[Whitepaper] Trends, Challenges, and Rewards: eLearning in 2018

| November 30, 2017

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eLearning is a growing resource for businesses. More and more organizations are seeing the true value of using a learning management system (LMS) to train their employees, customers, and partners. But how do you know what training strategy is best for your organization? What have other companies’ achieved with their eLearning and what can it offer yours?Over the past few years, the practice of delivering online training has transformed dramatically. With new technologies, better practices, and improved awareness, eLearning now plays a significant role in many businesses’ success strategies.

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Pacific University began as a school for orphans from the Oregon Trail and in 1849 became the first chartered university in Oregon. Over time, the university has grown into a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry.Today, Pacific’s focus on teaching and learning in a close nurturing environment leads to genuine transformation in students’ lives. Distinguished by its inquiry- based curricula and interdisciplinary collaboration, Pacific offers students exceptional opportunities for experiential learning, leadership and civic engagement.

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Pacific University began as a school for orphans from the Oregon Trail and in 1849 became the first chartered university in Oregon. Over time, the university has grown into a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts and sciences, business, education, health professions and optometry.Today, Pacific’s focus on teaching and learning in a close nurturing environment leads to genuine transformation in students’ lives. Distinguished by its inquiry- based curricula and interdisciplinary collaboration, Pacific offers students exceptional opportunities for experiential learning, leadership and civic engagement.

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