“Most of the people that I’ve met are not happy with eLearning / CBT applications. The only time an employee goes online is when something is mandated for appraisal, and that’s true especially for IT/Software companies. Any guesses why? How can eLearning, something that has been touted as a saviour, be really made somewhat and/or more effective?”
In my opinion, E-Learning, as a means for making educational resources accessible to learners, is still ripe with promise.
In practice, the complaints are generally around a devolution of something noble (learning) and how its been commoditized (the e-learning your people might be complaining about).
I’m incredibly excited that a second #lrnchat is launching this week that both brings in the European Union in an hour that they can easily enjoy, and at the same time provides a weekday time to participate for the US.
Harold’s thesis, to me, at its core is one of how to manage the knowledge. He’s throwing it all in the same sink, which is fine at a high level, but when you get down to it there are deeper dives… I posit that the deeper dives are where we find bigger, fundamental challenges.