ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats
Your Training Edge
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
Corporate training used to mean one thing: “Here’s an orientation pamphlet and a couple of manuals. Then it meant another: “Your training will take place October 14 through 18, from 9 to 5. The popularity of each type of training has risen and declined according to various factors, including who’s in charge, training budgets, and what’s trendy. Instructor-led training.
What is an ILT?
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
One of those terms is Instructor Led Training which is abbreviated to ILT. Our team often hears the question: “We want to move our training online, can we schedule in person sessions as part of a course on your LMS?” In this post, I break down what an ILT is and how you can incorporate them into your courses today. Instructor Led Training. Common types of ILT.
5 Reasons Why ILT Remains Vital
MAY 12, 2016
All Training TipsThe 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.
Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning
OCTOBER 4, 2016
A manufacturing firm wanted to convert its instructor-led compliance training program to an e-learning course. 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. Where had they gone wrong?
3 Best Ways to Blend ILT with E-learning [Infographic]
JULY 15, 2016
Organizations are spending a lot of money on training. But, in a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning separately may not satisfy the intricate learning needs of organizations. So to improve business performance, you need to blend classroom training with the digital training medium. Share your thoughts.
How Much Do MOOCs Cost Compared to ILT?
Your Training Edge
MARCH 19, 2015
Not surprisingly, one of the most common questions I get from people who are interested in using massive open online courses (MOOCs) for training is: “How much do they cost?”. I could say, “A MOOC equivalent to five days of instructor-led training (ILT) costs roughly $160,000, or a bit more than $30,000 a day.” Cost comparison: MOOCs versus ILT. ILT, Elearning, or MOOC?
ILT and E-learning: How Different Are They?
OCTOBER 10, 2016
then moved on to the more tested-and-tried form of teaching – classroom training. Today, I am going to compare instructor-led training and e-learning to give you a better picture of both the worlds and what sets them apart. Instructor Focused vs. Learner Focused: In ILT , the trainer is the key. Some trainers use PowerPoint presentations to aid their training.
3 Quick Tips to Blend ILT with E-learning
JUNE 27, 2016
ILT (Instructor-led Training) or e-learning programs by themselves may not be sufficient to meet the intricate learning needs of organizations today. As an organization, are you still using the classroom to train your employees? If so, you can blend your classroom training with e-learning to reap more benefits. Move as much of your training content as you can online.
Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
These developments have also changed the training requirements, making online training more relevant. But not many organizations specialize in developing online training; they look for a vendor who can convert their classroom training to e-learning. Have experience in converting classroom training resources to e-learning courses for corporate companies.
How do you Blend ILT, E-learning, & M-learning for ERP End-user Training?
OCTOBER 27, 2016
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.
How to Blend in ILT For the Perfect elearning Solution
DECEMBER 4, 2015
But just because we’re champions of putting your training online, improving learner interaction, and increasing memory retention doesn’t mean we think eLearning is a one-size-fits-all solution to training. In fact, many times eLearning is enhanced by the use of instructor-led training. Still, instructor-led training isn’t always a perfect solution either. When ILT Works.
4 Reasons to Convert ILT to E-Learning for Product Training [Infographic]
DECEMBER 22, 2016
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. Product training is very important as successful sales people play a major role in achieving revenues.
4 Driving Forces to Convert ILT to E-learning for Product Training
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Some of these trends have not only altered the way companies do business, but also the way they train their employees. Some of these trends have become the driving forces behind moving instructor-led training – which for years, reigned supreme in the world of corporate training – online. eLearning Design instructor led trainingGrowth of competition.
ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
I’m tired of hearing that because people do not have an instructional design background nor training background, it is acceptable to create linear courses online. I did not come from a training background. After a period of time, I decided to jump to the corporate level as a training manager. I had no training experience, no training background. I focused on what makes WBT tick, what is the differences between WBT and ILT. I turned to my executive assistant, who knew nothing about training, instructional design and e-learning. . It was ILT.
Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training
Your Training Edge
AUGUST 8, 2016
When it comes to blended learning, yourtrainingedge.com  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. Now let’s come to the side of training.
ILT…Is It Still the Gold Standard?
Your Training Edge
OCTOBER 30, 2014
In the training world, we often refer to instructor-led-training (ILT) as the gold standard. We compare every other form of training to it and seek to replicate it as closely as possible when developing new training methodologies. Digital learning environments like massive open online courses (MOOCs) are starting to challenge the preeminence of ILT.
