Users benefit from courses they drop

May 2004
IT Training;May2004, p9
Trade Publication
Users like e-learning and find it helps them, despite poor course-completion figures, according to a report by content provider SkillSoft Corp. In a survey of end-user attitudes to e-learning, SkillSoft found that although 77 per cent of users did not finish courses, 92.5 per cent said they had learnt something. Users pick and choose the information they need, and are driven by the need to learn rather than a desire to finish the course. The biggest barrier to learning is finding the time to do it, with users reporting that they either did not have time to learn in office hours, or were told not to do so.


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