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e-Learning – an exploration of myth and reality
Brian Sutton explores the merits of e-learning and Blended Learning and provides insight into how we can enhance the knowledge, skills and attitude of our teams.

Part 1: What do we mean by e-learning?
Part 2: E-learning – the enthusiasts view
Part 3: E-learning – the skeptics view
Part 4: Linking Learning to Building Performance
Part 5: So what is Blended Learning delivering in reality?

E-learning standards: think globally, act locally
Organisations trying to implement e-learning across a diverse organisation are often worried about ensuring consistency across each location. Steve Dineen, Chief Executive of fuel, offers advice on how to ensure it happens. (fuel Group)

Mobile learning
"Within two years, many companies will be delivering 50 per cent of staff training through mobile communications." Steve Dineen, CEO of leading e-learning specialist fuel Group forecasts a major application for mobiles and PDAs and a significant shift in learning technology. (fuel Group)

Effective e-learning (parts 1-5)
Why e-learning can under-perform, and how these issues are preventable and can be addressed to improve e-learning across an organisation. (fuel Group)

Part 1 - Why e-learning can under-perform
Part 2 - Consulting with the learners
Part 3 - Launching the course
Part 4 - Getting the content right 1
Part 5 - Getting the content right 2

Linking learning to business 2004 (.pdf 587kb)
Eight page report summary looking at the common business factors that have contributed to e-learning success within UK organisations. (Laura Overton/Bizmedia)

Consulting the learner
Organisations often invest significant amounts of time, money and energy in developing e-learning courses only to be disappointed with the results. This article explores one of the main factors contributing to poor results - a gap in communication and understanding between those introducing the course and the learner. (fuel Group)

Maximise the potential of e-learning
Six examples of how making the right decisions at the planning stage can help avoid wasting time, effort and budget. (fuel Group)

Quality and e-learning in Europe (.pdf 423kb)
Summary report highlighting some of the findings from a survey in which European training professionals were asked for their views on the quality of eLearning. (Jane Massy/Bizmedia)

The European e-learning market (.pdf 393kb)
Summary of 2002 report on the latest developments in eLearning in organisations in Europe. Includes analysis of differences in take up between classroom instruction, blended learning and e-learning. (Massy/Harrison/Ward/Bizmedia)

Visions 2020: transforming education and training through advanced technologies (.pdf 3mb)
Individuals from a wide range of technology and education fields describe their vision of the learning experiences and technologies of the future. (US Department of Commerce, Sept 2002)

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