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Interesting Article in Science Daily about how the complete lack of available cash could lead to a boom in e-learning. Bottom line is that companies see savings to be made by creating a course once and rolling it out to many users rather than paying a trainer to deliver the course personally. I agree with the sentiment; although the statement
The newest solutions make it possible to turn a PowerPoint presentation into a course for a thousand employees within two hours.
makes me cringe. There’s more to learning that presenting information. And there’s less to PowerPoint than presenting information.Economic Crisis Boosts E-Learning