According to Wikipedia (3/10/2022), Onboarding or organizational socialization is the mechanism through which new employees acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and behaviors in order to become effective organizational members and insiders.
In Educational technology, this term is sometimes used to describe helping participants getting familiar with a new environment, in particular the environment and tools used in a new online course or program.
- 6 Steps to a Great Remote Onboarding Process - and What to Avoid by Joei Chan, Director of Brand & Content, 360Learning
Onboarding Distance Learners:
- What to Know when Onboarding Distance Learners by Jordan Clark, May 2020. This short post lists technical requirements.