Enough already with ILT

eLearning 24-7

The problem though is that Instructor-Led training doesn’t work, not from an adult learner standpoint, not from an attendee standpoint, not even from the standpoint of many folks who have utilized the power of e-learning (hence its extensive growth over traditional learning of ILT). I often hear people say, well, there isn’t any data to support the idea that ILT is not effective or they will tell me, it works for us, so we use it quite a bit.

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Key Takeaways from the LinkedIn 2019 Workplace Learning Report

Origin Learning

The third annual Workplace Learning Report from LinkedIn is here. Key findings from the Workplace Learning Report from the LinkedIn report are listed below: Spending on L&D is increasing, and budgets are growing for employee development. The Problem of Skills Gap.

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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.

How MOOCs Can Solve Common Training Problems

Your Training Edge

This article addresses three common problems found in training and discusses how MOOCs provide solutions to these problems. Problem 1: Employees aren’t engaged. Problem 2: It is unclear if learning is actually taking place.

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.

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How Much Do MOOCs Cost Compared to ILT?

Your Training Edge

I could say, “A MOOC equivalent to five days of instructor-led training (ILT) costs roughly $160,000, or a bit more than $30,000 a day.” And anyway, what most people want to know isn’t what MOOCs cost in absolute terms, but what they cost compared to ILT. ILT, Elearning, or MOOC?

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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. solving real-world problems).

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Blended Learning: The best of Video and ILT training

Your Training Edge

When it comes to blended learning, yourtrainingedge.com [1] has developed a model that incorporates the best of video ad ILT (Instructor Led Training). In this regard, blending of ILT with interactive video training is gaining more momentum than other blended forms.

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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. Learning Consultants, especially outside consultants, generally provide one or more of the following services: 1) Identify the problem that learning is meant to solve.

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.

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.

Using MOOCs in Corporate Training Programs

Your Training Edge

For example, will the entire training be delivered via a MOOC, or will the MOOC be used alongside instructor-led training (ILT) as part of a blended learning environment? For content areas that require more interaction and collaboration, organizations may choose to integrate MOOCs and ILT into a blended learning environment. Whereas replacing ILT with a MOOC certainly takes advantage of the technological innovations, the real benefits of MOOCs are pedagogical.

E-Learning: An Impossible Dream?

eLearning 24-7

We as training professionals have been brainwashed, due to years of being indudated that ILT (Instructor led training) is the superior and in some corners of the training industry, the best method for learning. ILT. . We have been taught that ILT is the only method and thus for the masses, they still see it this way, but the facts do not support the statement, that ILT is the best method for learning. Still heavily geared toward ILT.

9 Planning Steps for Your Virtual Learning Program

Learning Rebels

First posted on Linkedin) As the need for widespread social distancing increases, the need to move from traditional training to a virtual learning program is becoming more the norm. Most errors stem from sound/video problems and connectivity/access errors. Begin with the End in Mind!

Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

” His LinkedIn post asking to “stop giving me courses” has generated almost 100 comments to date. If they do instructor-led-training (ILT), they can cut the time in half to 100 hours.

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. Training managers can now spark discussions and let learners discuss topics and concepts to solve problems collaboratively.

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Should We Create Courses or Just Performance Support?

Experiencing eLearning

” His LinkedIn post asking to “stop giving me courses” has generated almost 100 comments to date. If they do instructor-led-training (ILT), they can cut the time in half to 100 hours.

What a MOOC Is and What It Isn’t

Your Training Edge

Unlike in traditional instructor-led training (ILT), which is typically delivered only once a year or so, or traditional elearning, which depending on the format can take considerable resources to update, there is nothing about a MOOC that is set in stone.

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How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

Your Training Edge

One of the biggest problems of both ILT and traditional e-learning is that the skills they teach are often not immediately applicable to the job, which results in inefficiencies due to forgetting and the need for retraining. ILT doesn’t cater to any of these.

