E-learning concept has been started since more than 2 decades. According to the eLearning magazine, in 2012, 50% of training hours are being deployed through eLearning, blended, online or virtual medium. E-learning is trending and is your fast pace road to training success.
There are a lot of queries regarding eLearning, which arise in the mind of those who want to embark on online training. Here are Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about e-Learning and their answers.
FAQ #1 – What is e-Learning?
Explain it simply, e-Learning is an electronic learning, and its typically includes a combination of electronic media and educational technology.
E-learning is mobile, tablet and computer based learning which makes use of multimedia sources such as videos, audio, presentations, animations, images and so on.
FAQ #2 – Why should I do e-Learning-based training?
E-learning is anywhere learning! Classroom training sessions require face to face interaction, which usually takes place during working hours which hamper working schedules. With eLearning, you have the freedom to take the course at the place and time of your choice, without affecting work schedules. E-learning is pocket friendly and saves time; it saves the money spent on printed material and classroom supplies. It is so flexible that you can pause and play whenever you want.
British Telecom delivered e-business training to 23,000 employees in three months at a cost of £5.9m, compared to £17.8 million and a five-year time span for classroom training (Source: Taylor, 2002). So, you can see for yourself why eLearning should be an obvious choice for your training needs.
FAQ #3 – Why should I go for OpExGURU for e-Learning?
OpExGURU is an initiative of Concept Business Excellence Pvt. Ltd. who is having >19 years of experience in the field of Operational Excellence. All the instructors are having vast experience in consulting. Hence, whatever they will teach, must be implemented by them. So, they will also share pros and cons while practically implementing it.
FAQ #4 – Will I be able to understand whatever is taught by instructor?
Yes, all instructors are well experienced and having a vast practical exposure. They use illustrations and case study after each topic, so that you can correlate theory and practical.
FAQ #5 – Can I share those videos to my friends and colleagues?
You cannot share videos to your friend or colleagues but you can suggest them to enrol for the course.
FAQ #6 – What are the hardware and software requirements for online training?
Well, to start e-Learning, you required a Smart phone, Tablet or Laptop (Any one is required)
FAQ #7 – How much does an eLearning course cost?
Most of the courses are available free of cost on OpExGURU. You just need to pay for certification cost only.
FAQ #8 – What about the practical exercise, its available in Classroom training?
You will also have practical exercise depends upon the training topic. You can download those exercise files and do exercise.
FAQ #9 – What shall do if I have some queries?
You will have access to the Discussion chapter after each module. You can raise your queries in that discussion forum.
FAQ #10 – What about knowledge sharing?
Well, you will have access to the Discussion chapter after each module. In that discussion forum, all the e-Learner will participate. So, when you put your queries, it will be visible to all e-learner. They will share their knowledge on your queries. Its similar as you are discussing in the classroom.
FAQ #11 – What about the certificate and eligibility?
All the courses on OpExGURU are certified by ASCB (UK) and are valid internationally. For more details on ASCB (UK), you can see video on homepage.
FAQ #12 – What will be the certificate renewal cost?
Well, you don’t need to worry about it. Validity of certificate is lifetime. So, you don’t have to pay any renewal cost.