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Study: The future of further education portals: what do users want? The future of further education portals is interactive. In the future involves the users not only hard offer information or convenient operating functions. They put significantly more emphasis on direct dialogue. You want support, counselling, follow-up, or participation. And also transparency, assessment facilities and E-learning are they capitalize. It has now found a study of GmbH in Munich. What do expect the Web user today by a training database? A study that training (IWWB) together with the German education server already in early 2008 in an online survey raised the InfoWeb, gives answers: thus users looking for a comprehensive, current, and high-quality range of subjects and courses. In addition, they appreciate the opportunity to quickly compare individual courses and to obtain further information about the provider.

Information about consulting services and institutions the training, which will help them to clarify their own training needs, are important to them. And last but not least, they want to be informed about the latest developments in the field of continuing education. Summary: the user understand a training database today especially as search engine, which provides additional general education information to the party suitable for her education wish leads them quickly and conveniently. As far as the current inventory of the IWWB. Now, it is to look in the future. What do expect users in the future by a training database? What are your wishes? What do they want out of comfortable search functions and general educational information yet? The GmbH in Munich has conducted an internal study of companies on these issues and added the IWWB focus to this aspect of the future. Between October 30, 2008, and February 15, 2009, the GmbH in qualitative interviews has interviewed 35 participants and evaluated their answers. The results differ markedly from those of the IWWB study.

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