eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

eLearning -Also referred to as internet-based learning, web-based learning, and online learning is any training or education delivered via computer. ILT- Instructor led training or traditional classroom training or instruction. Synchronous Learning- Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time.

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. What Is ILT? Do I Need eLearning or 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. 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.

Can web training software replace your offline training?

TalentLMS

Not all of them, of course, and not in equal measure in different parts of the world, but any business that has seen the advantages that web based LMS platforms bring to the table in terms of time, cost and training efficiency is not going back anytime. 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. Instructional Design ILT instructor led training

Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? 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 3 Responses to “Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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Terms e-Learning Designers Should Know

Mindflash

e-Learning: e-Learning is a broad term used to describe learning that occurs through the use of electronic means, which can include web-conferencing, CD-ROM, and web-based training. e-Learning can be referenced as instructor-led training (ILT), web-based training (WBT), and even computer-based training (CBT). Synchronous: Synchronous learning refers to a learning environment in which everyone participates at the same time.

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

Focusing on a new ground zero - If we hope to move beyond potential, we must move beyond where we create it – during training events – whether the event is an exotic blend of ILT/web-based; delivered in a virtual synchronous venue; detached from linearity via the use of MOOCs; or pushed out to mobile devices; or shrunken in size to form micro-learning or bursted in small learning chunks; or whatever other label we attach to it.

Weekly Bookmarks (1-2-2011)

Experiencing eLearning

3 Web-Based Tools that Generate Awesome Tag Clouds. Four-step model by Ruth Clark on designing for synchronous online training via Elluminate etc. The article is from 2005 and has nothing earth shattering if you’ve been doing this a while, but it’s a solid introduction to how to use the tools effectively and blend synchronous learning with other forms. tags: e-learning synchronous instructionaldesign blended.

Get Personal: Instructor-Led Training With eFrontPro

eFront

Just like web-based courses, instructors can schedule new in-person training courses (classroom- or webinar-based), have them appear on student calendars, control their enrollment options (in the case of limited seats etc.), For example, ILT is better for teaching subjects that involve complex interactions in the physical world or when instructors need to be able to evaluate learners’ responses in real time. Working with ILT Events in eFrontPro.

Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 Going beyond this anecdotal story on the power of social media, however, my colleague Jim Thomson’s latest blog post describes how companies using Web 2.0 ILT vs. WBT vs. informal learning). Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

Sadly though many still are in the dark on true mobile learning – i.e. not accessing their platform via a mobile web browser. Web Conferencing – You would think that all these services would have a native app for tablets. Those who aren’t are either offering native apps with online/offline synch or performing the shell game via the mobile web browser and calling it mobile learning. Synchronization has now been completed. I love the end of the year.

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. Just take your PowerPoint slides and create a separate web page for each slide, right?

Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Using Wikis to Stop Brain Drain by Jolene on February 23, 2010 in Wikis In his December Training Magazine article Training in a Web 2.0 Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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Which Training Delivery Method is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

Instructor-led training (ILT). Like ILT, VILT is synchronous, meaning that learners are taking the training at the same time with webinars and video conferencing tools such as Zoom. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn.

Which Training Delivery Methods is Best for Your L&D Program?

eLearningMind

Instructor-led training (ILT). Like ILT, VILT is synchronous, meaning that learners are taking the training at the same time with webinars and video conferencing tools such as Zoom. Share on facebook. Facebook. Share on twitter. Twitter. Share on linkedin. LinkedIn.

MOOCs in Workplace Learning – Part 1: Some Points to Consider

ID Reflections

They can be “semi-synchronous”: MOOCs can have a blend of modalities from videos and podcasts to reference links to blogs and articles, excerpts from books, whitepapers and so on. Some of these discussions are asynchronous as in the case of forums giving workers the opportunity to respond at their own pace, and some may be synchronous giving distributed employees an opportunity to interact with their peers and colleagues around a topic over a google hangout session.

The Top 5 Virtual Instructor-Led Training Platforms For 2021

Roundtable Learning

Similar to traditional instructor-led training (ILT), VILT is synchronous, collaborative, and happens in real-time over a digital platform. . In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations are faced with converting their current ILT program into VILT.

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

Convergence Training

We’ll explain this more in the following sections, but you can put training online in a variety of different manners: written materials in the form of a web page or a PDF, videos, webinars, virtual classrooms, elearning courses, and more. Web pages.

