E-learning In The Health & Social Care Sector – Blended Learning
E-learning (or ‘electronic’ learning) using technology allows blended learning concept means that the entry into e-learning experience is less daunting. Research undertaken by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) examined just this; the readiness of organisations and staff members in the UK social care sector for E-learning. Interestingly they found that many employers acknowledged the value of E-learning. The reasons they gave for this positive appraisal of the new learning medium included that it offered flexibility of access for employees (70% mentioned this), cost effective (68%) as well as being time effective for them the employer (66%).