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

Your Training Edge

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. Performance support is required.

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How MOOCs Are Improving Traditional ILT

Your Training Edge

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.

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Role of a Learning Consultant: Insightful discussion imported from LinkedIn

ID Reflections

I am copying a discussion we have been having on LinkedIn as a part of the Training&Development group. The discussion that evolved has been one of the most insightful for me and I thought it should be shared with those who may not at present be a part of the T&D group on LinkedIn. 2) Understand the parameters of performance analysis.(KPI's True ROI is when you can let people know how the training has brought about marked change in performance.

MOOCs and Performance Support

Your Training Edge

A combination of knowledge transfer and performance support. Performance support is just-in-time learning that puts the knowledge employees need in their hands exactly at the moment they need it—not before (when they are unlikely to remember it), not after (when it is no longer useful), but right then and there. Effective performance support is embedded (i.e., These resources, especially task-specific tutorials, can be used later as performance support.

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. How Can You Use eSpace To Step Up Your Existing ILT/VILT Delivery?

A Case Study on Microlearning as Performance Support to Reinforce Existing Training

Adobe Captivate

Our recent discussion on a LinkedIn group received a stream of thoughts and perspectives on microlearning. Provides just-in-time performance support to reinforce learning and improves retention. Is most cost-effective way to develop and deliver online training.

Learning Vs. Training & Development

Your Training Edge

It is important to know the difference between learning and training, whether you are conducting a traditional ILT course or MOOCs. MOOCs become ideal to introduce in traditional ILT structure, in such situations. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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. How Can You Use eSpace To Step Up Your Existing ILT/VILT Delivery?

6 Strategies to Create Digital Learning Success

CLO Magazine

Before jumping into developing or reinvigorating a digital learning initiative, learning leaders should consider the following six ways to maximize effectiveness. To be effective, digital learning initiatives need support from upper management.

Twitter as Social Learning: Seven Ways to Facilitate the Exchange.

Dashe & Thomson

Where Facebook and LinkedIn serve mainly as social dashboards for our personal and professional networks, respectively, I see Twitter as a customized information portal. Back again to my last blog post, retweeting is an act performed most often by Mavens.

The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

These people hold the secret to effective networking – it’s not all about you ; it’s about all of you.

Social Learning Online: It’s Possible

Association eLearning

A major complaint among those who prefer Instructor led training (ILT) to eLearning is that eLearning is not social. They claim the lack of social interaction, both with the instructor and other learners, limits the effectiveness of the training.

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Collaborative Learning Lessons from Wikipedia (and Small Insects.

Dashe & Thomson

This same effect is seen in ant colonies and bee hives, as noted in another fascinating article I found in a post by Gisela Jonsson, titled “ Ants are stupid, ant colonies are smart.”

If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of.

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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If Wikis Work for National Security, They Can Work For the Rest of Us

Dashe & Thomson

Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend No comments yet.

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6 Steps to Prepare Your Company for a MOOC

Your Training Edge

Moving your corporate training courses to a massive open online course (MOOC) format represents a huge change, especially if you currently offer only instructor-led training (ILT). Perform a technology assessment. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

What You Risk by NOT Using MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Not providing training that is as effective as it could be. I’ve written extensively about the failure of ILT as a training format. These benefits do a good job of summarizing the main reasons MOOCs are so effective: Real-time access. ILT is just-in-case; MOOCs are just-in-time.

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Engaging Participants 3: Classroom Engagement

Your Training Edge

Most organizations still offer classroom training – it is effective, provides interaction, and provides a network for participants. In addition, help them understand that they will be evaluated on their performance.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to a study done by the Sand Hill Group and Neochange, the most critical factor for software success and ROI is effective user adoption (70% listed it as #1).

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New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

In education, remote laboratories are being constructed so students can perform chemistry, physics, and even biology experiments online—something that was never thought possible (or valuable) before. Provide real-time data about individual and group performance.

