eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

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. If you’d like to learn more, check out this article from eLearning Industry.

eLearning vs. ILT: What’s Better For Me?

Roundtable Learning

ILT, eLearning, and virtual classrooms, oh my! . But, if you’ve had to choose between eLearning or instructor-led training (ILT), you’ve probably felt overwhelmed, just like Dorothy did while traveling the Yellow Brick Road. Course- or module-based learning. What Is ILT?

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How to Convert Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to E-Learning

ICDTranslation

Instructor-led training (ILT) is no longer the most suitable option for company training in our intensive daily routine. Therefore, many companies are considering converting their text-only ILT materials into e-learning modules that feature funnier and more engaging activities such as role plays, quizzes, discussions, etc. No doubt, e-learning is more beneficial for company training, especially if done right. Choosing the Right Type of E-Learning.

What Is “Online Learning” And How to Do It Quickly and Easily During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Convergence Training

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing many people to work from home and reducing or entirely ending meetings for classroom-style, instructor-led training, there’s an understandable move to put instructor-led training online. Consider Blended Learning Approaches.

Adding Instructor-Led Training to Tahoe Courses With BigBlueButton

Appsembler

The blended model of learning and teaching, of unifying in-person instructor training with online learning materials, has again and again proven to be effective. Blended learning: Uncovering its transformative potential in higher education.

Adding Instructor-Led Training to Tahoe Courses With BigBlueButton

Appsembler

The blended model of learning and teaching, of unifying in-person instructor training with online learning materials, has again and again proven to be effective. BigBlueButton extends these core features to enable a teacher to engage students for learning.

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

CourseArc

If you have designed and administered successful in-person, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) modules, you may want to convert those classes into online courses to reach a wider audience. Or, if you’re a teacher with a great ILT track record or an expertise in a popular subject, your institution may ask you to adapt your lessons for digital students. Effectively transferring your in-person courses to an online format requires a deliberate strategy, planning, and execution.

Asynch, Synch.And the Winner is?

eLearning 24-7

Not everyone loves e-learning, nor will they. That is reality, but it is not because they find the whole online learning experience to be so distasteful, rather their like or dislike is tied to the way they need to learn. This is the essential key to e-learning. 12 years ago, you could have made the claim that F2F learning was superior to any other type of learning (remember distance via a TV or yikes – reading from a textbook?). .

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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. Defining Teaching and Learning Activities. Key points to consider: What lectures, slides, visual aids, videos, and graphics will you include in order to support each of the learning objectives? How will each learning component be delivered: Online?

MOOCs In Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points To Consider

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. 11 Difference between a MOOC and an Online Course.

WBT – What is Happening?

eLearning 24-7

The real value of e-learning and specifically WBT has somehow become entangled into this morphed methodology of creating asynchronous courses (WBT that is fully self-contained – everything is in it), following an ILT (instructor led training) approach. Premise of E-Learning – WBT (Web Based Training) Courses. Why E-Learning over ILT (Instructor Led Training). Increases comprehension and retention at a higher rate than ILT.

MOOCS IN WORKPLACE LEARNING – PART 1: SOME POINTS TO CONSIDER

Learnnovators

Having taken the world of higher education by storm (though not everyone will agree), MOOCs are all set to disrupt/re-invent workplace learning. Just as the advent of e-learning created a shift in training paradigms a couple of decades back, MOOCs are set to create another shift today. With the rise of MOOCs, we are also likely to see social, collaborative learning take root in organizations. 11 Difference between a MOOC and an Online Course.

How to Use mLearning to Maximize the Impact of Your Blended Training

EI Design

Over the past decade or so, corporate training has gone through several iterations, moving from in-class, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to Virtual-ILT and ultimately to 100% Self-Directed Learning with little or no instructor-led components. What Is Blended Learning?

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24 Virtual Training Best Practices to Follow When Shifting to Remote Learning

EI Design

If this is the first time you are moving to Virtual Training or you are looking at rapid acceleration of your ILT to a virtual mode, read on! In this article, I share 24 best practices as you shift from classroom training to a remote learning mode. Personalize the learning journey.

