Virtual Learning Center Gets Upgrade

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<p><strong>London &mdash; June 12&nbsp;</strong><br />This month&#39;s update of, a virtual learning center (VLC) for business and management content, sees the self-learning section republished in a more-interactive format for online use.<br /><br /> Revisions and upgrades to the site by Echelon Publishing incorporate the reprocessing of more than 450 of its 2,000-plus bite-sized learning modules into interactive html, as well as adding 60 newly authored modules to the site.<br /><br />Users now can input responses to self-assessment questions online and benefit from immediate feedback prior to downloading and storing the material in print.<br /><br />&quot;The updated format provides greater interactivity than previously, allowing customers to explore and refine their knowledge online and benefit instantly from hidden feedback,&quot; Echelon Director David Hill said.<br /><br />The Learningmatters VLC is used in many ways by retail learners, as well as by organizations that wish to support their employees, students or members.<br /><br />Individuals and purchasers of &quot;Bloomsbury&#39;s Business: The Ultimate Resource&quot; have access to the whole resource via credit card or account. </p><p>More than 10,000 purchases have been transacted this way since launch five years ago.<br /><br />The Institute of Civil Engineering&#39;s training arm, Thomas Telford Training, is now sourcing the entire updated suite of self-development content for its own construction industry professional membership.<br /><br />Vodafone has selected a portfolio of performance improvement modules to underpin the Six Sigma initiative for its U.K. operatives.<br /><br />The Institute of Hospitality focuses solely on offering training material for members (front-line operatives such as bar room staff, cleaning supervisors) to enable them to undertake and cascade training.<br /><br />Into Enterprise (an EU-funded initiative in the Northwest) offers 400 modules from Learning Matters to support the competencies for small and midsized enterprises, and international business school Ashridge has selected 200 best practice essays to support its own learning courses.</p>

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