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. The problem isn’t on the MOOC side, where the costs are straightforward, but on the ILT side, where far to many of the true costs are hidden. Cost comparison: MOOCs versus ILT. ILT, Elearning, or MOOC?

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8 Things To Look For In The VILT Vendor's Portfolio And Landing Page

Dan Keckan

From work samples to selling points, vendor portfolios and landing pages often induce information overwhelm. Virtual Training eLearning Content Development Companies eLearning eBooks eLearning Outsourcing From ILT To VILT Virtual Learning Environment

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Read Between The Lines: Tips To Use VILT Reviews And Ratings For Vendor Vetting

Dan Keckan

Here are 7 top tips to use Virtual Instructor-Led Training reviews and ratings for rapid vendor vetting. Virtual Training Content Providers Review eLearning eBooks eLearning Outsourcing From ILT To VILT Virtual Learning Environment

Training Tie-Breaker: 7 Tips To Hire A VILT Vendor For Sample Projects

Dan Keckan

Read on for 7 tips to hire VILT vendors for test projects. Virtual Training Digital Learning eLearning eBooks eLearning Outsourcing From ILT To VILT Virtual Learning EnvironmentYou’ve whittled it down to your top 3 contenders. Which one is best for your bottom line?

ILT vs. VILT vs. eLearning vs. Video Learning: Traditional or Digital Learning

Roundtable Learning

There’s the tried-and-true in-person instructor-led training (ILT). In this article, we’ll provide clear definitions of ILT and its digital cousins, and we’ll note important considerations for building a program anchored in each solution. Cons of Instructor-Led Training (ILT).

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Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?

CommLab India

But not many organizations specialize in developing online training; they look for a vendor who can convert their classroom training to e-learning. But a good e-learning vendor is not an easy find. Are you looking for a reliable vendor who can meet your training requirements and convert your classroom training material to e-learning? I’ve listed the 5 must-have qualities such an e-learning vendor must possess. eLearning Design ILT to e-learning

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ILT is turning WBT in2 ILT online – its not working

eLearning 24-7

I focused on what makes WBT tick, what is the differences between WBT and ILT. They all were used to the ILT approach. They assumed that WBT, was like ILT but just online. . Because in their past, someone had followed that mantra and create courses based on ILT principles. It was ILT. ILT – the evil empire. ILT serves some purposes. Synchronous based learning, which follows the ILT approach but adds discussion boards, so that makes it okay.

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Y R Some Vendors confused about e-learning?

eLearning 24-7

Are there vendors in the e-learning space who lack basic understanding around e-learning? Lastly, if the vendors, organizations and firms whose whole background, expertise and existence is tied to e-learning and they themselves are not fully understanding it, does this bode well for the industry as a whole? (I’ll I always tell vendors that they are supposed to be the experts and not the people inquiring about the information. .

EL247?s Vendors 2 View Guide @ #ASTD2014

eLearning 24-7

” Seriously though, a lot of people ask me what vendors to see or what vendors I look at, etc. Tweets will be tied to anything – a product that I find interesting that is new or strikes me on the super wow scale, a product or products that I find missed the mark or are underwhelming, feedback from folks wallking the floor and from vendors. The vendors that I list below in my guide, are across the board. If the vendor is not listed it could mean.

2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients

Talented Learning

Innovation was stagnant and most vendor effort was invested in stealing customers from one another. The cloud enables new LMS vendors to create and support one product that all customers use providing economies of scale in research, customer support and required investment capital. The LMS industry in 2015 now has hundreds and hundreds of viable vendor solutions. The 2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Winners . Learning management systems didn’t die.

When You Need Online Learning Content Developed Fast, Who You Gonna Call?

Dan Keckan

Choosing a vendor to build your training can feel overwhelming. eLearning Design and Development Custom eLearning Development eLearning Content Development eLearning Content Development Outsourcing From ILT To VILT

April Big Question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors – What Should They Do?

The Learning Circuits

Like many industries today, there are significant changes going on for Instructor-Led Training (ILT) and Off-the-Shelf Content Vendors today. In recent conversations with different vendors, they cited a variety of pressures that are making their situations increasingly difficult: On Demand : Customers want to have both up-front training and on-demand materials. This causes several problems for ILT and Content Vendors.

April Big Question - Content Vendor Value

Tony Karrer

Since I'm likely not going to be blogging for about a week starting Friday, I thought I'd get an early jump on this month's Big Question from LCB - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do? As a content vendor providing training (Instructor Led or eLearning), you are naturally having to compete with each person's ability to find information via a Google search or through access to a service like Safari (which makes all of the O'Reilly books fully searchable).

Don’t Deprive Your Remote Vendors of Continuous ERP End-user Training

CommLab India

It is also used by remote vendors such as distributors, suppliers, and manufacturers. So, how can you ensure your remote vendors are not deprived of continuous ERP end-user training? Here are 4 ways you can ensure your remote vendors are continuously trained on the ERP system. You must setup a help desk that remote vendors can contact in case they need any information about the new ERP system. Ensure this help desk provides vendors e-mail, chat, and call facilities.

