Pros and cons of e-learning

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|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 07/18/2001

According to the U.K.-based Institute for Employment Studies (IES), a quarter of all learning in the next five years will be delivered electronically. With that change on the horizon, HR and training professionals need to start improving their e-learning skills and knowledge.

“While the concept of e-learning is often confusing, the growing capability of technology has become too important an issue in developing the skills and abilities of individuals for employers to ignore,” said Richard Pearson, director of the IES.

The following overview comes from the recently released IES report Exploring e-Learning.