The concept of computer-based learning, also known as e-learning, is playing an increasingly important role in all industries. According to Global Market Insights, the market’s total value will exceed $240 billion by 2023, as an increasing number of organizations start to rely more heavily on the internet and electronic resources to enhance the learning experience.
While corporations can significantly benefit from using computer resources for training purposes, no sector is in quite as strong a position to receive a boost from computer-based learning as education. Success of e-learning implementations at any level, however, hinges upon proper implementation.
Here are a few tips and tricks to enable computer-based learning in educational/ training environments.
Restrict Distracting Websites and Applications
Ever since the first computers were installed in classrooms, there have been concerns about students being distracted, or accessing unsavory content on the web. With the inclusion of laptops, Chromebooks and tablets, managing an e-learning environment has only become more difficult for educators at all levels.
In order to foster an engaging learning environment, it’s important that educators have the ability to easily restrict the usage of certain applications and websites on classroom endpoints. The easiest way to do this is to create a whitelist of apps and websites, which have been authorized for access.
Make the Most of Digital Capabilities
The purpose of computer-based learning is to improve education. But successfully leveraging e-learning resources isn’t necessarily intuitive at first; much like in the enterprise, there need to be digital collaboration platforms in place