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ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats

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The point is that when many people, even in L&D departments, think about effective corporate training, they have one specific format in mind, and that format is usually either instructor-led training (ILT) or elearning. Below are some guidelines for when to use traditional ILT, elearning, and MOOCs. If you have any questions, ask Joe.” jest, of course, but only slightly. MOOCs.

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5 Reasons Why ILT Remains Vital


The continued growth of elearning is impressive, with recent studies suggesting a 11% compound annual growth rate in the global corporate elearning market expected until at least 2020. Technology’s widespread adoption in learning is further reinforced by another study confirming that just 3% of over 300 companies surveyed “have no plans to Read More. All Training Tips

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Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips


When I first started as an instructional designer in eLearning, one of the services provided by the team I was on was converting instructor-led training (ILT) to eLearning-based content. ILT ILT is facilitated by an instructor either online or in a classroom, allowing learners to interact with their instructor and discuss the training material. Benefits of Converting ILT to eLearning.

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Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

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So how does one effectively transform ILT courses into engaging online courses? The objectives of ILT courses and e-learning are the same, to help learners acquire knowledge and skills, change their behavior, and improve performance outcomes. When text-heavy ILT courses are converted to e-learning modules, it makes teaching of complex concepts easier. Where had they gone wrong?

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3 Quick Tips to Blend ILT with E-learning

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ILT (Instructor-led Training) or e-learning programs by themselves may not be sufficient to meet the intricate learning needs of organizations today. On the other hand, if you are rolling out e-learning courses alone, it is better to blend them with ILT to enhance their effectiveness. Include E-learning Activities in ILT. Move your course material online. Have something to say?

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ILT and E-learning: How Different Are They?

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Logistics and cost: It’s common knowledge that with ILT, every time the trainer has to come and teach, the company has to bear his accommodation and traveling expenses.  To add fuel to the fire, the costs go up as the number of trainees increases. Instructor Focused vs. Learner Focused: In ILT , the trainer is the key. Classroom learning is not a recent practice.

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ILT To E-learning Conversion: Why It Works For Code of Conduct Training!

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But, when you convert your ILT CoC training manual to an e-learning course, you save your employees’ time and your training costs too. Would you like to share other benefits of converting CoC ILT material to an e-learning course? Do you think the Code of Conduct (CoC) training in your organization has taken a backseat? If yes, you can revamp and revive it. Here’s how!

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Everything about ILT

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How can an ID add value to an ILT? ILT requires as much instructional design as an eLearning does. Define a theme for your ILT. Think of adjectives (vibrant, cool, fun, strong) that help define the character of your ILT. Since ILTs are instructor-led, we tend to take the instructional flow for granted. SME adult learner ILT classroom training ID clients trainer

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ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working

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focused on what makes WBT tick, what is the differences between WBT and ILT. I did not offer excuses. They all were used to the ILT approach. They assumed that WBT, was like ILT but just online. . Because in their past, someone had followed that mantra and create courses based on ILT principles. It was ILT. ILT – the evil empire. ILT serves some purposes. I’ll admit that. Why would you assume that shoving a PowerPoint online with an audio clip, a video clip, which you see often in ILT, especially at conference seminars, would be fine?

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How to Blend in ILT For the Perfect elearning Solution


When ILT Works. Sometimes, an all-ILT approach works well. The real magic happens, however, when ILT and eLearning are combined to create the most effective training possible. Then, the topics covered in ILT can be reiterated via microlearning reminders or a quick course refresher module. Obviously, we at ELM have a pretty vested interest in eLearning: it’s what we do.

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ILT…Is It Still the Gold Standard?

Your Training Edge

In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. But it recently occurred to me that the underlying assumption here might not be correct, and that ILT might not be the ultimate high-value training after all. Digital learning environments like massive open online courses (MOOCs) are starting to challenge the preeminence of ILT.

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4 Reasons to Convert ILT to E-Learning for Product Training [Infographic]

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Here is an infographic that lists 4 reasons to convert ILT to e-learning for product training. Employee training is one of the crucial elements for organizations to achieve their business goals. In this regard, many organizations are moving from classroom training to online training. Training managers are recognizing the value of e-learning and adopting the same. Please check it out.