Review of ASTD International Trade Expo

eLearning 24-7

Lots of vendors, lots of potential. There were vendors that had nice LMSs and cool features. It just wasn’t me thinking this, I heard it from attendees and even other vendors who were trolling the floor. I would estimate that there was a 60-40 split, still instructor led driven, but even a significant number of the ILT vendors were offering subsets or capabilities to turn their ILT into online via webinars or online courses.

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4 Competencies to Choose a Right Vendor for Healthcare Product Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Deciding to go for outsourcing is easy, but finding the right vendor to meet your training needs is difficult, unless you know what you are looking for. This infographic lists the 4 competencies a vendor should possess for you to consider outsourcing to him. Are you a product training manager in a multinational pharmaceutical organization, where a number of new drugs are released frequently? Are you facing challenges in training your sales teams on every new product launch?

What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

Truth #1: ILT is NOT dead. Submitters to Training’s Top 125 award are much more focused on eLearning than ILT…but they still do a significant amount of ILT! Truth #3: Outside vendors matter. Vet vendors carefully and select people who can truly partner with you in supporting your L&D efforts. Bad eLearning does both.and it fuels Truth #1 – which is continuing with ILT. We need to stick with ILT.

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Planning to Switch to eLearning? Here are Your Options!

Adobe Captivate

eLearning Suite eLearning this week "Elearning authoring tools" eLearning Options eLearning vendors ILT to eLearning Off-the-shelf courses PowerPoint Rapid Authoring rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring toolsYou have decided to switch to eLearning to meet the ever-growing training needs in your organization. That’s good, but what are the options available in that case.

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Adding Instructor-Led Training to Tahoe Courses With BigBlueButton

Appsembler

So how can you take your previously classroom-bound training online and switch from ILT (Instructor-Led Training) to vILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training)? The product has deep integrations with many of the major LMS vendors, and supports LTI for integration with Tahoe. Blog BigBlueButton ILT LTI online learning open edx Tahoe vILTThe current situation has everyone moving their training and lives to the digital realm. It’s unavoidable and undeniable.

Adding Instructor-Led Training to Tahoe Courses With BigBlueButton

Appsembler

So how can you take your previously classroom-bound training online and switch from ILT (Instructor-Led Training) to vILT (Virtual Instructor-Led Training)? The product has deep integrations with many of the major LMS vendors, and supports LTI for integration with Tahoe. Blog BigBlueButton ILT LTI online learning open edx Tahoe vILTThe current situation has everyone moving their training and lives to the digital realm. It’s unavoidable and undeniable.

Latest Trends in E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

We call online learning, e-learning, not e-training, but some vendors will have you believe that “training” is the appropriate term, rather than learning. Custom Development and LMS vendors. LMS vendors – read below. LMS vendors build in-house or outsource. Back in the early years you were more likely to see vendors build their own courses, with a nice size staff and someone who had an instructional design background leading the charge.

How to choose the right LMS

eLearning 24-7

The minus: vendors come out of the woodwork to tell you their system meets those needs. No vendor could say honestly that their system is the best for you, because they are missing a lot of information. Write vendors’ names on pencils and throw them at the ceiling. Whichever sticks – is your vendor. There is no one size fits all vendor. There is “no one size fits all” LMS vendor. So many choices out there.

How to Buy a LMS

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors (and it is gaining steam) offer “active users” Active users – People who are taking at least one course during the month. There are a few vendors who will charge only when the end user completes a course (but this is rare). E-Commerce model – It is rare, but there are vendors who offer it. Some RCAT vendors have the Tin Can API as well as some LMS vendors. There is one vendor out there who has it and many people use it.

[Free Webinar!] More Courses, Less Cost: How to Provide More Content on a Limited Budget

Adobe Captivate

Many of us have limited funds, so we start asking ourselves questions like the following: Should I develop this course or learning program in house, or purchase existing content from a vendor? New year, new training budget! And a new class to help you figure out what to do with it. Managing a budget has always been weirdly enjoyable for me – sort of like playing a jigsaw puzzle with money.

WBT – What is Happening?

eLearning 24-7

The real value of e-learning and specifically WBT has somehow become entangled into this morphed methodology of creating asynchronous courses (WBT that is fully self-contained – everything is in it), following an ILT (instructor led training) approach. It is seen quite often in people building their own courses, but some online learning vendors have – for whatever reason – become entrenched in this philosophy that is how WBT should be, and frankly they are plain wrong.

DevLearn Day 2

eLearning 24-7

One of the wonderful things I love about attending expos is the ability to see new products and new vendors. For example, there were several vendors making their debut – as in their solution – at DevLearn. Not only does it show that this industry, i.e. e-learning is continuing to grow an enhance, it also shows the naysayers – we are not going anywhere – so go after the ILT people and leave us alone. Tagged: DevLearn , e-learning , e-learning vendors.

