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AILA Learning Formats

AILA’s professional development programs are offered through different learning formats to fit each member’s schedule and learning style. From classroom or online, to blended options, the following summary provides an overview of AILA’s learning formats so that members can choose the option that works best for their needs.


FAQs

What is an in-person conference?

An in-person conference is a live full-day (or multi-day) meeting and event hosted at a conference venue. Participants must be physically at the location to participate.

What is a virtual conference?

A virtual conference is a live full-day (or multi-day) interactive meeting and event designed to occur entirely online using a virtual event platform with no in-person component. Participants connect via the Internet.

What is a hybrid (webcast) conference?

A hybrid conference, otherwise known as a webcast, is a full-day (or multi-day) meeting and event that has both an in-person live audience as well as an online audience. Online participation is the live streaming version of the in-person conference. Online participants connect via the Internet and watch the in-person conference via a live stream in real-time.

What is an online course?

An online, self-paced course is a curated set of video learning modules providing between 10 to 20 hours of interactive, specialized content, with a mix of instructional videos, quizzes, readings, discussion forums, exercises for hands-on practice, sample and reference documents, and tests.

What is a seminar?

A seminar is a live faculty-led program that focuses on a discrete issue. Participants can join online or telephonically. Participants hear the audio presentation and can ask questions. To view the PowerPoint presentation during the live seminar, participants need to log in online.

What is a video roundtable?

Video roundtables are live, free video discussion opportunities for AILA members that take place via the Zoom conferencing platform. AILA selects moderators to help guide the conversation while allowing all participants an opportunity to actively engage.

What is a tutorial video?

Tutorial videos are short (3 to 6 minutes in length) recorded videos, free to all AILA members, covering real-world practice issues in an easily searchable format.

What is OnDemand?

OnDemand is a recording of previously presented content.


What are the main differences between AILA’s various learning formats?

Learning Formats

 

Virtual Conference

Hybrid Conference

In-person Conference

Online Course

Seminar

Video Roundtable

Tutorial Videos

OnDemand

Location

Online

Blended, live in-person or online.

In-person

Online

Online or over the phone

Online or over the phone

Online

Online

Content

Live faculty-led

Live faculty-led

Live faculty-led

Recorded faculty-curated learning modules

Live faculty-led

Live faculty- led, peer-peer discussion

Recorded video content led by an individual faculty member

Recorded

Length

One or multiple days

One or multiple days

One or multiple days

Self-paced over several weeks to months

90 mins

1 hour

3-6 mins

Varies based on the content length

CLE credit eligible

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes, except for late- breaking

No

No

Generally yes, but jurisdictional exceptions may apply

Written Materials

Yes, Conference Handbook & PPTs if used by presenters

Yes, Conference Handbook & PPTs if used by presenters

Yes, Conference Handbook & PPTs if used by presenters

Supplemental written materials are provided

A written article is provided & PPTs if used by presenters

No

No

Yes

Access to Exhibitors

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Networking

Yes

Yes

Yes

Limited

No

Yes

No

No

Live Q&A

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

Food & Beverage

No

In-person only

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

Price

AILA Member rate averages $300-400 for single day

AILA Member rate averages $300-400 for single day online participation, $475 in-person participation

AILA Member rate averages $475 for single-day conference depending on location and venue

AILA Member rate averages $575

AILA Member rate averages $129, special pricing may apply

Free for AILA members

Free for AILA members

Varies based on content

Recording

Free recording included

Free recording included

No, recording can be purchased separately

Recorded content is accessible for one year

Free recording included

Included (select roundtables are not recorded depending on the content)

Recorded content

Recorded content

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 20082690.