Benefits of eLearning

Posted by Hugh on September 16, 2013 in ePortfolio |

The benefits of elearning include:

  • Lower costs
  • Faster delivery
  • Reduces Trainers time away from the office
  • More consistent and effective learning
  • Reduces travel time and travel costs
  • Staff can participate from their work location
  • Participants can schedule learning around other work
  • Participants can select learning materials that meets their individual needs
  • Self-paced learning modules allow participants to work at their own pace and learn independently
  • eLearning can accommodate different learning styles
  • Builds self-knowledge
  • Builds self confidence
  • Encourages individuals to take responsibility for their learning
  • Learners can look over materials already mastered
  • Participants can concentrate efforts in mastering new information and/or skills
  • Provides consistent and effective training

Included in the benefits above is lower cost associated with travel and faster delivery. It will mean that staff will be able to access material as they need it, i.e. Just-In-Time learning, and where they are, i.e. Just-In-Place learning.


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