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4 Driving Forces to Convert ILT to E-learning for Product Training

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Related Posts 6 Ways E-learning can Support Classroom (ILT) Training 5 Horrible Mistakes You’re Making with E-learning Design and Development E-learning on Talent Management Tool to Achieve a Sustainable Competitive Advantage. The past couple of decades have witnessed quite a few revolutionary trends in the business world. Here are the 4 major driving forces: 1. Growth of competition.

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How do you Blend ILT, E-learning, & M-learning for ERP End-user Training?

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You might agree that end-user training is one of the important aspects for the success of an ERP implementation. You might have also read many blogs and articles online claiming that a particular training method is the best to train end-users on the new ERP. So you agree with me that you need to blend different training methods for effective ERP end-user training. Let’s see. But how?

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A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling

Experiencing eLearning

In ILT, use a scenario to pose a question to the class. Case studies are used in both ILT and elearning. Learning Instructional Design Storytelling & Scenarios Workplace Learning branching scenario ILT vILTWhen someone mentions scenario-based learning, do you automatically think of complex branching scenarios? range of options are available, from passive to active.

No! No! No! 3 Don’ts When Converting ILT to E-learning

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When converting ILT material into e-learning courses, one wrong step can result in undesirable consequences. Here are 3 things you must avoid to ensure the successful conversion of your ILT material into e-learning courses. 1. Conversion of ILT material to an online course is a task that should be dealt with by experts as it is an endeavor that requires expertise in many areas.

Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

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When it comes to blended learning, [1] has developed a model that incorporates the best of video ad ILT (Instructor Led Training). In this post, I am going to share some background information, previous literature and the way blended learning is getting the best out of video and ILT training. This is the core or the basic explanation of a blended learning.

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Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

Conversion Estimation Some resources on the conversion of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to eLearning / Web-Based Training (WBT) – found through eLearning Learning using Convert ILT as the starting point: In What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT , they discuss compression of ILT when its converted to eLearning: Compression ratio : What would the length of the course be if it were online vs. classroom based? If there is an existing ILT course, how complete is it? Are there any hands-on labs in the ILT course? Quite good.

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How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

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One of the biggest impacts MOOCs have had is not in the massive online arena at all; it is in more traditional forms of education, namely, instructor-led training (ILT). The game has changed and ILT, whether delivered face-to-face or online, is fundamentally different today from what it was before MOOCs came on the scene. Here are some ways MOOCs are improving ILT for all forms of delivery: Higher Expectations. eLearning Featured Posts MOOC Training ILT informal learning mobile learning MOOCs social learning Why do people forget? Better Content. All Rights Reserved.


4 Ways to improve Video Conferences in Instructor-Led Training (ILT)


Follow these four best practices when conducting an Instruction-Led Training (ILT): Prepare a video-conferencing studio: No matter where you hold your video-conference from, make sure you have a good camera and the presenter is well-lit, by natural light or even an artificially designed solution. ILT sessions need to give off professional vibes to the learner. Tidy up the place.

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eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

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ILT- Instructor led training or traditional classroom training or instruction. If you’re new to eLearning or online training, it can seem like you’re wading through alphabet soup with all the various anagrams and terminology used in this industry. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?! Grab a spoon, and let’s dig in to the soup, with this eLearning glossary.

Convert Pharma Sales ILT Materials into E-learning

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Pharmaceutical sales training is not similar to other sales training programs where reps must have the selling skills and acquire product knowledge. Here, apart from product (read as drug) information, reps need to learn about the anatomy and physiology of the human body, the diseases affecting it, and their cures. To make training more interactive and interesting, e-learning can be used.

ILT Instructor Guides: Are You a Helicopter or a Free-Range Instructional Designer?

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On the… The post ILT Instructor Guides: Are You a Helicopter or a Free-Range Instructional Designer? Classroom Learning Instructional Design Instructor-Led Training Learning Project Management/Project Delivery Training Development ILT instructional designer Instructor guides instructor-led trainingappeared first on Dashe & Thomson.


