5th Annual Online & e-Learning Summit Blog

Teaching Online During the Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

By: Michael Sankey

"The last thing our teachers and students need right now, particularly those who haven't been using technology, is to be told to embrace all the new bells and whistles" - Dr. Michael Sankey, Director in Learning Futures, Griffith University

Advice to those about to teach online because of the corona-virus

By: Tony Bates @ https://www.tonybates.ca

With the reports of more and more institutions closing campuses because of the corona-virus, and even those not closing advising their instructors to move their classes online, I am wondering what advice or help these instructors are getting from their administrations. So what would I advise?



The elearning industry is an industry that’s experiencing rapid growth. Set to become a $200B industry by 2024, we can expect new and innovative elearning platforms and courses to break into the industry, offering learners ways to learn that have never existed before.

The Top 10 E-Learning Challenges L&D Pros Face Every Day


Life is full of obstacles, but e-learning professionals have a unique set of e-learning challenges that come with the job title.

In fact, there are some hurdles that must be leapt over regularly. From bland subject matter to stretching shoestring budgets, knowing as many tricks in the book as possible is necessary to get through the day in one piece and persevere.

Here are the top 10 e-learning challenges that professionals face almost every day

VR and eLearning Why It Works


In the era of digital devices, we have an opportunity to enable better learning with technology. Virtual Reality (VR) seems to be the natural next step for the evolution of education. As the price of virtual and augmented reality headsets continues to fall, the number of educational users will jump significantly, up to an estimated 15 million by 2025 (Goldman Sachs 2016). 

5 E-learning Trends Rocking the Corporate World


For decades, companies relied on the instructor-led training (ILT) medium to impart training to their staff. This format of corporate training is highly effective. However, it is inflexible and not cost-efficient. Moreover, the quality training imparted in a classroom depends on the instructor’s competence, therefore, is inconsistent. To overcome these problems, many companies have adopted e-learning methodologies. The online learning medium enables organizations to deliver training anytime, anywhere, in a convenient and affordable manner.