Return on Learning Metrics
APRIL 5, 2016
When return on learning (RoL) metrics include evidence of positive impact on business outcomes, Learning &Development, as a function, moves to becoming a strategic business enabler! And with the depth of data that analytics engines can capture these days, these learning interventions and their impact on business outcome can also be measured. The challenge is manifold in this case.
Mobile learning and personal metrics
Learning with e's
OCTOBER 11, 2013
The second principle is perhaps even more interesting and relates to personal metrics: "As mobile learning is a blend of the digital and physical, diverse metrics (i.e., Metrics gathered from these kind of interactions will be quite valuable, not only to retailers who want to harness direct marketing ("forget your problems John Anderton.") More on this tomorrow.
How Does Your LMS Metrics Measure Up?
OCTOBER 15, 2014
It’s a sad statistic: LMS are not measuring metrics as expected! With the lightning speed at which we create and send out data on the Internet, data analytics tools are a necessity. Intelligent metrics are needed for intelligent systems. Online training providers and schools are now looking into external metric measuring tools to integrate in their existing LMS infrastructure.
ROI and Metrics in eLearning
OCTOBER 16, 2007
I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. I did a quick search for resources and here's what I found. BPM and workflow technologies have been able to achieve significant gains in productivity Metrics Recently, functional managers have begun using eLearning to meet business objectives. This is where w Return on Investment in Training - Learnativity.com The problem is that nobody is quite sure what the appropriate metrics are for measuring ROI for learning. thought it would be worth posting this list here. Use EVA instead. ROI is toast.
Viplav Baxi Meanderings
JANUARY 16, 2011
My observations were: Organizations use LMS metrics to measure employees’ learning and development and derive RoI from training initiatives. Performance management systems could include mechanisms to track or correlate from other perspectives as part of appraisal processes, perhaps thereby adding to the accuracy of analytics. There is a choice involved that, on a larger scale, impact the metrics that the LMS collects. It is one of the subjects for LAK11 - knowledge analytics. But what does that imply for our metrics discussion? Let us look at time spent.
#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 2
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 5, 2012
Analytics - how an organization arrives at an optimal and realistic decisions based on data. Social Media Metrics (at this point Firefox crashed. Klout - Peer Influence (can't find the link right now) - Twitalyzer - Google Analytics (most popular tool for measuring websites and traffic sources) Pick one tool and STICK WITH IT. Analytics - want to leverage data from as many sources as have access to. More people accessing iPad on weekends vs. desktops on weekday -- Do NOT analyze with only one metric. Is a blog social media? Website - do we care? manifest.)
Why you need to take a Google Analytics approach to measuring learning
Dawn of Learning
FEBRUARY 26, 2014
Today, L&D measures learning activities through metrics such as time-in-training, completion rates and test scores. Unfortunately, this isn''t the language the rest of the business speaks, because these metrics don''t prove that the provided training is working. And what it wants is low-level, actionable metrics. That''s a pretty disheartening thing to hear. were visited?
#lak11 getting #learning #analytics on track demands interdisciplinary teams and connectedness
JANUARY 13, 2011
Grasping all the factors of learning analytics is at the core of LAK11 course. In order for learning analytics to take off, strategies must be in place that clearly recommend teacher or trainer interventions to pick-up those learners who are at risk of dropping out of courses or trainings. research lak11 eLearning concerns eLearning analytics
#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 1
In the Middle of the Curve
JUNE 5, 2012
2 of my professional keywords for this year are "mobile" and "analytics". Social Media Analytics for Higher Education - Stephane Hamel International Institute of Business Analytics - the group that does CCBA and CBAP certification (Introductions - small group in this workshop) What is the value that we put on the outcome of social media? - Not just return on investment but return on engagement In traditional orgs - spend a ton of money on the tools, but they haven't spent the money on the skillset or the culture change. Our clients are starting to talk about social media.
#OER #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference
APRIL 24, 2014
The most interesting for my research and online learning interests was the one from Cohen, Omollo and Malicke which was an article on " a Framework to Integrate Public, Dynamic Metrics Into an OER Platform ". The authors look at the usefulness of opening up meaningful analytics coming from shared Open Educational Resources (OER). This issue features a selection of papers.
HR is a-buzz with analytics
Learning on the Leading Edge
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Two days ago I sat in on a webcast given by Google’s people analytics manager, Neal Patel. Simply, HR analytics is the wave of the future. Speaking of reporting, an HR analytics group is not a reporting function; the staff goes far further than aggregating data and comparing groups’ scores in a benchmark-y kind of way. HR analytics is about having a question, translating it to a hypothesis, and testing that hypothesis empirically. Both webcasts paused to touch on the obstacles to widespread use of HR analytics. What I got out of them? No expertise.
Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot
JANUARY 13, 2016
The app-less and non-computer interface uses air gapping concept to unlock the gun. A bio-metric feature enables the gun to unlock with fingerprint under a second preventing accidental discharge or wrong user access. Big data and Analytics – how they can be put to use? However, these brands compete vigorously to stay ahead in their respective businesses. Constant innovation is core.
