The term e-learning first popped up in 1999. So it ISN’T new.
But 20 years after that debut, technology and events conspired.
The outcome? Nothing short of a virtualized learning tsunami.
In fact, experts now predict over 75% of ALL training events will be online by 2023.
Whether or not that prediction holds, one thing is certain…
Your instructors WILL lead a virtualized training event before their instructional career is over.
Yet the transition from in-person instructor-led training (ILT) to virtualized ILT can be difficult – even for the best instructor.
Compared to in-person, the virtualized environment is flat.
Many subtle cues instructors rely on are lost in the virtual environment, creating struggles they didn’t experience in-person.
In addition, rather than the single, physical instructional environment they controlled…
Your instructors now must deal with dozens of individualized learning environments.
Unlike an in-person classroom, those instructors have
no control over the distractions within those environments.
But for instructors with appropriate skills, their success in a virtualized environment is not only possible, they can guarantee it.
The secret – blend existing ILT skills with new skills specific to the virtualized environment.
When done well, these skills let your instructors reach beyond the screen to connect with learners and ensure their engagement.
Our virtualized instructor training gives your instructors these new skills.
Of course it helps when their training event materials have been optimized for the virtualized environment.
Which is why we recommend combining virtualized instructor development with virtualized training conversion… or even from-scratch virtualized training design.
Either way, when you’re ready to give your instructors the skills they need to deliver successful virtualized courses, contact us for a complimentary strategy call.
We’ll define your instructors’ current skill sets, discuss your short and long-term goals, then identify the best way to bridge any gap between those skills and goals.