Tired of Trends? Five 2017 Training Realities
JANUARY 24, 2017
To get a better sense for how organizations are really delivering training, I asked eight of our in-house experts to weigh in. Based on the thoughts of these individuals, I have created my list of five realities for learning leaders to consider as they solidify their 2017 training plans. Instructor-led training (ILT) isn’t dying, but it’s getting more creative.
5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning
JANUARY 23, 2017
When converting your ILT material to e-learning, you consider various aspects such as the format of the training material (micro module or video), the platform on which it will be delivered, whether to build it in-house or outsource, the duration of the course, and the authoring tool to be used. eLearning Design Convert ILT to E-learningArticulate Storyline 2. Converting PPTs.
4 Ways to improve Video Conferences in Instructor-Led Training (ILT)
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
What they lack however, is the ability to connect a live training session with other aspects of elearning. Here’s where an LMS comes into play: It allows for seamless integration of one or more video conferencing sessions with the overall training plan. Your next Instructor-Led Training will be smoother and more enjoyable with eFront learning management tools.
Learning Vs. Training & Development
Your Training Edge
JULY 29, 2015
I have talked about a lot regarding training and development, in my previous blog posts, both in educational and professional context. Many of people’s responses made me encounter a question that is there any difference between learning and training. However, the very same training experience might be training for someone and learning for the others. All Rights Reserved.
A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling
NOVEMBER 10, 2016
Some of these options can work for both elearning and instructor-led training. When I take instructor-led courses, often the most valuable part of the training is the stories the trainer tells. The stories are often about how a real person applied this training in their jobs or about how a failure to apply principles caused problems. Provided Examples. Mini-Scenarios.
Pitney Bowes Employs Training to Accelerate Transformation
AUGUST 14, 2015
With operations in more than 100 countries and hundreds of technical and software offerings, training has become an important part of the company’s business strategy. Dr. Janet Lockhart-Jones explains how training is helping transform Pitney Bowes and how the organization is viewed by its clients. A best practice in v-ILT is to engage the learner every three to four minutes.
Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating
OCTOBER 14, 2009
So, the basic question is: We current provide a two day (16 hour) classroom training course for our employees. 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?
How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 30, 2013
For almost two years now, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been remaking the educational and training landscape. 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. Why do people forget?
eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms
MAY 11, 2016
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. eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. SCORM, LMS, AMS, LCMS, API, JITT, what does it all mean?!
7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training
MARCH 9, 2016
New post 7 Tips To Apply Microlearning In Online Training on Obsidian Learning. In this article, I’ll share 7 tips that can help you take advantage of microlearning in your online training program. How To Apply Microlearning In Online Training. To ensure that your microlearning online training courses are effective , follow these 7 development tips. Make it responsive.
The Business Case for Online Training
JANUARY 25, 2017
As proof we learned something, we filled out a work book for each section and signed it at the end to demonstrate that we’d completed the training. 3 days of soul crushing boredom; of not doing the job I was hired for; of various human resources staff being taken away from their daily jobs to put on this on-boarding and training course. Great. I remember nothing.
Is Instructor Led Training Relevant in an eLearning environment?
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
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.
The Future of Classroom Training is Strong
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
This is one of the top findings in Brandon Hall Group’s 2016 Training Benchmarking Study. Instructor-led Training Lives On. The death of instructor led training has been greatly exaggerated. ATD and Training Magazine each have annual reports with slightly different numbers but the end result is still the same: Classroom training is the most widely used delivery method.
When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model
MARCH 26, 2013
We have tons of technology at our disposal, but the majority of companies still use some form of instructor led training (ILT) — 59.4% Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Limited time available for employees to complete training. Email.
How to get the most out of ILT sessions
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Blended Learning is the combination of online courses with traditional classroom-based training (or webinar ). Online training is an excellent medium for the delivery of training, but it is at its most potent when it is combined with face to face and peer oriented training. This is commonly called Instructor-Led Training (ILT). After The ILT.
ILT Instructor Guides: Are You a Helicopter or a Free-Range Instructional Designer?
APRIL 29, 2015
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.
Convert Pharma Sales ILT Materials into E-learning
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
Pharmaceutical sales training is not similar to other sales training programs where reps must have the selling skills and acquire product knowledge. Most training programs for medical reps consist of three segments – home-study, field training, and formal classroom training. To make training more interactive and interesting, e-learning can be used.
5 Advantages of Face-to-Face Training
Your Training Edge
DECEMBER 4, 2015
It is true that online training is more readily available and perhaps more convenient but in terms of efficiently learning, it may not be the best way to go yet. Face-to-face training is the traditional way and still has its strong foundations embedded into the learning process for many companies and institutions because of its clear advantages. Here are some of them: Networking.