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E-Learning Analytics: The ROI for Online Courses


learning analytics is coming into its own. Industry-Agnostic Web Analytics Would you also like to have the technical identification of browsers, which version, and the device used? Research before sharing your data. Google Analytics may be the most popular and it is free. Analytics with the course or module is also available. But it's not enough feedback!

The Learning Analytics Market to Increase by 25% by 2020

Lambda Solutions

Research and Markets” recently generated a report that predicts the learning analytics market to increase by over 25% by 2020 — that’s a quarter of the market, in just four years. But what about "personalized learning methods? " — what does this mean, and how does it relate to analytics? The software does it for you, across learning/training streams, courses, people and tasks.

Research Spotlight: Learning Analytics: A Practical Pathway to Success by Sharon Vipond and A.D. Detrick

Learning Solutions Magazine

goals of the September 2016 Data & Analytics Summit. Learning Research Management Training StrategiesThe eLearning Guild’s newest white paper provides timely information and guidance that supports and extends the ongoing. This article reviews some of the basic concepts and practical advice. presented in the white paper.

Learning Analytics Policy – Looking for Input!


I’m heading to LAK 17 in Vancouver, BC to help a great crew from many countries, in a workshop on learning analytics policy (LAP). Since learning analytics policy is evolving everywhere, we’re looking for input from people, everywhere. Researching this for the learning analytics community, what we really need are more examples. What learning analytics policies have you encountered? The post Learning Analytics Policy – Looking for Input! Learning AnalyticsK-12, corporate, higher ed – all important. Examples Please!

HR Lagging on Building Analytics Skills

CLO Magazine

A majority of companies report no analytical capabilities when it comes to HR, and this could set them up for trouble. Bersin by Deloitte report found that 86 percent of companies say they have no analytics capabilities in the HR function. “Given the radical shifts in demographics and technology, doubling down on the human capital practices of the past will not be enough to get the job done,” said John Bersin, principal and founder of human capital research firm Bersin by Deloitte, in a press release. “That is really the big ‘a-ha’ moment.”

When is it time to switch from a free to a paid web analytics solution?


You might be new to the Web analytics scene, but if you’ve ever had anything to do with the analysis of Web user behavior, you’ve no doubt heard of Google Analytics (GA), the “Big Predecessor” of them all.  GA is a free service (though not the only free service) and can do quite a bit to help you track and report on where and how people use your website.

Could Analytics Kill the Video Star? by Cory McMillen

Learning Solutions Magazine

Learning Media Learning Research Management Measurement Training StrategiesAre we adopting video too quickly? Streaming video is a provocative communication tool and among the most appreciated. by students. But we lack key insights about what actually happens once the video is released, and we have filled many of. those insight gaps with assumptions. Have we been wrong?

Our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 – Proof Of Concept & Learning Analytics

Learning Cafe

Kirsty Kittos – Senior Research Fellow, Information Systems School – QUT. Kirtsy Kirtsy is a physicist currently employed as Research Fellow at QUT research specialising in the area of Cognitive Science. Aneesha Bakharia –Project Manager/Data Analyst – Connected Learning Analytics Toolkit. Thu, July 16, 2015 12 – 1:00 pm EST. Register. Following on from our webinar on Sharing our TinCan/xAPI@Work Journey – Step 2 we share our journey in creating a working proof of concept for TinCan/xAPI. TinCan/xAPI is the successor of SCORM 2004/1.2 Panel.

Top 9 e-Learning Predictions for 2014


Learning Analytics. Needless to say, many of these forecasts are also influenced by findings from respected research bodies across the world. We saw a lot of research and prototyping, and there were some inspiring success stories too. Integration of mobile learning with e-learning, and with other emerging technologies such as Learning Analytics. Learning Analytics.

Baseball, Big Data, And Learnings From Advanced Analytics

Marcia Conner

These new social tools provide researchers unfiltered access to fan’s experiences, stories, and perspectives, which they can analyze and report. For example, Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane has become famous for the use of analytics, as seen in the best-selling book and motion picture,  Moneyball. numbers strategy transformation analytics baseball data social mediaIn St.

Disruptive Educational Research Conference in India

Jay Cross

Learning Analytics, Ubiquitous learning. Next month at this time, I’ll be boarding a plane for Delhi. In the sixties I dreamed of visiting India but never made it. EdgeX aims to be disruptive. With the likes of George Siemens, Stephen Downes, Dave Cornier, Alec Couros, Clark Quinn, Grainne Conole, and me on board, I’m confident it will be. world. New forms of assessments.

