Online education gives graduates edge in modern workplace

Manila Standard | April 01, 2019

The integration of technology-driven practices in the modern workplace has shined a light on a mismatch between what many companies need from employees and the work habits of many in the workforce.Recent technological innovations call for personnel who are digitally adept and can thrive in an increasingly digital environment. Thus, employers these days often face the prospect of spending considerable resources to up-skill recruits and capacitate them for the workplace. The country’s pioneer in online education bridges this gap between the need for digital competence much valued in new hires and the actual ability of new graduates to work in the digital workplace. While offering the same academic content as traditional brick-and-mortar universities, AMA University Online Education’s approach to the teaching process allows students to experience technology in different formats. “Our approach to education allows students to develop the needed digital skills and competence often lacking in today’s demanding and competitive workplace,” said Dr. Amable “Miguel” C. Aguiluz IX, AMA Education System Vice Chairman and CEO.AMA OEd is the first and only online education that offers full degree programs in the Philippines. Students who enroll in online courses are required to participate in interactive online activities, such as communicating through email, instant message, holding discussion sessions, and completing online assignments. Furthermore, AMA OEd’s corporate partnerships ensure that their graduates have firsthand knowledge and experience of how it is to work in the modern workplace.

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Looking at all the things that are involved in creating an eLearning course could make you feel like your first step should be to “Give Up.” However, with these 12 steps, we break down the process into manageable chunks, which is a big part of what makes for good eLearning course design. Not so bad, right?  Read through these steps, and soon you’ll have a good handle on what is needed and where to start to create your first eLearning courses.

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