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.

ILT To eLearning: A Conversion, Evolution, Or Revolution?

eLearning Industry

Learn how to translate your ILT into effective eLearning, while preserving the best of both delivery methods. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

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ILT is not Dead


While this trend continues to grow, statistics are showing that instructor-led training (ILT) is not dead. In fact, according to the 2019 Brandon Hall Study , ILT remains the primary form of learning delivery in organizations – a whopping 94%, as opposed to eLearning at 77%. For years, learning experts have been predicting that ILT will slowly phase out. ILT is still personal and engaging. ILT provides opportunities that are often more difficult when taken online.

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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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Training Delivery Methods: Choosing the Right Modality for Your Content


The magic happens, though, when strong content is shared through the most effective training delivery methods, enabling the message to be absorbed, retained, and implemented by learners. So, how do you determine the most effective training delivery methods for your needs?

Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

CommLab India

After a few months, they conducted an assessment and discovered the e-learning course was not effective and employees were not better informed about compliance. So how does one effectively transform ILT courses into engaging online courses? eLearning Design ILT to e-learning

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No! No! No! 3 Don’ts When Converting ILT to E-learning

CommLab India

But, the transition from one training method to another is never easy. You can effectively convert these documents into online courses. When converting ILT material into e-learning courses, one wrong step can result in undesirable consequences.

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


Instructor-led training (ILT) is no longer the most suitable option for company training in our intensive daily routine. Below you will find a few ideas on how to turn your already developed and well-working ILT materials into even more efficient e-learning modules.

A Range of Options for Scenarios and Storytelling

Experiencing eLearning

While that’s one way to implement scenarios (and a very effective one!), In fact, you may already be using some of these methods. Examples are the most passive method of using scenarios and storytelling, but they still work. Case studies are used in both ILT and elearning.

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Blended Training: A Host of Delivery Methods to Choose From

CommLab India

Blending different training delivery methods gives your employees a chance to learn and work at the same time. Let’s look at five benefits of using an array of delivery methods. Blending its principles with ILT opens a plethora of benefits.

Moving Away from Traditional Learning: Custom Features Supported by Modern LMS to Deliver Effective Sales Training


Traditionally, organizations used to prefer instructor-led training (ILT) approach to train their sales employees. E-learning content delivery serves as a sales training primer to help learners enhance their skills competency and effectively apply them at the workplace.

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Instructor Led Training (ILT) Vs e-Learning

Aktiv Mind

Instructor Led Training (ILT) Vs e-Learning. On the other hand, as the name suggests, Instructor Led Training (ILT) is a session where an instructor teaches an individual or a group. ILT session can be conducted either in a classroom or online. Thus, it can be said that online Instructor Led Training (ILT) is very much a type of e-learning. Instructor Led Training (ILT) and e-Learning. What is ILT? Advantages of ILT. Challenges of ILT.

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RETHINKING THE RAZOR “ILT HAS THE SHELF LIFE OF MILK” or an INTRODUCTION TO Instructor Led Interactive Learning (ILIL or Live Action Learning)

Wonderful Brain

In the midst of a project where I’m conducting quality control on both online and ILT courseware I came across this video: [link]. In advertising, this is called effective frequency. But if the event, as ILT is a fleeting event, even with legacy materials, how can this be achieved?

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How do you Blend ILT, E-learning, & M-learning for ERP End-user Training?

CommLab India

You might have also read many blogs and articles online claiming that a particular training method is the best to train end-users on the new ERP. So you agree with me that you need to blend different training methods for effective ERP end-user training.

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Effective Training Design & Delivery Considerations

ePath Learning

Relying solely on instructor-led training (ILT) is a thing of the past as there are many benefits to gain from investing in an LMS. The effectiveness of an LMS relies on both the LMS technology and the quality of your training content. Employee Training Delivery – LMS vs. ILT .

8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

Even though instructor- training (ILT) is often considered to be a convenient process of offering corporate education to the employees, video-based ILT (VILT) is slowly taking over this space.

7 Proven Tips to Create Effective PPTs For Knowledge Transfer

CommLab India

Knowledge transfer is done through training initiatives such as ILT and e-learning. As a training manager, you know that ILT is one of the methods of knowledge transfer and PowerPoint presentations are an integral part of ILT training. eLearning Design ILT Training

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How To Engage Managers In Employee Development Efforts


Over half of global CEOs say a lack of skills is hindering their company’s ability to innovate and the most favored method to bridge this gap is through training and upskilling. Give managers an at-a-glance view of their team’s development.

7 Best Practices for Effective Custom eLearning Content Development

Obsidian Learning

This is where subject matter experts and learning strategists meet to hash out learning objectives, competency levels, and possible delivery methods. Determine Delivery Methods for your Custom eLearning. ILTs are excellent vehicles for content that involves hands-on practice.

