Information Learning Technology

Information and Learning Technology (or ILT) is a term mainly used in the British further education sector. It describes the methods of using technology to enhance the learning experience within education.

Possible applications of Information and Learning TechnologyEdit

  • Use of sound within an otherwise static presentation: There may be an image in a PowerPoint presentation, which could be clicked upon in different areas to provide audio commentary.
  • Use of digital video or digital images for learning activities.
  • Use of a VLE to run courses and activities within and outside an educational establishment.
  • Interactive quizzes/activities - either online or within a classroom using an electronic voting system made up of infra-red handsets and a receiver.
  • Use of podcasts or downloadable MP3s for classroom notes, revision or whole lectures.
  • Use of collaborative documents within a group environment.
  • Use of planification, budget-tracking and resource management software such as a training management system to streamline back-office training processes.[1]


  1. ^ "Why LMS's are not built to manage ILT and what to do about it". Training Magazine.