The prevalent on-demand services that are available in other walks of life must be adapted to the education and learning field if training departments are to be successful in the new millennium. As our affinity for technology and on-demand service and satisfaction grows, this culture will permeate itself in other parts of life. In particular, learners will demand equal capability for their personal and professional development. Training and development practitioners must take action now to provide learners with what they will soon want regularly - On-Demand Learning!
This book provides managers, human resource specialists, and training personnel with a forewarning of the impending learning revolution along with ideas for developing new learning tools to meet the demand for self-service learning. It includes a comprehensive profile of the on-demand learner and a checklist for action for purveyors of learning. It identifies strategies to maximize the effectiveness of on-demand learning solutions and provides ways to match learners with solutions that work. It will also teach you how to develop on-demand learning solutions in a variety of media to facilitate learning in the digital age.