Most administrators think that online training is the easy solution to training workers who live and work in remote rural locations. These tips will help your distance learning program a bigger success.
With the right team in place, your organization can establish and a successful e-learning program that meets the needs of your learners.
When I reflect on our most successful online training projects, I see patterns. The same reasons for shifting from live training to e-learning appear again and again. I've never formally made a list, but it turns out someone else has.
In the 2013-14 Towards Maturity Benchmark report based on their annual benchmarking survey, the "key business drivers for implementation of learning technologies" line up almost exactly with the reasons for setting up an online training project.
It's a common misconception that each online course is the same as the one before it. Courses are made up of people, and everyone is different. Your program and your facilitator have to adapt each training session to fit the people in it if you hope to succeed. These are seven common hurdles in online programs and some easy solutions.