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An Assessment of the Effectiveness of e-learning in Corporate Training Programs

  • Judith B. Strother

Abstract

Corporate managers are constantly looking for more cost-effective ways to deliver training to their employees. E-learning is less expensive than traditional classroom instruction. In addition, many expenses - booking training facilities, travel costs for employees or trainers, plus employee time away from the job - are greatly reduced. However, some firms that have spent large amounts of money on new e-learning efforts have not received the desired economic advantages.

Author Biography

Judith B. Strother
Judith B. Strother, Ph.D. is Chair of the Graduate Programs in Communication at Florida Institute of Technology. She has worked extensively with developing specialized English for Specific Purposes (ESP) content for e-learning, especially in the areas of Business English and Aviation English. Dr. Strother's email address is: strother@fit.edu.
Published
2002-04-01
How to Cite
Strother, J. B. (2002). An Assessment of the Effectiveness of e-learning in Corporate Training Programs. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v3i1.83
Section
Research Articles