Enhancing our Reporting and Analytics
APRIL 8, 2013
I’m very excited to announce that Mindflash has enhanced our reporting capability with advanced learning analytics reports. We’ve always had a reporting functionality here at Mindflash. It worked for most of our customers; but the further our customers took their training courses, the deeper the reporting they needed. What questions are they trying to answer? Terrance Seto is a Sr.
Predictive Analytics: Anticipating Your Next Move by Steve Foreman
Learning Solutions Magazine
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
When you really think about it, it is strange that businesses continue to rely on learning metrics that merely indicate whether an. Analytics provide boundless opportunities. individual completed and passed, completed and failed, or did not complete training. for us to collect and use much more meaningful data. Here is the basic information you need in order to get started! Emerging Topics Instructional Design Management Measurement Professional Development
Reading: Digging Deeper into Learners’ Experiences in MOOCs
Dont Waste Your Time
JULY 2, 2015
That’s why this paper loaded to Academia.edu by George Veletsianos piqued my interest – is there something in here that can help me understand the metrics we need to use in order to measure the learning and/or success of a MOOC? ” Unsurprisingly the authors highlights the lack of literature around MOOCs that look into the metrics of MOOCs that are not captured on the MOOC platform (EdX, Coursera, FutureLearn, etc.), MOOC Coursera Distance Learning edX FutureLearn Learning Analytics Online Course Social Learning Social Network Student Experience2015).
Google Analytics Version 5 Manual
AUGUST 5, 2012
With the recent release of the new version of Google Analytics (V5), the old support resources available via the web are not relevant. Here is a 32 page basic end user Google Analytics manual which reviews basic metric terms and how to access and modify rudimentary reports for Version 5. Google Analytics V5 End User Introduction Manual. Media 2.0 Web/Tech
#oeb14 Ellen Wagner @edwsonoma on PAR and #data are changing everything
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Analytics are taking the world by storm. parframework.org Learning analytics, big data is at its vanguard. Pushing the data in LMS, in comprehensive analytics is very complex. We cannot process it using normal analytical tools. Most of data comes in spreadsheets, so there is a big step to figure out of the big data solutions compared to our educational analytics.
Copy and Paste Google Analytics Profiles
JULY 23, 2012
Ever wish you could create identical Google Analytics profiles, apply a new filter against the new profile and thereby track portions of your web site as if those sections were totally idependent? You can now accomplish that very same task natively within Google Analytics! I'm thrilled to see Google incorporate this feature into the new version of Google Analytics.
Learning and Working on the Web
MAY 11, 2009
Beth Kanter shares her presentation on Mapping metrics to strategy (with slide show) focused on non-profits using social media: The session will share an overview of why the sequence listen, learn, and adapt is critical to implementing a successful social media strategy. We’ll examine what can and can’t be quantified as well as various metrics and analytics tools.
How big data changes the training scenery
JUNE 14, 2016
Their activity in each learning session will generate metrics that will be the base for the next and improved learning session. Well, the actual collection of all these data happens through xAPI and its learning record store of actor – action – object activity statements, but everything can be connected to the company LMS and its analytics and reporting tools, for best training results.
Big Data: The Holy Grail for L&D?
APRIL 22, 2016
But, up until now, one of L&D’s biggest challenges has been to identify and capture metrics that clearly align learning with bottom-line business impact. Instead, L&D must identify, measure and assess metrics that clearly establish how employees’ knowledge levels impact their ability to improve job performance. Will Big Data be the answer? Many think so.
Jay’s new book on learning metrics
Jay Cross's Informal Learning
MAY 25, 2009
This takes more than jargon and metrics. from analytical to intuitive, and from. New book: What Would Andrew Do? by Jay Cross & friends. How to sell senior management on the value of learning. Preview and Table of Contents. 189 pages, $19.99 hard copy or download , $14.99 read-only. To be successful, they must think and act like business people. What Would Andrew Do? businessman.
Web Analytics Over Reporting!
NOVEMBER 1, 2011
As crazy as that may seem, I just received an answer back from Google tech support on an anomaly I had noticed on both historical WebTrends, and current Google Analytics data. Web metrics data from both systems stated that in a 30 day period over 220,000 unique visitors had visited our internal employee portal. Here is the situation, my company has around 120k employees. Eh gad.
NMC horizon #report 2014 on #education in #HighEd
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
My top 3 topics suggested as upcoming learning trends are: Learning analytics (time-to-adoption: now): although I will address some of my own doubts on the current trust in the learning analytics overall, I do feel this (together with a lot of other big data) will result in new findings that can (CAN) enhance learning for all of us as well as each of us.
