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Mobile learning inspires the hard-to-reach, claims report
A new approach to learning through mobile technologies may offer some answers to the problem of how to motivate the large number of young adults who are not in employment, education or training.

Bersin & Associates review e-learning authoring tools
Research and consulting firm Bersin & Associates have announced the availability of its newest report - 'E-Learning Authoring Tools: Product Reviews and Selection Guide'.

Accessible e-learning makes business sense says new report
Unless developers, suppliers and buyers of e-learning take greater action to ensure their products are accessible to learners with disabilities, a great deal of money will be wasted on e-learning that doesn’t meet the needs of the vast majority of users, and employers could also potentially find themselves on the wrong side of the law, according to a new report from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

e-Learning becoming embedded, but more work needed on implementation, says survey
A new survey from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has found that e-learning is now accepted as an essential feature of training delivery. However, according to the CIPD, more practical work needs to be done on the implementation side if e-learning is to be successful.

Study: rapid e-Learning will account for 50% of e-Learning development by 2006
Bersin & Associates have announced the availability of its newest report, 'Rapid e-Learning: Market, Tools, Techniques, and Best Practices for Building e-Learning Programs in Weeks'.

Variety "spice of life" in effective learning programmes

THINQ Learning Solutions, Inc. has announced the results of its 2004 e-Learning Trends survey. The survey, conducted by THINQ, captured feedback from more than 35 learning organisations and revealed the necessity of implementing a multi-pronged - blended - training initiative to derive maximum business benefit from learning.

Research says e-learners are eager to learn despite barriers

According to a study by e-learning provider SkillSoft, the majority of employees are eager to improve their professional and personal development - despite some of the barriers they have to overcome in order to do so.

Study suggests a set of common factors that contribute to e-learning success

According to a new study authored by Laura Overton Associates and sponsored by e.learning age, there are a set of common business factors that contribute to sustainable e-Learning success within UK organisations.

Survey looks at blended learning in the UK
According to research from Balance Learning and Training Magazine, blended learning is now used by 55% of organisations.

Survey forecasts e-learning most effectively supported in blends

A new survey by Epic Group plc shows greater clarity emerging about the future role of blended learning within organisations. The survey, conducted among 203 training and development professionals in large corporates and across the public sector, asked for views about how e-learning will develop over the next three years.

Survey: Blended learning gains approval

Acceptance of Blended Learning is on the rise as organisations across the UK seek flexible, cost-effective training solutions. New research from QA, a leading UK provider of training and consulting, found that 81% of organisations surveyed believe Blended Learning is an effective means of learning.

Study: Blended learning can significantly increase employee productivity

A survey by NETg, part of The Thomson Corporation, shows that a blended learning programme incorporating a combination of e-Learning, online instruction, simulations, texts, mentor/instructor support and live classroom-based training has the power to significantly increase employee productivity.

Lack of clear return on investment acting as a 'brake' on e-learning

THINQ Ltd. survey indicating that buyers are failing to see a clear return on investment from potential investments in e-learning infrastructures and, particularly, an understanding of how employees can be trained to use e-learning.

CIPD report says don’t use e-learning to cut costs

Making generic e-learning products available to unsupported volunteer learners might deliver training budget cost savings, but it does not advance learning in the organisation. This is according to Martyn Sloman, the author of E-learning, The learning Curve, a study of ten organisations who are committed to e-learning.

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