5 Tips to Conduct an Effective Staff Training Session Online

Your Training Edge

With so many people choosing to work online and in virtual offices, it is important to make these training sessions effective, so we’ve prepared 5 practical tips to help you. The global marketplace is not only about the ability to buy and sell to anyone with an Internet connection.

10 Myths About Professional Training

Your Training Edge

” The main thing to realize is that e-learning is just a delivery method. Myth #8: “Microlearning is not as effective as long-form training.”

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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.

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

Your Training Edge

If this describes your situation, aren’t you interested in learning what methods really lead to the best training results for your company? But you can still conduct a test using the method outlined below: Pick the right course.

5 Best Practices for Effective ERP End-User Training

CommLab India

But while many organizations underestimate the importance of end-user training, others use ineffective delivery methods. Blend Training Methods. While e-learning eliminates the challenge of reaching a large audience, the ILT approach facilitates a collaborative learning experience.

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 1

CommLab India

Many pharmaceutical companies are using a blend of instructor-led and online learning methods to train their sales force effectively. Online courses containing graphic elements can be used to depict the effects of diseases effectively. The task of a medical rep is tough.

[Free Webinar #2!] Convert Classroom Training to Blended Learning Using Your Creativity and Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

You may mix and match many delivery formats in order to create a learning environment that is engaging and cost-effective. A cost comparison of 100% instructor-led training (ILT) versus blended learning. I recently did a webinar on this topic. Check out the recording and the slideshare.) We had an awesome group who shared tons of ideas, so we’re going to do the webinar one more time! Join us on April 2 at 9AM Pacific. Register for free with eLearning Industry.

The Future of Classroom Training is Strong


"The classroom is still king in terms of spending, despite ever-increasing options that are seen as more effective.”. And better yet, we find it more effective. Blended Learning Combines ILT, Self-paced Instruction and More.

Back to Basics: Different Types of eLearning Delivery

Obsidian Learning

Here’s a breakdown of the three most frequent approaches we use: Instructor-Led Training (ILT) , Web Based Training (WBT). Let’s look at these delivery methods in more detail. Instructor-Led Training (ILT). Unfortunately, there are some drawbacks to this method of training.

Top 18 Incredible Resources on Using QR Codes in E-Learning & M-Learning


We have been doodling about leveraging the possibilities these quirky square codes offer while developing cost effective and powerful mobile performance support solutions. What are the possibilities these offer to make e-learning and m-learning effective and powerful? QR Codes serve as one of the most effective and intuitive ways to input our request to our mobile devices. THE JOURNEY: We at Learnnovators have always been excited about Quick Response (QR) Codes.

[Free Webinar!] Convert Classroom Training To Blended Learning Using Your Creativity & Adobe Technology

Adobe Captivate

You may mix and match many delivery formats in order to create a learning environment that is engaging and cost-effective. A cost comparison of 100% instructor-led training (ILT) versus blended learning. If you subscribe to the Learning Thursday blog series, you may have figured out from a recent article that I like blended learning. Which I do! Blending learning allows us to deliver an experience that is tailored to students’ learning styles and preferences.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

If you work in oil and gas, you’ve probably seen the effects of low oil prices in your own workplace. Training on a budget: ILT vs. WBT. Creating an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is relatively easy, but what about the cost? Is WBT as effective as ILT?

How an LMS Can Make Your Instructor-Led Training Sessions More Powerful


Instructor-Led Training (ILT) is a traditional and widely used method of training that is utilized by many organizations worldwide. Even though ILT is a very useful form of training due to higher knowledge retention, it has its drawbacks as well, such as having a limited reach, higher costs, and can be challenging to track KPIs such as learner performance and ROI. What is Instructor-Led Training (ILT)? ILT Benefits. Delivering ILT with an LMS.

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Create an Active and Collaborative Learning Environment for your Course


We are not talking about evaluating the course or having the learners’ comments on how effective (or not) it was. When a learner registers for your eLearning course, he or she would engage in any one of the following methods: · Passive and alone learning.

Why Create a Virtual Classroom?


A more time and cost-effective solution that trains amateurs towards mastery at record-breaking pace. Virtual classrooms try to emulate ILT (instructor-led-training) to create a hybrid learning situation. They find themselves comfortable with the teaching, learning and testing methods.

Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio (and did you take instructor-led training with you, or what)?

Dashe & Thomson

We recently had the opportunity to partner with a company that provides solely instructor-led training (ILT). To learn more about our new partner, I did some research on companies that focus primarily on ILT.

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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.

Will the e-learning light finally turn on for all?

eLearning 24-7

Classroom (ILT) & E-Learning (in some form). Classroom & Paper-Based (the most common method for a long, long, long time). And so on… When you think of blended learning, does ILT always appear as part of it? Why in 2012, does ILT still play a big role in learning? ILT whether it is in the educational setting or corporate setting has existed for hundreds of years. You knew that ILT as a standalone wasn’t the only solution to educate or train.