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Can web training software replace your offline training?

TalentLMS

No wonder most enterprises have since embraced online training with both arms. What makes offline learning expensive is not just the costs inherent in maintaining a training space and paying for instructors, hardcopies and the like. Also expensive, and perhaps even costlier than the above, is the fact the offline learning, due to its synchronous nature, disrupts your normal business hours and operations. Online training again comes to change that.

3 Hot Tips and Best Practices for Blended Learning Solutions

SweetRush

Blended learning is a great option for knowledge- and skills-based content and outcomes, as it lets you leverage the best and most cost-effective tools for the job. Blended learning describes learning solutions that combines two or more learning modalities. Blended learning is like the Swiss Army knife of learning solutions. Why Classroom Learning Doesn’t Always Meet the Need: An Example. Top 3 Tips for Creating Blended Learning Solutions.

What We Learned In Lockdown

Litmos

While vaccines are being administered now, many people haven’t been into the office in a year, lots of kids are still learning remotely , and we’re all still wearing masks. The last year has taught us a lot — about community, safety, remote work, and learning.

5 Tips to Update Sales Training during COVID

Litmos

With remote work, and so much of sales being conducted online now, the pandemic can’t be easy for salespeople. But by the same token, salespeople are social and need each other to learn. Salespeople also learn from their managers.

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New MOOC Research: What the Findings Mean for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

Aside from the time savings, the cost savings , and the boost in learner engagement, one of the biggest areas where massive open online courses (MOOCs) provide benefit is education research. MOOCs generate a huge amount of data, which can be collected and analyzed to gain insights into how people learn, what teaching methods are most effective, and many other areas related to learning. Online learning works, so let’s shift the conversation to how to make it successful.

6 Essential Steps for a Successful Digital Transformation of Your Corporate Training Programs

EI Design

The basic science of learning fundamentally explains how people learn, how to build activities based on how people learn, and techniques to assess their learning. Digital learning, synchronous or asynchronous, is different from face-to-face training.

The Basics of Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

So once again, I am here with blended learning-a phenomenon that is gaining popularity like anything. This is probably one of the most emphasized model being practiced at yourtrainingedge.com [1] , where corporate training is going beyond traditional training methods and new transformed ways of interactive learning and training are being developed on a frequent basis. Blended learning, with its blend of conventional face-to-face interaction and technology, is a new approach.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

I will go thru several areas for e-learning, not just learning systems, although by far, it will be the most, since a lot has happened in 2020. . I still wouldn’t use them, but if that is where you see your learning coming from, then go for it. Learning Systems .

The Future of Work and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

When the future of work is talked about though, in the corporate world, where is the mentioning of learning? The Future of Work’s transformation must be integrated with learning and training, and if FOW is in the new digital age, then that said learning and training, will come from e-learning (aka as online learning). Where then is the Future of Learning to jump start this Future of Work? Learning Technology. E-Learning 24/7.

Formal and Informal Learning: What’s the difference?

LearnUpon

Every learning and development team has one ultimate goal. Formal and informal learning are two opposing learning styles. So, let’s dive in, scrutinize each, and figure out which learning practice will work best for your organization. . What is formal and informal learning? . Formal learning is learning that is delivered “in a systematic intentional way”. Informal learning is on the other end of the spectrum. Online training .

Capitalize on Blended Learning to Deliver Top Notch ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

Is it Instructor-Led Training (ILT) or Online training? To deal with change issues before implementing ERP, you need video-based learning. To help end-users become familiar with using the new ERP software and understand the complex processes, you need ILT workshops and then you can gradually move on to training reinforcement through microlearning modules. Change Management with Blended Learning. ILT Workshops for ERP End-user Training.

Getting Your Compliance Training Blend Right

Interactive Services

Your learning and development team has been tasked with designing an organization-wide global compliance training rollout. Since you are looking for a solution that’s available to all employees worldwide and is easy to track and monitor, you’ve decided to go with e-learning. Identify demographics and account for cultural needs, such as a relatable learning approach important for reinforcing key topics.

