Online learning means that learners will use a computer, tablet or some other device for their learning, and it also means that at some point in their studying, students go online – through the Internet – to access information or communicate with an instructor or other learners.To be successful in a global workforce, employees need pathways to acquire expertise and form meaningful connections to peers and mentors. Fortunately, technology can be a powerful tool in the learning experiences.
The important thing to remember is that online learning is primarily a mode of delivery, a way of delivering education to learners, not a particular method of teaching. Online learning can support a wide range of teaching methods. For instance, lectures can be delivered in class (face-to-face) or over the Internet.
Historically, a learner’s educational opportunities have been limited by the resources found within the walls of a school. Technology-enabled learning allows learners to tap resources and expertise anywhere in the world. With high-speed Internet access, a company can develop courses to address a particular gap in knowledge for its employees.With mobile data collection tools and online collaboration platforms, employees in a remote geographic area can collaborate and learn from peers doing similar work anywhere in the world.
Every day, someone new either thinks about doing an online course or is pressured into doing one. DJCPA can develop and deploy online learning courses to address specific areas; including, but not limited to: