Self-paced vs instructor-led learning | Modern Workplace Learning | D2L
IE Not suppported

Sorry, but Internet Explorer is no longer supported.

For the best experience, it's important to use a modern browser.

To view the website, please download another browser such as Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Self-paced vs instructor-led learning: A comparison

The shift towards modern workplace learning has led to rising interest for more self-paced or employee-led learning within the enterprise. This chart, from the Centre for Modern Workplace Learning, plots the differences between a self-paced approach and traditional instructor-led learning and development.

Comparison of L&D Organised & Managed and Self-Organised & Self-Managed Learning

Image Source: Centre for Modern Workplace Learning

  • In 2016, 13% of companies had adopted advanced media (video, gaming, mobile) for workplace learning, up 130% over 2015.
  • The average worker spends 9.5 hours a week searching for information.
  • 69% of learning and development professionals say talent is their #1 priority.
  • Half of learning and development pros say they are challenged to get employees to make learning a priority.
  • Since 2013, AT&T has invested $250 million in education and development programs for 140,000 employees with a focus on continuous learning.

Want to get the full story?

Sign up to read this section.

Please complete this required field.
Phone number must be a valid number.
Thank you for submitting this form.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Personal information may be collected, used and disclosed in accordance with our privacy policy.