Leveraging online learning

Traditional learning has historically been based within a physical classroom environment where groups of people can learn in real-time together. There are many benefits to this type of learning environment which is why it has persisted for so long. However, it is certainly not the only way to support the learning process.

Creating an online learning alternative

Teaching and learning in an online environment shift the traditional teacher-student relationship. From a teacher’s perspective, their ability to deliver against learning outcomes will not only depend on their ability to deliver content but also on the learner and their own capacity to work with available technological resources. This skill will in turn be determined by levels of experience and comfort with the use of these resources. This underlines the importance of tutor training, learner inductions, orientations as well as, tech support in any e-learning provision