A Look Back at E-Learning in 2012

eLearning 24-7

LMSs – Finally vendors took notice. Authoring Tools – With only a small sample of vendors that are SaaS based, pickings are slim. Sure there were exceptions on the desktop side – most notably Articulate Storyline, but overall until desktop vendors see the advantages of SaaS, especially with real time collaboration and peer review, tablets will be slow going. Increase in number of vendors. I love the end of the year.

Top 7 Training Administrator Pet Peeves – And How To Address Them

Training Orchestra

There are often scheduling deadlines to meet and people to send agendas to, and dealing with unresponsive vendors can get under your skin. Tip: Review your list of vendors with your team and keep tabs on those that provide good services or products, and those that don’t. It’s crucial to get feedback about your vendors to make sure you’re working with the best people possible. Uncategorized how-tos ILT management training administrator

Top 6 Training Administrator Pet Peeves – And How To Address Them

Training Orchestra

There are often scheduling deadlines to meet and people to send agendas to, and dealing with unresponsive vendors can get under your skin. Tip: Review your list of vendors with your team and keep tabs on those that provide good services or products, and those that don’t. It’s crucial to get feedback about your vendors to make sure you’re working with the best people possible. Uncategorized how-tos ILT management training administrator

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

The data shows that what many vendors assume end users want is far from accurate. Too many vendors are focusing on talent/performance management as the next feature/component in their systems. By the mid to late 2000′s, the split returned with LCMS and LMS (and yes, there were vendors who called themselves LCMSs for as long as e-learning – online learning – has existed). rather then going through the LMS vendor. ILT/Classroom mgt – 48.5%.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have multiple systems, but generally speaking it is usually one to one, i.e. one vendor and one system. Open source systems are included, but not “customized shops or botique firms from customized Moodle per se that you pay” In the 2017 report, the number of vendors explored was 1,000. Upon making your selections, a customized Top 50 report will be viewable on your screen, listing all the vendors in the Top 50 that match with that criteria.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

Some vendors have multiple systems, but generally speaking it is usually one to one, i.e. one vendor and one system. Open source systems are included, but not “customized shops or botique firms from customized Moodle per se that you pay” In the 2017 report, the number of vendors explored was 1,000. Upon making your selections, a customized Top 50 report will be viewable on your screen, listing all the vendors in the Top 50 that match with that criteria.

5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. If you are still a huge fan of ILT or believe a blended learning approach is necessary, why stick only to PowerPoint, handouts and long talks? Expect a few commercial vendors to jump into the augmented reality space for e-learning.

May Edition: E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

In this month’s issue, my tribute is to the 80′s a time where the Net wasn’t around, ILT was the dominant force, CBT was up and coming and WBT was just a dream. The partner approach works this way: vendor A integrates Vendor B’s solution into their product. Vendor B can still sell their product as a stand alone or however this wish to do it and can still sell it/integrate or use an interface into additional vendor’s solutions.

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Analysis of ASTD International Conference and Expo 2013

eLearning 24-7

to the expo vendors who forgot to bring any type of product example to the show – this event will go down in history! An additional fee of $700 per day for vendors who wanted to use Wi-Fi, which some vendors found to be spotty at best. One vendor I know declined the Wi-Fi and instead used their 3G smartphone tied back to their laptop. If a vendor didn’t visibly list it, then upon asking, many said they were going to include it. EXTRA! EXTRA!

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2016 Top 10 LMSs

eLearning 24-7

43 profiles, whereas each vendor responded to 12 questions – covering everything from setup fees to data centers to latest features to support/training to security/privacy. . After reading thru, you will likely find the vendor you are seeking – it is that extensive. . Based on 690 vendors. Vendors in the report did NOT pay an application fee, nor did any vendor under consideration. Vendors are from all over the world.

“Automating” your Classroom Training

rapidLD

This capability is available from a number of vendors, but generally not delivered all that well. A number of more recent LMS vendor solutions on the market have tended to focus more on web-based/virtual training and (thankfully) much-improved user interfaces overall. Articles Classroom ILT“Automating” your Classroom Training.

Top 10 LMS/LCMS Trends and Forecasts

eLearning 24-7

The trends apply to both LMS/LCMS vendors. Extended Enterprise - Vendors are expanding into the wholesaler/reseller/affiliates/sales agent sector with their solutions. The note of interest is that it is occurring with all size of vendors, albeit the charge is being led by mid size vendors. Not all of the big dog vendors have entered this space, despite it being a huge revenue opportunity. and European vendors interestingly enough, do not follow suit.

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LMS Ecosystems – The next big thing

eLearning 24-7

Perhaps you see it as an extension to an already in place, ILT (instructor led training) program. If you are taking a deep look around the LMS market you may be hearing a new buzz word, “ecosystem” Some LMS vendors have used the term in the past because they themselves saw their platform as a one stop shop. They probably offered you the ability to buy courses through them eliminating the need to go directly to the 3rd party vendor.