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An Introduction to Population Health: Part 1

Web Courseworks

After doing a little research, the data collected from the first patient is available and the doctor can see how they were treated. HealthIT has an article that discusses the implementation of Population Health analytics in more detail. Although Download our Next Generation CME white paper to learn about what’s happening in research for CME.

Don’t Fall Behind the Web Analytics Curve


You probably hear quite a bit of buzz regarding “Web Analytics,” (particularly Google’s version of the tool, Google Analytics), and it seems to be an ever blossoming field that can feel overwhelming. Why is web analytics so important? What exactly DOES Web Analytics entail? Are you a business owner? A Web designer? Marketing specialist? Decision maker?


Research to Practice: Games and Simulations

Kapp Notes

See more research at the Stanford Virtual Human Interaction Lab. 2. Communication Research, 36 (2), 285-312. 4. The research evidence suggests the use of simulations to enhance the confidence trainees have in their ability to apply the skills learned in the training to their job. 2010) A meta-analytic examination of the effectiveness of computer-based simulation games.

The Evolving Face of Embedded Performance Support


Making this an integral part of our research activities, we have been doodling about leveraging the possibilities for developing powerful but cost effective embedded performance support solutions for ourselves, our clients, and partners. Big Data (Learning Analytics). Learning is largely informal (on-the-job), a little social (peer), and least formal (training programs and courses).

Social Media Learning: how to integrate intellectual, working and human capital…

Origin Learning

Citing a third party research report, he points out that “Social selling is leading to efficacy gains by 50%.” SMAC or the social, mobile, analytics, and cloud computing power can be harnessed in evaluating social learning solutions. “Breakneck speed” is a term that can best describe the explosion of data and information in the current digitally-disruptive era. billion annually?What

Review of Linkedin Learning

eLearning 24-7

Analytics. If you are expecting some decent analytical data, expect to be dismayed.  I have seen a few vendors go with the histogram angle, but unless I can click the “dot” for further info, I really so zero benefit is just showing me the “dots”   I should be able to drill down. . “If you have complaints or concerns, maybe you should write a blog.”

The ROI of eLearning: How to measure the success of your training program


Research and development within training centers is constantly evolving to match the learning preferences of the overwhelmed digital learner. This speaks to the well-known fact that online training programs have multiple learning analytics to report. The question being indirectly asked is: “Are you using learner analytics to improve your eLearning training programs? Simple.

Fitness Training Supports Improved Cognitive Functioning in Older Adults

Will at Work Learning

The researchers examined 18 scientific studies and 197 separate effect sizes. Research Citation: Colcombe, S., & Kramer, A. F. Fitness effects on the cognitive function of older adults: A meta-analytic study. Research BriefsA 2003 meta-analysis found that fitness training was likely to improve cognitive functioning in older adults. 2003). More Information.

Clark Quinn – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators


What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? Clark:  The research isn’t heartening. How excited are you looking at the possibilities thrown open by the power of big data and learning analytics (with the help of tools such as Tin Can API) for personalising learning? Clark:  I’m very excited about the potential that learning analytics and the Experience API provide. We were not only embedding the best research into our rules, but were adding machine learning to look for emergent patterns and tune our rules. THE INTERVIEW: 1.

10 Must-Read Articles About Big Data


Really extensive research on higher education policies, full of practical advice, mostly about planning frameworks developed to give practical guidance to those who are in charge of improving educational systems with learning analytics. In his article David Hopkins cosiders the difference between eagerly used term big data and not so trendy in last few years term learning analytics.

Tips: LMS and Analytics, Game Design, Mobile Performance Support, Interactive Webinars! by Bill Brandon

Learning Solutions Magazine

The eLearning Guild event archives, the Research Library, and other. Do you get full value from your Guild membership? curated information is loaded with useful professional information you won’t find anywhere else. Come take a look at four. examples! Games & Learning Learning Systems Performance Support Training Strategies Virtual Classrooms

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

From Harvard Business Review Analytics Services and SAS in  The New Conversation: Taking Social Media from Talk to Action  [pdf], June 2010. They are monitoring trends, promoting their brand and researching new product ideas. analytics business culture collaboration reference strategy data Facebook HR IBM marketing performanceNew additions will be marked (new w/date). AdAge.

