Tip #643: Skill Sets for Classroom Versus Web-Based Training

On December 10, 2016, Posted by , In trainers, By , , With Comments Off on Tip #643: Skill Sets for Classroom Versus Web-Based Training

“Specialization, concentration and consistency is the key to outstanding performance…Love your zone!”  Israelmore Ayivor

I constantly see recruitment notices for organizations seeking individuals with expertise in classroom curriculum design and delivery, as well as web-based training design. This is understandable, since blended learning is a training method that can capitalize on the strengths of both instructor-led and web-based training.

However, it seems to me that the classroom trainer and the web-based training (WBT) designer require very different knowledge and skill sets.

Let me compare and contrast the required skill sets for the stages in the training cycle, so you can see what I mean. (For the purpose of honest disclosure, I specialize as a classroom trainer).

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