Getting the Training Blend Right

Interactive Services

Your learning and development team has been tasked with designing an organization-wide global compliance training rollout. Since you are looking for a solution that’s available to all employees worldwide and is easy to track and monitor, you’ve decided to go with e-learning. Identify demographics and account for cultural needs, such as a relatable learning approach important for reinforcing key topics.

Informal, Formal – End 4 E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

That with change, and technology as a component, learntech to be exact, we must avoid wax of days gone by, with the keeping of informal and formal for online learning and immersive to boot. Yesteryear – Formal Learning. This is where informal and formal learning first made their arrivals present. If you are unfamiliar with these terms, formal learning refers to structured learning. MOOCs reak of formal learning. Learning, that I want to.

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about resources that would help instructors who are about to move into teaching online courses. It made me immediately think back to my first experience with an online session. Because it was their first ever public session and my first ever online session neither of us knew what we were doing. It definitely takes additional thinking/preparation to be good online.

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Turn Training into a Profit Center – Here’s How

eLearning 24-7

Tell people at your company, business, firm, association that you can make money with e-learning and make training a profit center, many times, you will get a “sure, sounds great”, with snickers behind the go for it. . I’m here to tell you, not only can you establish revenue with B2B/B2C training via e-learning but do it in such a way, that it becomes RR – recurring revenue and customers/clients/members/partners into repeat buyers. . E-Learning 24/7 .

5 Tips to Develop Blended Learning Programs

CommLab India

Blended learning is the combination of face-to-face and online learning. The synchronous learning strategy of the classroom is blended with the asynchronous mode of online learning to provide an ideal, enriching learning experience. How do you develop an engaging blended learning course that offers the best of both worlds to your learners? How do you create a blended learning experience that is interactive and effective?

The Importance of Online Training: 5 Benefits For Your Employees

CommLab India

The e-learning market is now 18 years old (the word “e-learning” was coined in 1998). A research conducted by the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) reported that nearly one-third of all learning content made available is in the form of e-learning. It’s a well-known fact that using online learning solutions for employee training can and has been immensely cost-effective for corporate organizations.

Scenario Based Learning, The Time is NOW

eLearning 24-7

Data backs up that folks either like online learning or do not like it. While there is a movement in edtech to change the narrative of online courses to that of skills focused, rather than theory; what hasn’t be touched is the method and mechanism, which I argue is where the focus first must go. But, when you look at academia you will see overwhelmingly the courses are synchronous based – but in corporate asynchronous based appears 90% plus.

COVID-19 and its Impact on Learning

eLearning 24-7

rather it is about the virus and its impact on learning, at the corporate level and education too. This means that a lot of students will be taking online classes and content. Each of them, will have students go online to take classes, content and so forth. Linear is the route the majority of schools and universities follow when they provide online courses. this means that your students on the west coast have to be online at 9 a.m. You want students online?

How to build an effective online course

eLearning 24-7

Easy to find information on how to build an effective online course (aka as WBT). I am never surprised on the number of people who do not know what this is – every day folks I am referring to, not an instructional designer or e-learning developer. In the past few weeks, I’ve had quite a few readers ask me whether or not there is a book they can buy to learn how to build a course. Too many of us have learned the time angle because of our days in attending school.

The Building Blocks of Technology-Enabled Learning

Your Training Edge

So, you’ve decided to start using technology-enabled learning in your corporate training program. Well, just like there is not a one-size-fits-all solution to all of today’s training challenges, there also isn’t just a single way to “do” technology-enabled learning. Whether you are using a fully online model or a blended learning model. Some of these, like learning objectives, are the same for any type of course, online or off. Learning objectives.

Cost Of A Custom Corporate eLearning Program [2021]

Roundtable Learning

eLearning can be hosted online or through a local network and commonly uses a Learning Management System (LMS). . Custom content caters to a wide variety of learning styles. Read More: eLearning vs. ILT: What’s Better For Me?

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