5 Features That Define the Next Generation Social LMS
AUGUST 31, 2015
Social Analytics. Use social analytics tools embedded in a Tin Can-compliant LMS and track the learning metrics. Social learning has been in existence for ages now. Inherently, man’s basic desire is to observe, learn, and share. Today, social learning is more defined to the extent of being perceived as a formal concept. Truly Social. Intuitive & Ease of Use.
Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!
OCTOBER 19, 2015
Is it possible to capture the metrics in an engaging and effective way ? Analytics Prove It Works. The Cisco learning team also used analytics to track ongoing usage rates, including the number of passive and active users, click-thru traffic and how users rank content. Can an intranet platform work? The answer to all these questions is a resounding YES! Source: [link].
The Future of the LMS
JULY 26, 2016
Analytics. Program managers pick their favorite metrics and apply them to their weekly updates and for the most part, we in the industry are missing out on the incredible potential in this field of metrics. The Future of the LMS – Where Are We Going? Most of these science fiction professionals have taken various swings and unfortunately missed the mark horribly.
A day in the life: The quantified self
Learning with e's
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Essentially, the quantified self is all about personal metrics in the form of bio-data and other information we generate each day. big data education horizon report learner analytics learning Life logging personal learning quantified self Technology the future of education Much has been written recently about personalised learning. What is the ''quantified self''? What are your views?
Four Reasons to Replace Your Outdated LMS
JUNE 7, 2016
LMS is Missing Valuable Reporting and Analytics: Can your LMS tell you how many users completed a particular certification exam on their first attempt? Does it provide simple/understandable metrics to inform how your organization is progressing to achieve its talent development and compliance goals? Four Reasons to Replace Your Outdated LMS.
Why Your CFO Should be Your BFF
Learning on the Leading Edge
JULY 14, 2014
The majority of HR teams still have a long way to go in establishing confidence in their analytics capabilities. But what did surprise us was how low the number still is: our study last year found that only 15% of the organizations surveyed believe their HR teams have strong credibility in talent metrics and analytics. That's no big surprise.
The Future Of Higher Ed And Its Impact On Elearning
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Appropriate metrics of evaluation lag the emergence of new scholarly forms of authoring, publishing, and researching. Learning Analytics. I recently came across the 2012 Higher Education Edition of the NMC Horizon Report , and found it quite fascinating. Here are the key points from the Horizon report. Technologies to Watch: Near-term Horizon (Within the next 12 months). Mobile Apps.
Stupidly Simple Strategy to Demonstrate Training Effectiveness
APRIL 22, 2013
One of the most important aspects about any training initiative is gathering user metrics in the effort to analyze the effectiveness of the training. Even if you don’t have a ton of time to dedicate to robust user analytics, you can improve upon the Level 1 reporting data by simply administering a similar survey prior to the training being taken. Tools for Evaluation. Summary.
How Experience API Can Support Personalized E-Learning in Organizations
DECEMBER 30, 2014
The future of corporate learning is personalized learning – the ideal that organizations are and will be trying to reach by capturing learning metrics and using data analytics to derive actionable information from it. Experience API or xAPI or Tin Can API is a technology that allows learning to become more informal, personalized and more fluid in nature. Like our post ? First name.
MIT Symposium Focuses on Data Quality
Learning on the Leading Edge
JULY 25, 2014
Just about every organization involved in analytics faces these challenges – and it can seem daunting, especially in large organizations with many disparate systems and silo’ed analytics groups. ” As a first step, HR analytics team can start by prioritizing their most important metrics based on what decisions their organizations are trying to make.
LAK11: Semantic Web and Learning Analytics
Viplav Baxi Meanderings
JANUARY 30, 2011
For example, SABA’s BI (I think they use Business Objects) & SABA Social or Mzinga Omnisocial Platform analytics or Valdis Krebs’ work at orgnet or the work being done at Radian6, don’t leave much to imagination. have also come across Knowledge Advisors and their Metrics That Matter line of products for talent & performance and learning. They offer an on-demand SaaS Human Capital Analytics System with rich dashboards and an impressive client list. Traditional BI has permeated the education function, at least in terms of the available platforms. Filed under: 3.0
Building a Learning and Performance Support Ecosystem (Steve Foreman) #elguild
DECEMBER 17, 2014
Knowledge Management: look up info and access tools A searchable knowledgebase, publishing/workflows, curated, analytics -- giving people access to the info they need when they need it. Portal Search Engine knowledge base, communities, courses xAPI Learning Record Store Analytics/reports Newsfeeds How do we create ecosystem solutions? Think strategically, analytically, holistically. Think analytically. What are your business metrics? Establish metrics that are focused on those business metrics. Measured success using business metrics.
Gamification in ACTION
JANUARY 8, 2014
The Business of Gamification Infographic : An interesting infographic from Demand Metric on gamification and how it works. It will also amalgamate further with the power of other emerging technologies such as Big Data Analytics and Internet of Things (IoT), providing us with more powerful gamified experiences. Karl Kapp. What are some of the interesting use cases in this regard?