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. What are the top advantages and disadvantages of ILT? Peer learning and network-building.

Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market. And yet, innovative learning solutions keep coming up. You’ve probably heard or even invested in new systems such as Learning Experience Platforms, Microlearning platforms, Collaborative Learning tools and Gamification tools …. Companies are increasingly recognizing that the LMS is not enough to meet today’s learning challenges. What is a Learning Technology Ecosystem?

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Expert Tips to Help Your ILT Initiative Succeed

CommLab India

Instructor-led training or ILT is the oldest method of teaching, which has stood the test of time. Organizations do not shy away from having ILT initiatives because of the advantages it offers. Promote collaborative learning, as individuals learn better when they are together. With such advantages , it is but natural that organizations continue with ILT. How to Set up Your ILT Initiative. Create a list of learning objectives.

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ILT To Blended Or Online Training Transformation – Featuring 5 Examples

Adobe Captivate

Assessing what is the right way forward to convert your existing ILT program to a blended or fully online format can be challenging. 5 Examples Of ILT To Blended Or Fully Online Training. Even though blended training offers significant advantages over ILT training, its impact is highly dependent on how you arrive at the “right blend”. If there is a need for an instructor intervention to meet the learning mandate.

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Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

New post Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study on Obsidian Learning. Used to working long days, very positive about learning opportunities, open-minded. Commitment to active learning – Company culture supports an interactive learning approach. To save both time and money, we leveraged existing content as appropriate, and bolstered skills transfer by increasing interactivity and hands-on learning while shortening the overall ILT experience to 4.5

Instructor Led Training…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. What are the top advantages and disadvantages of ILT? Peer learning and network-building.

“Automating” your Classroom Training

rapidLD

The evolution aspect will no doubt entail greater blended learning components and independent activities. Learning management systems (LMS) have been around for many years and have improved the instructor-led class process. Better yet, you were just issued a shiny new employee badge – where’s the badge swipe thingy that automatically records your attendance and logs your arrivals/departures directly to your learning system? Articles Classroom ILT

6 Immersive Self-paced Learning Strategies to Maximize the Efficiency of Virtual Training Programs

EI Design

In this article, I share 6 immersive Self-paced learning strategies for maximizing the efficiency of your Virtual Training programs. With travel restrictions and social distancing, L&D teams are looking at approaches to convert the classroom/ILT sessions to Virtual Trainings.

18 Key Trends to Realign Remote Workforce Training Strategy in the Post Pandemic World

EI Design

Also, a long-term plan to engage remote learners – with multi-pronged approaches to connect, reinforce, challenge, and nudge toward continuous learning must be drawn up. I have grouped them as: Trends that are in the spotlight (“must have”) trends to offer remote learning. Introduction.

eLearning Trends in 2020

EI Design

Assess how they align to what we see as the workplace learning in the future. I believe all of these will be an integral part of workplace learning for the near future. Mobile Learning. Mobile Apps for Learning. Personalized Learning. Digitization of ILT to Blended or Fully Online Learning. Informal Learning. Social Learning. Self-Directed Learning. Video Based Learning (Videos and Interactive Videos).

MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

Read the previous article: MOOCs Aren’t Interactive, So There’s No Real Learning Taking Place. I understand the benefits of digital learning environments, but the problem remains that MOOCs are not very well controlled. They are usually run on password-protected intranets or closed learning management systems, so they are open only to approved learners and discussions take place within the system, not on public platforms. Integrating learning into everyday activities.

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How to Enhance the Induction and Onboarding Training with Mobile Learning

EI Design

From the organizational perspective, well-designed employee Induction and Onboarding programs ensure that new employees face a shorter learning curve to gain the required perspective, knowledge, and skills that will help them contribute in a lesser time. As a result, the traditional model of imparting an employee Induction and Onboarding program continues to be the facilitated/ILT approach. How Can You Enhance the Employee Induction and Onboarding Training with Mobile Learning?

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eLearning Trends And Predictions For 2018

Adobe Captivate

We are going through a phase of significant and rapid “ learning transformation “. This has led to an adoption of new, immersive approaches to creating impactful learning that can lead to the required performance gain. We also see that L&D teams are on the look-out for measures to evaluate the effectiveness of learning. As a Chief Learning Strategist, I have been part of many such opportunities across the world. mLearning Or Mobile Learning. Social Learning.

