Instructor-Led Training (ILT) / Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)

The instructional designers at Endurance Learning write regularly about their experiences designing and delivering instructor-led training (ILT) and virtual instructor-led training (VILT). To learn more about how our team can help you build great training, you can read more about our full service training design service or our ready to deliver train the trainer sessions.

Better PowerPoint

Creating Better PowerPoint Slide Decks, Faster

PowerPoint can be a very powerful visual aid and important tool for training… if it’s done well. Creating a better PowerPoint Slide Deck is about organizing your thoughts before you even open PowerPoint on your computer.

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Job Aids

3 Job Aid Design Lessons from a Beach in Hawaii

An effective job aid might be able to replace the need for actually training someone. At the very least, it can be distributed as part of a training to help people remember a rule or how to do something new. Drawing inspiration from “job aids” we see every day when we walk around can make our job designing effective job aids easier.

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Lesson Plans

Creating a train-the-trainer lesson plan in 7 minutes

In today’s blog post, I share a short video of exactly how I used Soapbox (an online tool) to create a train the trainer lesson plan in minutes.

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Train-the-Trainer Program Effectiveness Research Released by The Learning Guild

Wondering what makes for an effective train-the-trainer program? The Learning Guild just released a 29-page report to shed some light on the topic.

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Instructional Design

A Crash Course for a Beginning Training Designer

Are you just looking for a few resources, activity ideas and templates to help design your next training program. Here’s a “crash course” for you!

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5 Engagement Strategies for Training

From before your presentation begins to just before you wrap up a training program, here are 5 strategies you can use to get your participants to actively engage with your content (whether they want to or not!).

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