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). You can potentially address any negative comments or concerns before they become larger problems.

What You Risk by NOT Using MOOCs

Your Training Edge

Big problems require big solutions. Organizations that limit their training programs to small instructor-led courses risk facing a much more pressing problem down the road. I’ve written extensively about the failure of ILT as a training format.

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Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The problem often comes back to a fundamental error in how a company introduces users to the new technology.

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Are MOOCs Too Risky for Your Corporate Training Program?

Your Training Edge

We’ve explored the arguments that MOOCs aren’t interactive , that they are a one-size-fits-all solution to a many-sided problem , and that people don’t learn very well in them. ILT can also quickly become obsolete as technological and other advances are made in a field.

5 Advantages of Face-to-Face Training

Your Training Edge

Ability to have 1-to-1 if any problem arrises. Every learner will be different, some are very independent in the sense that if they have a problem, they will eventually solve it themselves with no problem. Related Posts: Face-to-Face Learning has FAILED ILT, Elearning, or MOOC?

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Preference of E-Learning – Structured or not?

eLearning 24-7

People who were running training/L&D always viewed blended to be paper and ILT (pre-WBT). When WBT appeared, there was an “AHA moment” The early adopters recognized that web-based training not only could work, but could do a better job at training and learning, that the current mode of ILT and paper. There is plenty of data out there that supports the notion that WBT can equal and even surpass ILT for retention, comprehension and synthesis. Trends are funny.

MOOCs Are Too Uncontrollable – People Could Do Anything!

Your Training Edge

I understand the benefits of digital learning environments, but the problem remains that MOOCs are not very well controlled. It is true that learners in MOOCs have much more freedom than they do in instructor-led training (ILT) or traditional elearning.

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Training in an Ad-Hoc, BYOD Environment

Your Training Edge

The problem with this model is that the training is often delivered without regard to employees’ actual needs. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson. For more than a year now, this blog has focused on massive open online courses (MOOCs).

MOOCs at the 5 Moments of Learning Need

Your Training Edge

Traditional formats too often approach all training in the same way, such as through instructor-led training (ILT) or elearning courses. More tailored content, such as for managers, can then be delivered via a more advanced MOOC or in a short ILT session. One of the main advantages of MOOCs over traditional training methods is their ability to incorporate real-world problem-solving , giving learners experience at the moment of solve in situations where the stakes are low.

How Much Learning Really Occurs in MOOCs?

Your Training Edge

The problem of forgetting. MOOCs have many advantages over both ILT and elearning. The forgetting problem doesn’t need to be corporate training’s dirty little secret anymore. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

New Technologies Making MOOCs Even Better

Your Training Edge

More practical problem-solving experience: Simulations. Learn more about Bryant at LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/bryantnielson.

How Social Networks Can Harness the Power of Weak Ties | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The power of tools like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Yammer, are pretty astounding. After reading this, I started thinking about this new LinkedIn utility I recently installed. The real discovery came when they posed problems for various employees to solve.

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). New research and information can be introduced into a training program and reach all learners in real-time, making the training more relevant and responsive to real-world problems and scenarios. Learning analytics can also help companies predict employee performance and identify potential problems.

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The cost of video learning vs. in-person courses

Your Training Edge

Other see technical problems holding up the speed of progress. In addition, group learning, that is one of the most prominent components of in-person courses, facilitates problem solving skills and develops collaborative skills and teamwork, which are quite critical in life [6].

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LMS or LXP – Confused?

eLearning 24-7

Part of the problem is that many LXPs are adding features to make themselves an LMS, but still pushing the narrative we are not an LMS. I have seen a few posts on LinkedIn by people calling a learning system – learning software. One vendor Linkedin Learning bases it on everyone in the system, regardless if they work at your place or not.

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

Dashe & Thomson

While we may like to believe that directing and guiding our learners to new understanding is the most effective way to educate, the traditional Instructor-Led Training (ILT) model fails to recognize that our learners have changed.