5 of the Best Softwares for Online and Mobile Learning in 2020

Edume

The way we approach learning, and what we consider to be viable learning solutions, has undergone a seismic shift. Technology has enabled companies to scale their learning and development programmes by digitising them. Digitisation of learning empowers businesses to reach their workforces anytime, anywhere, through online learning. Mobile learning Mobile learning is a subcategory that falls under the umbrella of online learning.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

The need for enhanced learner engagement in instructor-led training (ILT) today is stronger than ever and organizations are increasingly looking at active learner participation in instructor-led training deliveries. Why You Need To Digitize Instructor-Led Training: What Are The Factors That Are Pushing Organizations To Relook At ILT Delivery? Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Blended learning. Bring in “learning as a continuum”. Mobile learning.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

EI Design

Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. My assessment is that it will continue to do so in the balance year, too. Digitization of ILT (to Blended or Fully Online). Social Learning.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

QuoDeck

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. I have grouped them as follows: Section 1: I list the trends that help learners learn and, more significantly, apply this learning to show better performance or the required behavioral change.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2019 To Help You Enhance Your Learning Strategy And Maximize Returns

EI Design

In this article, I share my updated predictions of eLearning trends in 2019 that you can use to enhance your learning strategy. Updated eLearning Trends: Improved Learning Strategy And Maximum Returns In 2019. I have also published trends on mobile learning in 2018, and my most recent one in the series is the one on microlearning trends in 2019. In 2018, I felt that I should revisit my predictions in the mid-year to assess how my predictions fared in that year.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2019 To Help You Enhance Your Learning Strategy And Maximize Returns

QuoDeck

In this article, I share my updated predictions of eLearning trends in 2019 that you can use to enhance your learning strategy. Updated eLearning Trends: Improved Learning Strategy And Maximum Returns In 2019. I have also published trends on mobile learning in 2018, and my most recent one in the series is the one on microlearning trends in 2019. In 2018, I felt that I should revisit my predictions in the mid-year to assess how my predictions fared in that year.

Updated eLearning Trends In 2018—Featuring 4 Parameters To Help You Select The Right One!

Adobe Captivate

Parameter 1: What trends reflect the approaches that align better with the way we learn? Additionally, the following two trends that were part of the “Emerging or Maturing—Watch out for” show the following adoption: AR/VR for immersive learning: limited adoption. Artificial Intelligence or AI in learning: still futuristic. My assessment is that it will continue to do so in the balance year, too. Digitization of ILT (to Blended or Fully Online). Social Learning.

Smart Strategies for LMS Selection

CommLab India

The marketplace for Learning Management Systems (LMS) is complex, crowded and sometimes confusing for potential buyers to navigate. The organizational goals may be improving learning programs, ensuring better ROI on training, or accelerating learning performance. Highlight the fact that the instructor-led training (ILT) format may not be feasible always, and investing in an LMS will address the business need, along with cutting costs. Learning Technology LMS

Power Triad – Using mLearning, Microlearning, and Gamification to Create Immersive Learning Experiences

EI Design

One learning strategy may not be able to address all your training goals and engage the learners. In this article, I show you how the power triad of mLearning, Microlearning, and Gamification can help you create immersive learning experiences. Corporate training investments are made to help employees learn, apply, achieve improved performance, or drive change in thinking and behavior. However, one learning strategy may not help you achieve all these. Introduction.

How to Link Your Training Programs to Your Business Goals

ProProfs

Did you know that only 36% of organizations have learning strategies aligned with the long term problem that they are trying to solve? Watch this video to learn how to create an online course for your employee training program : Before we jump into the specifics, let’s address this fundamental question: Why align training programs with your business goals? Read More: Learning Paths: A Roadmap for Effective Training Programs. Learning & Training

6 Tips To Maximize The Online Training ROI

EI Design

Instead, they need to be an integral part of the cycle that begins with your Training Needs Analysis (TNA), determining the training format (online, blended, or ILT), learning strategy, and evaluation. These measures are easy to implement and will also enable you to assess the impact of each measure from Level 1 to Level 4. Aligning the learning outcomes to business and performance goals. Adopting the right learning strategy to craft the online trainings.

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6 Ways to Blend Technology in Classroom for Employee Training

CommLab India

In a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning should go hand-in-hand, to achieve the set business goals. To improve business performance by increasing revenues, reducing costs, and maximize learning it would be sensible to integrate ILT training with e-learning programs. Online Prerequisite Learning Before Classroom. In this way, you can blend technology enabled learning with classroom training.

Six Things to Consider When Implementing An LMS for the First Time

CommLab India

Are you implementing a Learning Management System (LMS) for the first time? An LMS just facilitates learning by helping manage and deliver courses. When you don’t have the resources for course creation, select the right e-learning vendor who has expertise in rapid authoring tools. A capable e-learning partner will take care of your courses’ development and deploy them on your LMS. Being ready with all your learning requirements helps you know what works better.

