It is sadly uncontroversial to suggest that the state of the e-learning industry is not performing up to the promise. For all the new advances in technology (like virtual and augmented reality, simulations, and artificial intelligence), we still see far too much information dump and knowledge test. The state of affairs is such that people go to extreme lengths to avoid e-learning, including rumors of paying kids to click through the courses! Do you think this a problem?
To more accurately characterize the content we see, it’s largely information ported from PowerPoint decks and PDF files, with a quiz added at the end. To be fair, it’s well produced in a consistent theme, and often there are interactivities that expose learners to information.