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.

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Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

CommLab India

A manufacturing firm wanted to convert its instructor-led compliance training program to an e-learning course. They converted their PowerPoint decks into an online course using Articulate Storyline with a full narration of the text in the PowerPoint slides.

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How Much Do MOOCs Cost Compared to ILT?

Your Training Edge

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?”. Not only is this not true of ILT, but the cost of an ILT course itself isn’t the full cost of running the training.

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How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 2: Goals and Assessments

CourseArc

In part one of our guide , we showed you how to define the learning objectives for a new eLearning course or training, and how to develop a strong course outline that ensures your objectives will be met. What supplemental course materials and aids will be made available (e.g.,

Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?

CommLab India

Have experience in converting classroom training resources to e-learning courses for corporate companies. Quite a few companies in the market today claim they have the ability to develop e-learning courses. Willingness to share references and provide sample courses.

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3 Quick Tips to Blend ILT with E-learning

CommLab India

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.

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4 Ways Assessments Can Measure Learning Effectiveness

CommLab India

Assessments are one of the best ways to measure the learning outcomes of online training and ILT sessions. Research by Towards Maturity revealed that a lack of inbuilt assessments leads to a failure of the whole training initiative. Importance of Assessments.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. So, the basic question is: We current provide a two day (16 hour) classroom training course for our employees. We are planning to prepare an e-learning course based on this classroom course. How should we estimate the e-learning course duration for this lesson? Of course, a lot of this has to with the type of content.

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5 Best Tools to Quickly Convert ILT Material to E-learning

CommLab India

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.

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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”. A significant component of face-to-face, ILT training, and a small component of online training.

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8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

Today there is a plenty of advanced virtual reality and assessment tools being tested and implemented in the marketplace of the futuristic learning management systems. In normal ILT sessions, using different instructors may often lead to misrepresentation of the learning material.

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course. Scenario based course. Video based course. Any course you want to be interactive and engaging (which is every course out there).

Strategies for Making the Transition from Instructor-Led Training to a MOOC

Your Training Edge

So, you have decided to replace, or at least supplement, some of your instructor-led training (ILT) with a massive open online course (MOOC). Moving from traditional ILT to a MOOC is not as simple as just putting your current learning resources online.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

I was surprised at the number of vendors offering a blended product – with ILT as more of the focus then their WBT counterpart. While there were some things that made me think, uh oh, for the most part it has potential – especially in the education/academia space – for the online components, not ILT. Key Features: Ability to view in real time an instructor presenting a course via video, while the attendees are elsewhere.

How to Blend ILT with E-learning, the Right Way : Beyond the Hype

CommLab India

Here, let’s see the different ways you can blend Instructor-Led Training (ILT) with e-learning to reap vast benefits. Put the Assessments Online . When you have your assessments online, you save time. Reinforce Classroom Training Through Online Courses.

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Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2

Origin Learning

Before diving head-on into creating a training, a need analysis is required to assess the training needs and skill gaps. Training could be conducted in-house or by hiring a training agency or by encouraging employees/learners to take up new courses in various universities.

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.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

Andragogy- Periodically you’ll see this word in blogs on course creation from instructional designers debating the best practices for teaching content and encouraging retention. Courses in an LMS usually fall into this category.

Is Your Classroom Training Course Worthy of Conversion?

CommLab India

It’s also quite common for these companies to convert their existing instructor-led training (ILT) resources into online courses instead of creating eLearning courses from scratch. Converting an ILT course will help you save on human resources required to create a course.

A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling

Experiencing eLearning

When I take instructor-led courses, often the most valuable part of the training is the stories the trainer tells. Mini-scenarios , or one-question scenario assessments, are slightly more active than just listening to an example. In ILT, use a scenario to pose a question to the class.

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How to Plan a New Online Course, Part 1: Establishing the Basics

CourseArc

Developing an eLearning course from scratch is a different process than converting an existing Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course into a digital course. Developing a new course is a multi-step process. Why are learners taking this course?