How to get the most out of ILT sessions


This is commonly called Instructor-Led Training (ILT). Enroll your learners in a course that contains an ILT module/section. Whether this takes the form of documents, presentations, or videos, this will allow the learner to search outside of the parameters of the course and the ILT.  It will act to supplement their understanding of the topic. 3. After The ILT. Use teams.


Creating a good elearning or ILT course: Getting SMEs to think about outcomes

Bottom-Line Performance

So…anyone can create a course, right? But…very few people actually create GOOD courses that truly train people to do something. If you are tasked with creating a course on a technical topic…and you have to rely on a subject matter expert (SME) to help you create this course, you need to get your SME to think in terms of outcomes as opposed to content. What do learners need to do?

Tips for Conducting Successful Virtual ILT Sessions


By definition, a virtual classroom is a platform which enables the instructors and learners carry out a learning process over Web, in lieu of a traditional classroom. This definition is sometimes misconstrued to suggest that a virtual classroom should mimic an actual classroom in all features and characteristics, to attain effectiveness of learning. Keep it Short. Customization of Content.

When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?

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I was asked recently to define situations where eLearning is a smart management decision over the same course in an instructor-led training (ILT)  format. There eLearning Instructor-Led Training elearning ILTThere is a tremendous amount of information available about the advantages of eLearning as a delivery method, but there is not a whole lot devoted to this particular question.

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Is Instructor Led Training Relevant in an eLearning environment?


Is Instructor-Led Training (“ILT”) a thing of the past? With the explosion of elearning capabilities, coupled with the increasing needs to get employees up to speed quickly, AND reduce the cost of delivering L&D, a logical conclusion would be that Instructor-Led Training (“ILT”) is in its waning days. Training instructor led training iltWe think not.

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6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom

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Accidental Trainer Change Kaizen Learning Rebel Methodology Social Learning Tools Tips Accidental Trainers Classroom Diigo facebook ILT innovation Projects Tools Training Toolbox Yammer Last week I wrote about the “6 Stupid Classroom Rules Learning Professionals Still Use” Apparently I hit a nerve, but what’s important is we had some good debate. Kaizen! . Sure you have.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


These,embedded in printed learning materials such as Student Guides and Job Aids,can serve as powerful tools for delivering additional information (with multi-media support) in the context of Instructor-Led Learning (ILT) sessions without computers. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes. We have been doodling about leveraging the possibilities these quirky square codes offer while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. What is the process of creating QR Codes? What are the options available? Listly.

A Step by Step Guide to Convert PowerPoint Presentations to E-learning

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eLearning Design ILT to eLearningEven a couple of decades after e-learning’s introduction to the corporate training world, it’s uncharted territory for several organizations. They still wonder how to take the first step toward implementing online training methodologies. Are you among them? Do you wish to go in for e-learning as your training solution, but unsure of how to proceed? That’s it!

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Learning Vs. Training & Development

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It is important to know the difference between learning and training, whether you are conducting a traditional ILT course or MOOCs. MOOCs become ideal to introduce in traditional ILT structure, in such situations. Featured Posts Learning & Development Training ILT learning relevancy MOOCs training relevencyTraining is done to someone, who is put through training.

The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

blended learning class classroom content delivery education expert flipped classroom ILT instructivism instructor-led lecture no classroom novice objectivism teaching video virtual classes virtual classroom webinarI’m sure you know the feeling. But whether it be due to politeness, shyness, peer pressure, or a sense of obligation, you remained bolted to your seat until the bitter end.

The Most Important Learning Management System Features to Support Instructor-Led Courses

Absorb LMS

Absorb LMS Best Practices Features e-learning elearning eLL ILT instructor-led training learning management system LMS training Virtual classroom In many organizations, workplace learning consists of getting people into a room to listen to an instructor. If the workforce is distributed, the room used may be virtual instead of physical, and the donuts served may be imaginary instead of real.