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

EI Design

The need for enhanced learner engagement in instructor-led training (ILT) today is stronger than ever and organizations are increasingly looking at active learner participation in instructor-led training deliveries. Why You Need To Digitize Instructor-Led Training: What Are The Factors That Are Pushing Organizations To Relook At ILT Delivery? Adapt to their preferences and learning styles. Blended learning. Bring in “learning as a continuum”. Mobile learning.

eLearning Trends In 2019: How To Use Them To Enhance Your Learning Strategy

EI Design

In this article, I share the eLearning Trends in 2019 you can use to enhance, measure, and maximize the impact and returns on your learning strategies. eLearning Trends In 2019 You Can Use To Enhance Your Learning Strategy. Facilitate the application of the acquired learning on the job. Section 2: I list trends featuring learning strategies with a proven track record of delivering a better engagement quotient and higher training impact. Mobile Learning.

7 Tips To Create Learning Portals For Employee Training That (Actually) Work

EI Design

If you are looking for ways to create engaging learning experiences that motivate learners to come back for more, learning portals for employee training are a must-have. In this article, I share 7 tips to create learning portals that actually work. How To Create Effective Learning Portals For Employee Training. L&D teams continuously seek approaches that will help learners acquire learning, apply the acquired learning effectively on the job, and perform better.

Any e-learning professional

CommLab India

The way e-learning has transformed the distribution of information is truly remarkable. From A-Z, the e-learning industry has a language all its own. In this article, I am listing the various terms involved in a successful e-learning. Here is my A-Z of e-learning. A – Adult Learning Principles. Part of being an effective educator involves understanding how adults learn best –Steven Lieb. B – Blended Learning . Involve me and I learn”.

How To Use Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance

Adobe Captivate

This article outlines how you can use Mobile Learning to increase employee engagement and boost employee performance. Using Mobile Learning To Increase Employee Engagement And Boost Performance . Mobile learning or mLearning involves the use of mobile technology to enable learning anytime and anywhere on mobile devices at the learners’ own pace. Just about everything has gone mobile today and Learning is no exception. How learners want to learn.

How Personalized Gamification Can Increase Learner Engagement

Adobe Captivate

Gamification for learning provides highly engaging and immersive learning experiences. From a debatable impact of using gamification for serious learning, this is one technique that has come a long way. It is now accepted as an effective learning strategy to create highly engaging learning experiences. But this is not all, as we have also used gamification techniques successfully for: The application of learning on the job. Learning As A Continuum.

Why Adopt Gamification For Corporate Training – 8 Questions Answered

EI Design

It is more than a buzz and is gaining momentum on account of increased adoption of mobile learning. At EI Design , we have an established gamification practice and we have seen a steady increase in the last two years in its adoption for serious learning (for corporate training). Gamification is an approach where elements and principles of gaming are used to create a more effective and engaging learning experience. Better Learning Experience.

4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Sticky learning (through steady reinforcement).

How To Use Gamified Microlearning Activities To Boost The Impact Of Your Corporate Training

EI Design

In the last few years, you would have seen two significant trends in online corporate training: A Wider Acceptance Of Gamification For Serious Learning. From its early avatar as performance support or just-in-time learning aids, today microlearning based training is being used across the majority of corporate training needs. It is being used to offer formal training, and it continues to be the preferred choice for job aids/learning aids. Collaborative learning.

Upgrade Your Training With 5 Interactive Video Strategies

EI Design

The usage of videos for learning is well established, but the trend you should watch out for and adopt is the interactive video. The fact that videos continue to be a popular choice for learning is well known. Just take a look at the following stats that re-affirm why investment in video based learning makes sense. What Is Driving The Wider Usage Of Video Based Learning Strategies? Increased adoption of mobile learning.

Plan Your Blended Learning Approach: A 3-Step Process

CommLab India

Most learning and development professionals have heard of blended learning. Before we proceed to understand how to approach blended learning, let us first see what it really means: Blended learning is a learning technique where a learner learns at least in part through delivery of content and instruction by means of digital and online media with some element of control over time, place, path, or pace. Implementing blended learning isn’t a fad anymore.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Mobile Learning. Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. Sure there were exceptions on the desktop side – most notably Articulate Storyline, but overall until desktop vendors see the advantages of SaaS, especially with real time collaboration and peer review, tablets will be slow going. eLogic Learning. exact learning. Litmos – but only assessments.

10 Mobile Learning Trends to Adopt in 2020 – To Drive Employee Performance and Behavioral Change

EI Design

According to a survey by the Brandon Hall Group, Mobile Learning now features among the top three business development priorities for companies and ranks only behind the need for seamless business alignment and improved data mining. Loved by learners for the flexibility and control it offers, Mobile Learning is now the dominant mode for online training delivery. Mobile Learning in 2020. Here are my recommendations on Mobile Learning Trends you should adopt in 2020.

Healthy Learning: Modernizing Health Care’s L&D

CLO Magazine

Health care’s foundational employee training lies in old-school brick-and-mortar academics, but the challenges facing the industry — including large technology rollouts, staff attraction and retention, compliance training and the influx of millennials to the health care workforce — mean learning and development departments have to figure out how to go digital to accommodate employees and the patients they serve. Utilizing learning technologies can help. The Tech Suite for Learning.