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Wired to Learn

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Wired to Learn

How New Technologies Are Changing L&D Delivery

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School,

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E-learning has been evolving since its invention. The Internet is one factor of many.

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E-learning continues to evolve. Learning and development professionals need to tweak their own approaches as their workplaces grow more global and advanced. University of North Carolina Executive Development program director Donna L. Rhode gives a helpful explanation on how companies can get a competitive edge in e-learning. getAbstract recommends this report to online learning professionals who want to save money and streamline knowledge acquisition.


By 2020, research firm Future Workplace partner Mark Dollins predicts work will become “multigenerational, increasingly global and highly interconnected with social media.” For a competitive edge, learning and development (L&D) professionals need to incorporate new technology into their strategies and platforms.

Companies deliver a third of training content electronically. This is growing as workers see that the rapidly evolving technology is adaptable, as well as cost effective, globally accessible...

About the Author

Donna L. Rhode is program director of UNC Executive Development at the Kenan-Flagler Business School. 

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