Formal and long-form learning programmes such as staff induction courses or annual skills training often form a core part of an organization’s training strategy, but they can raise challenges that can be overlooked. In this blog post we’ll look at the key features and benefits of multi-device e-learning, and how they can help organizations overcome their own challenges and enhance their formal learning programmes.

Accessibility

Multi-device publishing

Multiple apple devices

Face-to-face training days often come with associated travel or expenses costs, plus a disruption to working schedules. Multi-device e-learning can save organisations time and money by enabling staff to access course content remotely, no matter where they’re based.

When using a content authoring tool such as gomo, all that’s needed is an internet connection to download the course content and it is then accessible offline, on any device.

Courses can be distributed either via a central cloud learning portal such as gomo central, via an app, an existing LMS, a direct link or even embedded into a website. All of these distribution methods can provide detailed analytics, allowing course tracking, quiz scores and more.

Design

Responsive and adaptive design

an illustration of the difference between responsive and adaptive design

Designing a course using a content authoring tool which automatically ensures that content is both responsive and adaptive means that organisations can be sure that their training will be displayed as intended, no matter what device is being used.

Multilingual content

Providing training to colleagues overseas doesn’t have to be complicated or costly. By using a tool that supports multi-language courses and simple translation, just one course needs to be designed and it can then be distributed to all learners.

Learning blends

Smaller courses and complementary content

If traditional face-to-face learning is still required, multi-device courses can be introduced to create learning blends. This can help to break up a long day of traditional long-form training and add a new dimension to courses and content that the learner may already be familiar with (such as with annual training).

A blend could include the addition of mini e-learning courses, complementary rich content, quizzes or feedback recording. These can be accessed on the learner’s own device if preferred, and with built-in analytics functionality provided by content authoring tools like gomo, accessing the outcomes becomes quick and easy.

Want to see how multi-device e-learning can enhance a formal learning programme first hand? You can sign up quickly and easily for a free 21-day gomo trial here. gomo doesn’t require any software downloads – it works from your web browser. Just log in and start creating your content from anywhere with an internet connection.

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