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.
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?
Converting ILT to eLearning: Benefits and Tips
MARCH 15, 2016
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. Want to try yourself?
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?”. 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.” But Cost comparison: MOOCs versus ILT. Total cost: $450,000.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
I’m tired of hearing the excuses. 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’m tired of people generating all types of reasons for not building engaging e-learning content. I’m tired of seeing PowerPoint with an audio or video clip spun as a sound WBT course. 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. 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.
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?!
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.
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. eFrontPro 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.
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. best practice in v-ILT is to engage the learner every three to four minutes.
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.
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?
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.
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% to be exact, according to the 2012 ASTD State of the Industry report. 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.
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.
ILT Instructor Guides: Are You a Helicopter or a Free-Range Instructional Designer?
APRIL 29, 2015
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How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
From the outside, corporate training appears to be something of a paradox. On one hand, it is becoming ever more necessary for companies to provide training, especially for recent college graduates: according to a Gallup survey , only 11% of business leaders believe that college graduates are adequately prepared to succeed in the workplace. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged.
Software Training With E-Learning: Ways To Create Effective Training Within Available Means
DECEMBER 6, 2016
For forward-looking organizations serious about reaping the many benefits of training, e-learning offers numerous advantages when compared to other traditional ways of imparting workforce training like Instructor-led training(ILT) or classroom learning. Traditional training programs are time consuming and take the employees away from actual work –related deliverables.
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.
When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision?
DECEMBER 17, 2012
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 ILTdecided to poll some of [.] The post When is eLearning a Smart Management Decision? appeared first on Social Learning Blog.
9 Items to Consider When Choosing a Venue for your Training Program
Your Training Edge
MARCH 3, 2016
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Can web training software replace your offline training?
DECEMBER 2, 2015
All the familiar ingredients of an enterprise (offline) training session circa 2000. No wonder most enterprises have since embraced online training with both arms. Offline training is costly. Let’s be clear about the biggest pain point with offline training first: it’s expensive. Offline training is a disruption. Offline training is ineffective.
Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget
DECEMBER 2, 2015
New post Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget on Obsidian Learning. The answer, as almost always, is training and communication. But when downsizing occurs, training is often one of the first line items to cut. Training on a budget: ILT vs. WBT. Say you have to train 200 employees on a new, streamlined process. Is WBT as effective as ILT?