Learning Circuits and E-Learning News recently polled their readers on how they're using e-learning in their organizations. Here's what they had to say.

How does your company use e-learning? (check all that apply)

Please describe the types of learners using e-learning applications.

Select the types of e-learning tools, functionality, and infrastructure your organization currently uses.

What e-learning support services does your organization provide in-house? (Select all that apply)

Size of entire training budget for company for 2008 (in dollars):

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Under $10,000 14.3%
$10,0001-$50,000 22.2%
$50,001-$100,000 9.5%
$100,001-$500,000 11.1%
$500,001-$1 million 11.1%
Over $1 million 31.7%

In 2008, what percentage of your training budget was used for e-learning or blended learning programs?

What concerns does your organization have about using e-learning?

What is the primary focus of your day-to-day work?

Instructor 4.6%
Instructional design 20.0%
Curriculum development 12.3%
Graphic/multimedia design 3.1%
Interface design 0.0%
LMS/LCMS integration 3.1%
Department/program manager 23.1%
Online facilitator/instructor 1.5%
Research 4.6%
Subject matter expert 3.1%
IT 3.1%
Web development 1.5%
Line of business/frontline manager 7.7%
Other (please specify) 12.3%

In what industry is your organization primarily functioning?

Aerospace 0.0%
Commercial training (classroom or online) 4.7%
Computer hardware 3.1%
Computer software 9.4%
Consulting 9.4%
Custom instructional development 1.6%
Energy & petroleum 1.6%
Federal government 3.1%
Finance & investment management 6.3%
Healthcare 7.8%
Higher education (Universities, Colleges & Tech Schools) 10.9%
Hospitality/food service 1.6%
Insurance 1.6%
K-12 Education 0.0%
Manufacturing 6.3%
Military 1.6%
Non-Profit 4.7%
Pharmaceuticals and biosciences 0.0%
Publishing/advertising/media 0.0%
Real estate 0.0%
Retail 3.1%
State/local government 4.7%
Systems/network integrator & ISP 1.6%
Telecommunications 6.3%
Transportation 3.1%
Utilities 1.6%
Other (please specify) 6.3%

Survey was conducted in November and December 2008. Results are based 284 responses.