E-Learning Top Tips

E learning has the advantage that you can study when you want, at a time and pace that suits you. You will only need basic IT skills in using the internet. All the e learning programmes can be accessed free of charge.


How to use e learning

  • As an individual learning tool
  • A team development tool
  • Facilitated standardised group learning
  • As part of a blended learning approach
  • A motivator for further learning
  • To update a permanent resource


Top tips for making e learning work (for managers)

  • Always consider available e learning alongside other training and development opportunities as part of a blended learning pathway
  • Link to supervision - ask to see e learning certificates to assess knowledge and understanding/performance management
  • Use e learning for team development/team learning


Top tips for making e learning work (for training providers)

  • Include e-learning information in all your training literature (course flyers, registration and evaluation forms)
  • Show e-learning clips on training courses
  • Encourage course members to complete e-learning prior to attending training programme, where appropriate, in order to improve understanding prior to training, equalise knowledge base and thus use training time more effectively
  • Structure training sessions around e-learning programme, pausing it for group discussion, interactive case studies / Q&A
  • Encourage course participants to use e-learning as a refresher

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