Hybrid Workplace – Will ILT become a relic?

eLearning 24-7

Before diving into this topic and then seeing all the folks rant on LinkedIn about how ILT is great, will survive, e-learning is awful, and the moon is definitely made of cheese, I wanted to let folks know (who are not aware), that I have a podcast! Management training.

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Introducing the eLearning Challenges Blog Series

Bottom-Line Performance

We’re pleased to announce a new blog series called eLearning Challenges. It looks at the real issues our clients face when developing learning solutions. We are genuinely excited by the growth of mobile learning and game based learning solutions in the workplace… and many of the examples and case studies we will show in this blog series indeed fall into these categories. Lack of expertise in learning design.

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Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

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Blended learning is not new to training. Yes, you probably do remember and that’s the point of blended learning. Make no mistake, today blended learning goes beyond merely tagging on a movie or performing a Web Quest on the internet. The “new” blended learning means finding the right balance of learner participation and instructor facilitation. Today’s learners expect a different kind of learning experience.

Here’s How You Can Create the Perfect Blend of ILT and E-learning

CommLab India

Check this blog to know how to blend classroom and online training formats, in an effective manner. eLearning Design ILT to E-learning Conversion

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Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

Blended learning is a much heard word that has been thrown around quite a bit lately and takes together the best of both e-learning and classroom learning. In fact, it appears to be the best solution overall since it appeals to all learning settings, styles, demands and needs. It synergizes the support of the classroom learning with the flexibility of e-learning. This is the core or the basic explanation of a blended learning.

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Converting Classroom or ILT sessions to Impactful eLearning nuggets

Tesseract Learning

With the current situation and social distancing norms, more organizations are preferring online mode of learning or are looking to convert their existing ILT to eLearning programs. One of the key decisions is how to continuously train the employees. Blended learning.

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Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you. We make the learning experience as real to them as possible. We blend it.

ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats

Your Training Edge

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 point is that when many people, even in L&D departments, think about effective corporate training, they have one specific format in mind, and that format is usually either instructor-led training (ILT) or elearning. Instructor-led training. Elearning.

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Kirkpatrick Revisited by Barbara on April 18, 2011 in Instructional Design After I finished my post a few weeks ago on Reevaluating Evaluation , I found out that Donald Kirkpatrick , the granddaddy of the Four Levels of Evaluation, was taking a farewell tour before his retirement and would be presenting a workshop at the American Society of Training and Development (ASTD) in Minneapolis.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

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Early indications of this same paradigm shift can be seen in the learning and education arenas. We are moving, albeit in fits and starts, from traditional learning environments, where curriculum are essentially assigned to learners, to more collaborative and innovative environments where learners can self-direct their learning and participate in communities of passion. In both cases, the managers had complete control over the training their workers did or didn’t get.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Re-evaluating Evaluation by Barbara on March 16, 2011 in Project Management/Project Delivery For years, I have dutifully included a description of Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Learning Evaluation in every proposal for every company I have worked with. The focus is on the training event itself and the follow-up to that event. Blog this!

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Sound of Silence by Jim on April 7, 2011 in eLearning At what point does narration really add anything to an eLearning module, and at what point is it simply being added because “it’s what’s expected?” The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles.

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ILT To Blended Or Online Training Transformation – Featuring 5 Examples

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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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Top 5 Reasons to Incorporate Blended Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

And all of this has been made possible with the marvelous effects of blended mobile learning. Making education accessible to those with smartphones and stable Internet access, blended mobile learning can supplement, if not substitute, formal education systems.

Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training by Jim on May 3, 2011 in social learning A continuing theme among my blog posts has been the difficulty of demonstrating the ROI of social learning initiatives. will increasingly have a role in all facets of modern business, and particularly modern business learning. Blog this!

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

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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.

How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

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. Better Learning Formats.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves by Paul on May 17, 2011 in user adoption User adoption is the single biggest challenge when implementing new technology – it is now and it has been for 15 years. Blog this! View all posts by Paul → ← How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training. Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post.

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Rx for SMEs | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Rx for SMEs by Jolene on January 14, 2011 in subject matter experts , system implementation training Subject Matter Experts are some of the hardest working people on the planet — especially when it comes to system implementation projects. Start a page for each learning topic and add draft learning objectives and content. Blog this!

