Okay, CLE professionals – this one’s for you! With all the educational service platforms and technologies at our fingertips today, it comes to no surprise that corporate eLearning has grown by a whopping 900% over the last 16 years. What’s more, approximately 77% of U.S. companies now offer online training to improve their employees’ professional development. And despite the unique needs of many law firms and other legal organizations, it’s impossible to deny that the world of Continuing Legal Education has quickly followed suit.
As the increase in eLearning and online training courses made available by both corporate and educational institutions continues to accelerate, any adept CME pro should be asking the question: what really makes a Continuing Education services provider truly stand out from the rest of the pack? How can I differentiate my program?
Well, for starters, the well-executed presentation of content is going to make a big difference. But for today’s education landscape, that’s pretty much a no-brainer.
With that said, there are a number of other important attributes for which CME professionals should be on the lookout if they’re going to integrate their program with the right technology solution. CE teachers and students alike need to be able to focus on what matters most, while the solution they utilize fades into the background, serving as a tool that enhances the experience, not hampers it.
Whether you’re looking for a full-service solution that leverages an experienced team of healthcare service professionals to operate the platform on your behalf or you’re ready to use an intuitive technology solution yourself, here’s what you need to look for in a CME platform in order to flawlessly deliver virtual events:
For the new generation of lawyers, traditional forms of learning are becoming obsolete as common practices—such as turning to law digests and lectures for new knowledge and information—are being replaced with online learning programs and webinars.
However, legal professionals have plenty of choices and sources to accomplish the completion of their mandatory CLE credits, so it's important for providers to acknowledge and explain the benefits of their program over others.
In a recent study, attorneys were asked about the leading factors for choosing a CLE program. Results show that more often than not, attorneys will choose to attend a CLE program that's relevant over one that's free or local. Tap into your audience's commitment to learning by building an effective program that they will choose every time. Here's what your content delivery platform will need:
A new school calendar year is around the corner and already there are so many new learning trends to catch up on! In the healthcare industry, we've seen how communicating via webinars can break down collaboration barriers and enhance the distance learning experience for CME professionals. But as new technology is developed and new shifts in the industry occur, there are, of course, new distance learning trends to get excited about—and prepare for:
Continuing education seminars are here to stay, so it makes sense to understand the strategies for developing and presenting the very best online seminars possible. Most of us know all too well how technology hiccups can occur at the most inconvenient times, and there's never any way to predict what element of your event may fail. That's why preparing for the worst case scenario is always the safest bet! You can do so here by learning the 3 mistakes to avoid when delivering continuing education seminars.