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

Your Training Edge

In contrast, the best MOOCs incorporate a variety of technologies for content creation, curation, and distribution, as well as communication and collaboration, which greatly enhance the effectiveness of digital learning environments.

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Megatrends in MOOCs: #2 Facilitating Learning Organizations

Your Training Edge

By far, one of the largest disruptive effects of MOOCs and other digital learning environments has been to move education out of classrooms and into the real world. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

The university offers inline degrees and courses for graduate students meeting the admission requirement and whose online courses give comparable learning growth and performance. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

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What Are Your Training Metrics Actually Measuring?

Your Training Edge

However, it remains that for individual courses and at individual companies, the effectiveness of training is ridiculously hard to measure. Still others have argued for separating behavior metrics from performance metrics, and other modifications. Is your training working?

People Don’t Learn as Well Online

Your Training Edge

The idea that people don’t learn as well online is usually the first argument made against massive open online courses and in defense of instructor-led training (ILT). For high-achieving, motivated learners, the format doesn’t appear to have much of an effect on learning outcomes at all.

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Face-to-Face Learning has FAILED

Your Training Edge

The idea that people don’t learn as well online is usually the first argument made against massive open online courses and in defense of instructor-led training (ILT). For high-achieving, motivated learners, the format doesn’t appear to have much of an effect on learning outcomes at all.

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Beyond Cost-Savings: Advantages of MOOCs for Corporate Training

Your Training Edge

The gamble on elearning has largely paid off: studies have shown that elearning takes less time, costs less, and increases retention compared to instructor-led training (ILT). Learning analytics can also help companies predict employee performance and identify potential problems. First, completing the training, whether ILT, traditional elearning, or a MOOC, is part of the job – not completing a MOOC would be equivalent to not showing up for work.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

They may by very knowledgeable about the technology behind a tool but can’t bridge the gap to explaining its usage to the people who will be using it, or they don’t know of the most effective learning solutions (e.g. ILT vs. WBT vs. informal learning).

Is the Training You’re Providing the Training Your Employees Want?

Your Training Edge

Instead, find ways to more effectively engage your audience by delivering the right training to the right employees at the right time. For example, provide performance support resources online so that people can access the resources they need at the moment they need them.

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

How many of you have posted questions regarding LMSs on Quora, Linkedin or the various other social media sites available on the net? Schedule ILT courses – typically appears in the event mgt section. Market themselves effectively. Talent and Performance Mgt. e-learning e-learning vendors human captial management LCMS learning learning management system learning portal LMS Talent and Performance Management virtual learning elearninfo learning management systems

Do You Know Where Your 2019 elearning Budget Should Go?

Enyota Learning

Most organizations today are focused on maximizing employee performance, and eLearning has risen in strategic importance to help them make optimal use of this most valuable asset. They turn to eLearning for the immense scope of application, cost-effectiveness, and customization capabilities.

13 Megatrends in MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Gamification has revolutionized training in general by making it more engaging and more effective. offers 25+ years of training and talent management helping executives, business owners, and top performing sales executives in taking the leap from the ordinary to extraordinary. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. MOOCs and Performance Support MOOCs and Microlearning (Visited 30 times, 3 visits today).

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

Dashe & Thomson

By their nature as an easy to update discussion forum/document repository/collective know-how workspace, wikis provide a natural outlet for the sort of informal learning that is so central to any truly effective learning initiative. If you’re not using Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, wikis, etc.,

Face-to-Face Learning is FAILED Magic

Your Training Edge

The idea that people don’t learn as well online is usually the first argument made against massive open online courses and in defense of instructor-led training (ILT). For high-achieving, motivated learners, the format doesn’t appear to have much of an effect on learning outcomes at all.

MOOC Analytics: What Corporate Training Can Learn from Big Data

Your Training Edge

What parts of your training program are the most effective? The least effective? Here are a few of them: What sequence of topics is most effective for a specific learner? This knowledge can be used to improve both instructor-led training (ILT) and online learning. Of course the goal of all training is to increase employees’ skills and effectiveness. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.