention
- Personalized and self-paced
- High capacity & easily scale-able
- For the sake of ‘Going paper-less’ (Why?)
But do you need it?
Hold up; before you run out and try to get yourself in on the e-learning action, you should decide if it’s really for you. It can be a bit confusing; even though e-learning is much cheaper to deliver than regular brick-and-mortar classroom teaching, developing it may be initially more expensive. Besides that, you’re not sure if you have the right audience for it yet. In Nigeria, your target audience/student base might not even have access to computers! It’s a classic short/long term conundrum.
After you give us a call, we’ll evaluate your needs and set up an LMS that is tailored to your content and target audience.
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