The promise of online learning is vast, but we must address the root causes of the paradox currently facing the medium. It is growing, but the experience is so poor that people will only use it if they have no alternative.
The fact is, we are just using online learning to do old-world things better and not create a more effective and relevant learning experience.
The industry offers a wide selection of programmes and is accessible, theoretically allowing for a customised and cost-effective learning experience. However, learners often find themselves burned out, tired of wasting time and money on useless and irrelevant training, and seek outcome-driven design.
Local markets such as Thailand and the Philippines are experiencing 30% annual growth in online learning, and Asia is the…