Learning Delivery: E-Learning and Mobile Gaining Ground

CLO Magazine

CLOs shift their learning delivery based on audience and content and a small increase in synchronous e-learning or instructor-led e-learning. Every other month, IDC administers a web-based survey to the Business Intelligence Board on a variety of topics to gauge the issues, opportunities and attitudes that make up the diverse role of a senior training executive. Compliance training is the only business skill content domain where C-ILT is not considered the primary delivery modality.

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

Learnnovators

They can be “semi-synchronous”: MOOCs can have a blend of modalities from videos and podcasts to reference links to blogs and articles, excerpts from books, whitepapers and so on. This semi-synchronous aspect make MOOCs appealing and effective for a wide range of topics and audience base. They can probably learn via more informal and social means—both synchronous and asynchronous. MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them.

Training on a small screen: How to use the TalentLMS mobile app

TalentLMS

Or, let’s think of a different example: A live, online ILT session is scheduled for today. For example, SCORM, surveys, ILT sessions, HTML, video, audio, presentations, documents and assessments, they’re all mobile compatible.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This should come in the form of blended learning: using ILT, eLearning, performance support and user-generated content to teach the end users how to properly wield their powerful new tool. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

Teaching Online Courses – 60 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

I looked at Virtual Classroom , Distance Learning , ILT , Teaching Distance Learning. Online Teachers: Instructions - Online Pedagogy/Teaching Tools How to facilitate synchronous learning for real and virtual learners using technology? 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.

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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. Why You Need To Digitize Instructor-Led Training: What Are The Factors That Are Pushing Organizations To Relook At ILT Delivery? How Can You Use eSpace To Step Up Your Existing ILT/VILT Delivery? It addresses the challenges that are inherent to ILT/VILT delivery.

Introducing the TalentLMS’ App for iPhone & iPad

TalentLMS

The mobile app does not try to be everything the web-app is. Offline Learning & Synchronization. You can download a course, get on a plane (or on a train or in a submarine), complete your training and then synchronize with the server when you get online. By default, whenever you view a unit or synchronize a course, the mobile app downloads its assets and lets you continue offline. Web-app link.

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

Learnnovators

They can be “semi-synchronous”: MOOCs can have a blend of modalities from videos and podcasts to reference links to blogs and articles, excerpts from books, whitepapers and so on. This semi-synchronous aspect make MOOCs appealing and effective for a wide range of topics and audience base. They can probably learn via more informal and social means—both synchronous and asynchronous. MOOCs – you can love them or hate them but you can definitely not ignore them.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments. Tips for facilitating Here are a few tips you can use in a physical classroom, during synchronous online sessions, and even (with a little adaptation) with asynchronous applications: Begin by asking questions.

A Look Back at 2020 for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

It is a syllabus and Zoom or whatever web conferencing solution you are calling a flipped classroom. Synchronous based learning is ineffective – yet a main approach with EdTech, whereas asynchronous is far better, and widely used in Corporate. .

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. You will still need to create good content, but simple eLearning development tools will help make the transition from ILT to blended learning a smoother one. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

What Can March Madness Teach Us About Blended Learning? | Social.

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 Tags: blended learning , college basketball , experiential learning , Final Four , ILT , March Madness , peer-to-peer learning , video About Paul Im the director of sales and marketing at Dashe & Thomson.

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What’s in Your Toolbox?

CLO Magazine

Every other month, market intelligence firm IDC administers a Web-based survey to the BIB on a variety of topics to gauge the issues, opportunities and attitudes that affect a senior learning executive. Last year, this survey showed that while CLOs shifted their emphasis away from classroom-based, instructor-led training (ILT) toward e-learning, the overall portfolio hasn’t changed very much. Organizations that reduced their classroom-based ILT were most often driven by cost.

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

Dashe & Thomson

And an Aberdeen Group study found that companies using Web 2.0 Putting everything together accordingly reads like this: Web 2.0 = Engagement = Productivity = $$$. While Nancy’s post is not directly focused on corporate learning, she notes that one of the major benefits of internal social media use is its effect on streamlining operations, which can certainly be said for how social media can streamline knowledge uptake and act as an “ exo-brain ,” for the overworked employee.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

According to Urban Dictionary: Your exobrain (or exo-brain) is your extended brainpower from the information you have access to from your computer or the web. Web-based learning portals are the ultimate brain food — extending brain power by positioning learning and How-To reference material close to the job, 24/7. Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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

Dashe & Thomson

Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? 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.

Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios.

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What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? by Jim on March 8, 2011 in social learning I’ll be honest. My original intention was to use this headline to draw you in, at which point I would hit you with the old bait and switch – no Charlie Sheen.

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Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

Search the blog Popular Latest Comments Tags Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS?

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