Monday, 24 November 2008

Credit Crunch Creates Courses

Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 running under Window...Image via Wikipedia
Interesting Article in Science Daily about how the complete lack of available cash could lead to a boom in e-learning.

Bottom line is that companies see savings to be made by creating a course once and rolling it out to many users rather than paying a trainer to deliver the course personally.

I agree with the sentiment; although the statement
The newest solutions make it possible to turn a PowerPoint presentation into a course for a thousand employees within two hours.
makes me cringe. There's more to learning that presenting information. And there's less to PowerPoint than presenting information.

Economic Crisis Boosts E-Learning
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