Going from ILT to blended learning

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Like a lot of things, how we learn and how learning is presented has been changing in the last decade. We’re seeing a shift away from traditional methods of education, one filled with in-person lectures, to a more blended model that uses a mix of old school methods of education and modern tech to create an experience that is more immersive and effective (upwards of 59% of teachers see a boost in engagement in a blended learning setting ).

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What Makes for Successful Blended Learning?

CommLab India

In blended learning, ILT and eLearning provide a comprehensive learning experience. This blog discusses criteria to design blended learning. eLearning Design Blended Learning

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The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Temporary Staffing Revolution by Paul on December 28, 2010 in Temporary staffing A few weeks ago, I grabbed coffee with a long-time family friend that happens to be a training developer. Our director of training development called us an Enterprise Training Partner today. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool? As support, Anderson provides examples in which exceptional performers (elite dancers, TED Conference speakers), learn from their counterparts around the world by watching them online. But why is video so much more effective at accelerating innovation than, say, print – or even eLearning?

Implementation of Effective Blended Learning Program for Employee Onboarding

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Induction programs are an integral part of the training calendar of any organization. Our renowned client hires around 40 new employees every month who are trained through a traditional classroom training program. Few of these included less learner engagement, boring sessions and inability to transform the ILT program into engaging e-learning program. The training material was blended with visuals, animations, games and interesting stories.

A Complete Guide On Blended Learning Solutions

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share a guide that you can use as you embark on the conversion of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to blended learning solutions. These pointers will help you create high-impact blended learning programs and a positive ROI. All About Blended Learning Solutions. Before I outline the step-by-step guide that you can use to convert your ILT programs to effective blended learning solutions, let me touch upon a few essentials.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Moving from Teacher to Facilitator by Michael on January 25, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Facilitation , Informal Learning , Training Development As a leader and teacher in the classroom and online for over 15 years, I still face the challenge of making content “real” for learners. Why are they in this training session? Blog this!

The Return of the (Digital) Native | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Return of the (Digital) Native by Jim on March 25, 2011 in mobile learning In recent years, we’ve all heard a lot about digital natives. Textbooks, blackboards, and overhead projectors remain the tools of choice for many teachers, at a time when their students are geared to learn from iPads, PowerPoint, and instant messaging. Blog this!

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? by Barbara on March 28, 2011 in Instructional Design , performance support Accelerated Learning Mind Map While I was taking classes in curriculum design, we discussed, at great length, different learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. The students directed their own learning.

Learning from The King's Speech | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Learning from The King’s Speech by Jolene on February 26, 2011 in Informal Learning , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning , social learning With the Academy Awards coming up, one of the most talked about movies this month must be The King’s Speech, which I finally saw this weekend. Blog this!

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Power of Your Network by Michael on February 9, 2011 in customer service , marketing , sales , social learning Whether it is building our LinkedIn Contacts or Followers on Twitter, gathering Friends on Facebook or Yammering with our fellow work teams, the buzz of “networking” is always present. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Can Games Transform the World? | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Can Games Transform the World? by Jolene on March 11, 2011 in Gaming Theory , Instructional Design , Training Development , eLearning Over the last year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about how to incorporate games into eLearning instructional design projects. Blog this! Download the whitepaper » Blog this!

Essential Strategies to Engage Learners in a Blended Learning Program

CommLab India

Blended learning offers engagement strategies from both eLearning and ILT. This blog discusses a few strategies of blended learning to engage learners. eLearning Design Blended Learning

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Elements of Blended Learning Strategies

Origin Learning

Blended learning is a powerful approach to make training an inherent part of corporate culture. Not only does it reduce the reliance on traditional classroom training, it also makes sure that learning is an all-time, enterprise-wide activity which learners can undertake at their own pace. Today’s blended learning strategies focus on how to combine the various learning techniques to achieve the overall aim of knowledge building. E-Learning.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Hey, That's Social Learning! | Social Learning Blog

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Hey, That’s Social Learning! by Jolene on December 14, 2010 in social learning Recently I witnessed a fabulous and fascinating display of social learning – a high school chamber music concert. These kids really get social learning! The eLearning Guild hosted an engaging, curiosity-inspiring conference focused on social learning.

5 Tips For Managing Effective Blended Learning Through An LMS

Upside Learning

How often have we heard our clients lament about the main function of the Learning Management Systems (LMSs) – that they are largely concerned with the management of learning rather than the process of learning itself? However, after having seen a number of LMS implementations across various industries, I am of the opinion that an LMS can be smartly used to deliver effective blended learning that focuses primarily on the process of learning.