Updated: Aug 14, 2019
Most any organization that uses eLearning will testify to how impactful and convenient it is. eLearning offers powerful benefits to both learners and organizations. But what, exactly, is eLearning?
eLearning, or electronic learning, refers to the delivery of learning and training using digital resources. While eLearning is based on formalized learning, it is delivered through electronic devices such as computers, tablets and even cellular phones. All that is required is an Internet connection. This makes it possible for users to learn anytime and from almost any location.
Employees can benefit from eLearning as it provides a greater opportunity to excel at their role, given the constant availability of learning resources. These resources have the potential to convert knowledge into workable ideas that can translate into real business value.
What Is an eLearning Portal?
An eLearning portal is a gateway to all the digitally available courses, resources, and tools that facilitate instruction and learning. Essentially, it’s a website that provides a repository for teaching and learning content and provides a place where you store and manage all of your documents, videos, presentations, and other electronic materials.
Often, eLearning portals also include applications that drive communication, such as discussion forums, email, messaging services, and schedules. In this way, provides a store-front where learners can be assigned or find content. It can be thought of as an ecosystem for managing all of your organization’s electronic teaching and learning activities.
For organizational use, an eLearning port must let your approved learners get into the system while keeping others out.
Four Powerful Benefits of an eLearning Portal
Some of the most powerful benefits of an eLearning portal include:
Career Growth through Learning and Training
Organizations can develop programs for employees to increase their knowledge and skills and enhance their value to the organization. You can provide opportunities for employees to advance their careers through coaching and specialized online learning programs.
You can leverage for eLearning portal to engage with employees and help them upgrade their knowledge and skills. Your portal can provide employees with access to courses that fulfill the current needs of the organization and provide opportunities to those who want to acquire new skills. Enabling career growth has proven to maximize employee retention.
Employee Recruitment and Selection
Having a good eLearning portal can help attract qualified employees. Your portal can educate potential employees about your organization, share information about the organization’s mission and offer career path choices. Data from your portal can help hiring managers understand which employees might be good candidates for open roles within the organization.
Recognizing and Rewarding Employees
Your eLearning portal can help identify and reward your star performers. News and information about employee learning achievements and other activities can be shared across the organization, providing a morale boost to all of your employees.
LMSPortals for eLearning
LMSPortals provides a powerful and customizable platform for organizations to build and deploy their own cloud-based eLearning portals. The LMSPortals platform provides for seamless eLearning integration into your existing corporate website to support course development, online communications, employee recognition, and more.
Contact us to schedule a demonstration of the LMSPortals technology