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Ask the expert: Building your own computer-based learning course

Nurse Leader Insider, November 1, 2010

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This week, Adrianne Avillion, DEd, RN, discusses the benefits educating staff with e-mail learning courses, and how to implement an effective one.

Q: How do I create an e-mail computer-based learning course?


A: Computer-based learning (CBL) does not always have to be an elaborate, costly process. Creating straightforward, low-cost computer-delivered learning courses using e-mail are a great way to start using CBL without much of a budget. These elementary learning delivery approaches may be simple, but the learning they provide often fits nicely with an organization’s existing training structure and prove to be both popular and effective with learners because they are already accustomed to the technology used. Leadership often likes this type of course because there is no interruption of work for learners to attend training, along with the ease and low cost to create the learning material and then deploy it.


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