The Future of Online Learning Requires a Human-Centric Approach
June 3, 2021
We’ve joked about the “new normal” and now there’s serious talk about never going back to the “old normal”. The extended period of remote working and learning alongside the need to decentralize systems and infrastructures has forced us to look critically at what processes we want to return to post-pandemic and which ones we want to transform.
Online learning is one of the biggest areas that has seen acceleration, and it has presented an opportunity to bring different approaches of employee upskilling to the world’s workforce. That’s something Farnaz Ronaghi, co-founder and CTO of NovoEd, has been working on for nearly a decade — and, she says, the next generation of online learning experiences is the only way forward when it comes to upskilling a highly distributed workforce.
“To be successful, organizations need more human-centered approaches to create the community and social connections that drive engagement and sustain change,” she says, and goes on to talk about what that looks like and how it can be implemented.
The Presentation Company, Facebook and NovoEd: The combination of these dedicated organizations provided the ingredients for creating something not just evolutionary, but revolutionary in on-demand training.