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Return on Learning Metrics

Origin Learning

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

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?


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

Tony Karrer

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 - 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.

LAK11: Metrics

Viplav Baxi Meanderings

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.

To Deliver Results Start with Why?

CLO Magazine

Demonstrating the business value for learning is not a matter of providing more resources for measurement, evaluation and analytics. Measurement business value measurement metricsTags: business value , measurement , metrics The post To Deliver Results Start with Why? It’s a process that permeates the learning cycle, starting with why? Start with why. Define expectations.

#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 2

In the Middle of the Curve

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

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?

#iel12 Social Media Analytics - Pt 1

In the Middle of the Curve

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.

#lak11 getting #learning #analytics on track demands interdisciplinary teams and connectedness

Ignatia Webs

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

#OER #MOOC online learning papers from Open CourseWare conference

Ignatia Webs

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.

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Reading: How should we measure online learning activity?

Dont Waste Your Time

I’m very interested in learning analytics in general, but probably more so in their application to how they can be used to benefit both the academic team (to help guide and improve the offered course) and the students so they can be used to help them guide and motivate them through the learning materials. ‘, from the ALT journal Research in Learning Technology , is a good place to start looking at the metrics involved, and how we should measure/interpret them too. This paper ‘ How should we measure online learning activity? If you’ve time, read it too.

7 ways to use Google Analytics for an LMS with eCommerce


If you use an  LMS with eCommerce features , you could also benefit from using Google Analytics. As a Business Analyst at LearnUpon, I check Google Analytics multiple times a day to assess how campaigns and content are performing. Here are 7 tips for using Google Analytics with an LMS with eCommerce functionality. Google Analytics gives you hundreds of things you can measure. Almost

HR is a-buzz with analytics

Learning on the Leading Edge

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.

Enhancing our Reporting and Analytics


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.

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Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

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.

Google Analytics Version 5 Manual


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

Predictive Analytics: Anticipating Your Next Move by Steve Foreman

Learning Solutions Magazine

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

Copy and Paste Google Analytics Profiles


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.

Reading: Digging Deeper into Learners’ Experiences in MOOCs

Dont Waste Your Time

That’s why this paper loaded to 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).

Mapping metrics

Learning and Working on the Web

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.

Web Analytics Over Reporting!


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.

#oeb14 Ellen Wagner @edwsonoma on PAR and #data are changing everything

Ignatia Webs

Analytics are taking the world by storm. 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.

Big Data: The Holy Grail for L&D?


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.

NMC horizon #report 2014 on #education in #HighEd

Ignatia Webs

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

Origin Learning

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.

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Blog, Message, Participate – Join the Social Learning Brigade!

Origin Learning

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].

Gamification in ACTION


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?

How big data changes the training scenery


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.

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Jay’s new book on learning metrics

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

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.


A day in the life: The quantified self

Learning with e's

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


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.

When It Comes to Technology, All That Glitters Is Not Gold

CLO Magazine

The Quest for Metrics. To avoid making costly technology mistakes, many customers are looking for better analytics and metrics to help them assess learning impact. Tying learning metrics to business performance is vital to learning program success. These are heady days for learning leaders. In 2015 alone, more than $6.54 billion in 2014 and $1.64 billion in 2013.

The Future Of Higher Ed And Its Impact On Elearning

Upside Learning

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.