I broke my guidelines into four basic areas:
- Things to consider before starting the transition
- Areas where distance education can be of benefit
- Changes to the trainer role
- Ways to help facilitate communication among the learners
In an ideal world, my hypothetical trainer would follow all of my instructions. In the real world, he might do a few of them--possibly saving his learners from an excruciating videotape-the-lecture snorefest.
Here's the list of guidelines! Click to view.