Chapter 8 - 7-1CChhaapptteerr88E-learning and Use of...

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Unformatted text preview: 7-1CChhaapptteerr88E-learning and Use of Technology in TrainingE-Learning and Use of Technology in Training7-2IntroductionIntroductionTechnology has a major impact on the delivery of training programsUsing technology for training requires collaboration among the areas of:–training–information technology–top management7-3Use of New Technology in Training Use of New Technology in Training 26 percent of companies have a separate technology-based training budget15 percent of companies have full-time trainers who are paid from the information technology department’s budgetThe most frequently used technology in training is the Internet / intranet –(54 percent of companies)7-4Use of New Technology in Training Use of New Technology in Training Training delivered by the computer:–60 percent is not instructor-led and is done through self-paced Web courses–32 percent uses CD-ROM / DVD / diskettes32 percent of online learning follows the classroom learning model–i.e., connects trainees with an instructor or other students7-5Use of New Technology in Training Use of New Technology in Training 80 percent of companies who use e-learning are creating the content of these programs internallyOf those companies who use e-learning:–56 percent offer it to all employees–45 percent offer it to select groups of employees–26 percent offer it to customers7-6Technologies’ Influence on Training Technologies’ Influence on Training and Learningand LearningNew technologies have made it possible to:–reduce the costs associated with delivering training–increase the effectiveness of the learning environment–help training contribute to business goalsNew technologies include:–online learning (e-learning)–distance learning–simulations–virtual reality–expert systems–electronic support systems–learning management systems7-7Benefits of Technology Benefits of Technology Employees can gain control over when and where they receive trainingEmployees can access knowledge and expert systems on an as-needed basisThrough the use of avatars, virtual reality, and simulations, the learning environment can look, feel, and sound just like the work environment....
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