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.
How should L&D leaders engage? Over a six month period, we collaborated with RedThread Research, Learning Futures Group - and thought leaders from major organizations around the world - to bring you their perspectives on purpose and how corporate learning plays a role in achieving purpose.