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Blended and Distributed Learning Case Study

Obsidian Learning

The existing curriculum consisted of a two-week long instructor-led course during which a rotating slate of guest speakers gave PowerPoint-based lectures. Limited time and budget – Course scheduled for four months from project start date. Pre-ILT. Post-ILT.

5 Things to Consider Before Converting Classroom Content to E-learning [Infographic]

CommLab India

It involves various considerations such as the format of the course, technology, instructional strategies, assessments, and more. Learning Technology converting ilt to elearningConverting classroom training to e-learning is not quite an easy task.

5 Steps to Convert Your Legacy Courses into HTML 5 with Ease!

CommLab India

Most of our courses were developed using Flash. Now, these courses don’t work well in many mobile devices and some browsers. ” Scenario III: Product & Sales Training Manager : “We have loads of old legacy courses which we published from ILT PowerPoint decks.

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Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

Your Training Edge

In my talks with the heads of training departments and other company leaders, I have found that many have a high level of interest in massive open online courses (MOOCs), but that they feel there are still too many unknowns. Run the courses at the same time.

6 Essential Steps for Rapid Conversion of Instructor-led Training

CommLab India

Many assume converting Instructor-led Training (ILT) into eLearning is moving their PowerPoint slides and other training resources online, using authoring tools. These stereotypes have to be broken when it comes to conversion of ILT to effective technology-enabled learning.

5 Tips to Help Struggling Students Succeed Online

CourseArc

Unfamiliarity with online courses, confusion about the technologies, or being unaware of what self-directed learning entails can be huge barriers to student success in eLearning or compliance training.

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Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags

Absorb LMS

The ability to tag instructor-led sessions with keywords can be an elegant way to present learners with a manageable list of upcoming events so that learners can quickly assess whether they’d like to attend.

Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags

Absorb LMS

The ability to tag instructor-led sessions with keywords can be an elegant way to present learners with a manageable list of upcoming events so that learners can quickly assess whether they’d like to attend.

Turbo Charge Scheduled Events in Your Learning Management System by Using Tags

Absorb LMS

The ability to tag instructor-led sessions with keywords can be an elegant way to present learners with a manageable list of upcoming events so that learners can quickly assess whether they’d like to attend.

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

Digital learning environments, like e-learning, online training, and massive open online courses (MOOCs), have without a doubt been the biggest influencers on corporate training practice over the past several years. Getting bored with the courses (38%).

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How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

I’ve written before about various ways massive open online courses (MOOCs) can improve upon traditional training, for example by better meeting the needs of today’s corporate learners and by making elearning more interesting, more interactive, and more relevant.

Latest Negative E-Learning Trends

eLearning 24-7

It gives points/higher weights to courses completed and minuses/zero weight to those not completed. ILT follows a linear format. The loser to all of this, is the person building the courses. That is the actual nomenclature to course design. It is courses then LMS.

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

CommLab India

Start converting your existing PowerPoint presentations used in classroom training sessions to e-learning courses pepping them with animations, audio, interactivities, and assessments. Once all the content is gathered and outlined, determine the outcome of the course.

Train the Trainer E-learning Course to Power up Your Training Skills

CommLab India

On the event of thanksgiving, CommLab India has launched a Train the Trainer e-learning course for those who wish to invigorate their training expertise. The course takes you through various topics such as: 1.Understanding your audience.

How to convert PPT to e-learning

Geenio

Moving instructor-led training (ILT) to equally efficient online learning is a giant leap forward that one cannot make overnight. Let’s plot the transition plan and take the first step: convert your training materials into an interactive online course.

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6 Strategies to Create Digital Learning Success

CLO Magazine

Utilization rates for noncompliance courses, in particular, tend to drop significantly as time passes. The digital environment doesn’t provide the same connection between instructor and participants, so measurable objectives are vital to assess how well content is received and covered.