- Lack of on-going support from management.
- Failure to set forth an e-learning strategy that
takes into account the most pressing business needs.
- Failure to create an organizational
context for producing e-learning learning.
- Failure to recognize that e-learning,
like most other Web-based initiatives, will require adaptive, incremental
- Failure to perform meaningful reviews
of e-learning development at the end of each project to assure continuous
process improvement for subsequent e-learning projects.
- Failure to view e-learning modules
as dynamic entities that will require on-going maintenance to stay current.
- Failure to manage risks.
- Creating e-learning courses that merely
imitate (often poorly) traditional classroom offerings.
- Failure to distinguish between technology
dazzle and real learning value.
- Failure to build modularity and reusability
into e-learning courses.
- Failure to establish a change management
- Failure to keep all customers/stake
holders involved and aligned with the e-learning goals of the organization.
- Failure to dedicate full-time support
to the e-learning initiative.
- Failure to plan for the physical architecture
required to support E-learning.
- Being held hostage by
multimedia stars. Letting right-brained creativity on the part of the
designers so completely dominate the project that schedules slip and
standardization is not possible.
- Failure to recognize that e-learning, like most other Web-based initiatives,
requires adaptive, incremental processes
- Failure to create an organizational context with clearly delineated
roles and responsibilities for the e-learning development team and the
other stakeholders in the e-learning project
- Failure to set forth an e-learning strategy that takes into account
the most pressing business needs of your organization