Stats on Workplace Learning

Marcia Conner

The research shows a different trend, however, among high-impact L&D organizations, which spend less on off-the-shelf content and more on instructor-led content development and delivery services. analytics change learning His response wasn’t about the numbers rather, “There’s a magazine just about training?” percent to $55.8 billion. Total 2012 U.S.

Insight – The Top 50 LMS 2017 Report

eLearning 24-7

It’s that time of the year, when research firms, industry firms, Fred your mailman and Judy the person who nags you each day you come into your office, announces their best of the best awards. Features (Over two dozen including analyticals – example graphs). 2017 Buying a LMS LMS LMS Rankings LMS Research LMS vendor Top 50 LMS Report 2017 Uncategorized craig weiss LMS rankings LMS reportAnd I’m along with them. Well, sort of for authoring tools.  For the whole whammy of LMSs, the list has been out for nearly 12 months (for 2016). 30, 2017. . The nuances.

Top 50 LMS Report for 2016 – What you need to know (criteria, approach, and yeah some vendors)

eLearning 24-7

Analytics and Reporting (new category) – Big Data is coming, these are the top three that can make it happen. Data – Graphical – You want analytics, you are going to get – some real hard data to crunch – err, read, i just love saying “crunch”, almost as much as “munch” Discount to my “ Find an LMS ” and “ Product Assessment LMS ” services. Analytics and Reporting – There is a market seeking stronger analytical data and extraction has to be within your LMS. Not everyone gets in. Spoke.

2016 Top 10 LMSs

eLearning 24-7

As with any micro-burst system, the analytics are streamlined and the solution isn’t for everyone. Tagged: 2016 Top 10 LMS , LMS , LMS research , lms vendors , Top 50 LMS Report 2016. 2016 learning management system LMS Uncategorized 2016 Top 10 LMS LMS research lms vendors Top 50 LMS Report 2016Thank you all for the delay.  It’s been a long few weeks, putting together the 2016 Top 50 LMS Report. Before, I jump into the Top 10 for 2016, some interesting bits of info. a. Sorry, no autographs. . f.  The price is $599.  An super duper deal.  Based on 690 vendors.

Gamification in ACTION


Serious game mechanics will be embedded in daily life by 2020.” – Pew Research. “ By 2014, 80 percent of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily due to poor design.” – Gartner. Foldit – an interesting puzzle game that helped make a major breakthrough in AIDS research in just 10 days (that scientists couldn’t solve for 15 years)! Games.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

On another front, the number one reason people leave their company is lack of personal and professional development (according to research collected from various orgs. Advanced analytics for administrators – 65.7%. Advanced analytics for administrators. The problem is that the majority of systems believe that ad-hoc reporting solves the advanced analytical data angle.

Tracking sentiments

Learning with e's

As we have demonstrated with our previous research into Technosocial Predictive Analytic s (TPA), events such as flu epidemics and social movements can be tracked quite accurately over geographical location and time. learner analytics education targeted advertising sentiment tracking natural language processing learning artificial intelligencecontinued to wait. In Amsterdam.

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Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

eLearning 24-7

However, this is a system that I see as a good fit for internal (employees) and if I was willing to forgo some of the missing features in hopes that they will be there by say Q2 2016 or by end of the year 2016, and are fine with the simplified (not robust) analytics then yeah, I would definitely consider the solution. Let’s Go to the Tape. Great. Skills map on home learner page.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

eLearning 24-7

Mentor includes native apps for iOS and Android, performance tools, on/off synch and analytics are super savers in this solution, but the issue I have is that it costs extra. The admin side needs some updating, but with a “favorites” capability for learners, mobile app for recording and tracking CPD progress as well as on/off synch, and powerful video tools such as the ability to upload video from any mobile device (that has a camera) and full video course analytics and tracking, makes Unicorn a rarity in the industry. And that is a great thing. I love to travel.

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Behavior Research Links

Usable Learning

So, I was just talking to someone interesting in doing user research for behavior change, and I put together a set of links for her.  I thought it was a useful list, so also posting it here: This is a nice collection of resources about UX User Research, including a list of people to follow:   [link] articles/complete-beginners- guide-to-design-research/. Steve Portigal, who is an expert in user interviewing, has a podcast where he interviews user research people in different organizations:  [link] org/learn/wharton-people- analytics.

Book Publication Day!!

Will at Work Learning

Finally, after 17 years of research and writing, I'm finally a published author. concluded that what was needed was someone to play a role in bridging the gap between the research side and the practice side. I had a very naive idea about how I might help. Back in 2007, as I was mucking around in the learning research, I began to see biases in how we were measuring learning.