eLearning

Online learning offers higher education opportunities to more students

By July 10, 2012 No Comments

A new trend in eLearning development is leading more businesses and schools alike to move toward open teaching structures. Mobile eLearning programs allow students to pick when and where training works best with their schedules, rather than being forced to attend meetings or take classes at a specified time or place. Not only does this make it easier for people to train at a pace that's good for their personalized learning curve, it also opens the door to those who might otherwise never be able to get the same quality experience.

As the adoption of online learning increases, so does the ability for entities using these tools to reach a broader audience. Right now, eLearning tools have a global scope, with multi-lingual initiatives and international collaboration making this form of learning increasingly popular.

Adding to existing programs

Most if not all businesses and learning institutions already have some sort of educational program in place for a variety of purposes. Schools have courses for students, but they also have utilities for providing training for educators and support staff, plus public outreach programs, internet security training and other modules that require additional knowledge. Businesses have programs in place to train individuals at all levels of the company not only in job applications, but also cultural and workplace ethics tools and other technology within the office they may not be familiar with.

In order to cater to all the needs of these different entities, custom training software is essential for meeting individual requirements. No two schools will have the same staffing and curriculum requirements, just as no two corporations have the same technology and workforce utilities. Talking to CSE Software Inc. to gain a better understanding of these needs before crafting the tools to best suit these requirements can save money in the long run, but it also ensures these eLearning developments will be best able to serve the business or institution for the duration.

Adoption increase

For these reasons more schools and institutions, especially prestigious organizations, are taking advantage of online learning opportunities to assist with training and teaching. MIT, Stanford and other Ivy League colleges have integrated eLearning development into the traditional learning experience and have found that, not only do students find the added availability of teaching tools a benefit, it also allows more students to take classes when they aren't able to make it to the physical campus itself.

"It is absolutely excellent," said Svetha Venkatesh, a professor at the University of Southern Queensland, which was devastated by an earthquake not long ago. Now students have access to online learning developments, allowing more students to gain access to educational tools on the internet and communicate with a global audience.

Virtual College pointed out that, around the world, schools and businesses are also benefitting from this feature. Places that previously were unable to sustain learning institutions are now able to purchase custom training software that can be administered in nations like Ethiopia and other remote areas of the world – opening doors to people who may never receive these kinds of opportunities otherwise.

Institutions that want to reach out to students or businesses that want to train and educate employees anywhere in the world can do so by teaming with CSE Software for eLearning needs. Deploy via the PC, Internet or any mobile device. Our team can help you define and develop material to fit your audience and needs.

Contact Stacey Burris at sburris@csesoftware.com or 1.309.670.7595 and ask for an eLearning demo today!