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The Ultimate xAPI Beginner’s Guide

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Throughout the years, we’ve spoken with clients and prospects who have come from a variety of backgrounds when it comes to their understanding of the Experience API (xAPI). The knowledge we’ve seen ranges from knowing almost nothing about xAPI, but … Read More. The post The Ultimate xAPI Beginner’s Guide appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog.

3 Types of Learning Analytics – An Introduction

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Using analytics for learning and development is quickly gaining traction in usage and popularity. This is especially true for large and enterprise organizations. Having the ability to gain data and meaningful insights from learning activities helps organizations improve not only … Read More. The post 3 Types of Learning Analytics – An Introduction appeared first on Riptide Elements. Learning Analytics key performance indicators learning analytics

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What’s the Current Job Market for Learning Analytics Professionals?

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A giant is awakening in the world of learning analytics and data science. As technology like machine learning matures, and the organizational demand for big data skills continues to flourish, learning analytics professionals with skills in big data and data science will be a needed-asset to any data-driven learning & development function. learning analytics

xAPI vs SCORM – Which is Better?

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By the time you’re done reading this, you’ll be able to clearly articulate the differences when it comes to xAPI vs SCORM. One of the most critical pieces of information to understand when addressing these two specifications is that xAPI … Read More. The post xAPI vs SCORM – Which is Better? appeared first on Riptide Elements. xAPI SCORM xapi

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CFO’s Guide to Building an HR Team with Limited Time, Budget and Resources

Building the ideal HR team doesn’t happen overnight—especially when CFOs have limited time, budget and resources. But our new guide can give you advice on where to start and key focus areas you need to know. Download our guide today!

The Crawl, Walk, Run Methodology for Adopting Learning Analytics and xAPI

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Most of the time, complex tasks are best approached in bite-sized pieces. In our 20 plus year history, Riptide Software has developed and delivered complex distributed software, managed implementations, and sustainment of these systems. Learning Technology Adaptive Learning learning data learning analytics

What is SCORM? A Simple Explanation

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In its most basic form, SCORM is a collection of technical standards and specifications for e-learning. It stands for Sharable Content Object Reference Model and was originally designed to enable interoperability between types of e-learning content on LMSs. What is … Read More. The post What is SCORM? A Simple Explanation appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog. Corporate Training corporate training e-learning learning technology

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Why xAPI Data, Information, And Insights Are Not The Same

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Data and analytics have been a hot topic. Not just in the Learning & Development industry, but other industries as well.

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Meaningful Business KPIs for Learning and Development

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Key performance indicators (KPIs) run the business world. Whether you’re measuring sales, cost, time, or something else, the closer that these KPIs come to impacting the business, the more valuable they are to key stakeholders. This is an important consideration … Read More. The post Meaningful Business KPIs for Learning and Development appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog. Corporate Training key performance indicators

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How To Capture Informal Learning Data to Tell The Complete Learning Story

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Before we begin our dive into informal learning, it’s important to baseline that learning is happening everywhere. We’ll explore exactly what this means in a minute, but learning does not simply happen within an LMS or Sharepoint portal. informal learning learning data

The Role of Human Resources in Workplace Safety

While it may seem obvious to say that safety is important for any company to embrace, making it a priority as an HR representative will not only be beneficial to your employees but to your bottom line too. Download this whitepaper to learn more!

What Is A Learning Record Store (LRS)?

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Tim is an Chief Learning Officer at an enterprise corporation. Last year, he designed and implemented a new eLearning courseware program enabled by a Learning Record Store. An executive meeting was scheduled for today, and Tim was excited to present the results from his new learning program. Learning Record Store LRS xAPI

8 Resources That Will Help You Learn About xAPI

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Are you trying to figure out what xAPI is all about and what it means for your organization? You’re not alone!

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2 New Year's Resolutions for L&D in 2018

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2018 is here and with the New Year comes the opportunity for fresh starts.or does it? The truth is, any point in the year is a good time to press your “reset” button and put your best foot forward. Mentally, the New Year just makes this easier to do (and a fresh budget doesn’t hurt

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An Introduction to Big Data for Learning and Development

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We love big data - especially for the Learning function. You may have wondered what big data entails, and how it can aid you in your day-to-day job. Or maybe you’re already using it! Big Data Learning and Development xAPI

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Five Reasons Leaders Invest in Language Training

Communication is the lifeforce of any company. Without it, productivity, employee happiness, and ultimately your business suffers. Investing in language learning better positions global business leaders to see gains in organizational effectiveness as a result.

Who Else Wants World-Class Training Based On Business Goals?

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The path you take on a journey determines whether or not you’ll reach the destination. There are “multiple roads to Rome” but some of these roads are more laden with obstacles and challenges than the others

What Everyone Should Know About Evaluating Learning Knowledge Transfer

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There’s a cliché saying that knowledge is power. And if that’s true, are your learning and development efforts empowering people with knowledge that impacts behavior and performance

3 Critical Takeaways from Learning Technologies 2018 in London

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As we returned from London, we reflected on the conference, the people we met, and the lessons we learned. There were many talented speakers who showed up to share their industry knowledge and professionals in the space voicing their thoughts on pertinent industry topics

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The 3 Levels of Gamification for Corporate Learning

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The thinking of “gamifying” learning and learning content has been a buzz topic in recent years. For some, gamification means taking pieces of learning content, or learning topics, and turning them into games where users can “Learn by Playing.” Gamification can be an extremely successful learning approach, but there needs to be strategy behind it. Corporate Training gamification

From Surviving to Thriving: Returning to what science says about how we think, work, and learn

Speaker: Clark Quinn, Ph.D., Author and Executive Director of Quinnovation

The pandemic and associated upheavals of 2020 have led to both the need and opportunity to rethink how we think, work, and learn. In this session, Dr. Quinn will go over the implications for learning and working effectively both in general and in this new era. Come see what L&D can, and should, do to help transform organizations to work smarter (and wiser)!

The Value of xAPI in High-Consequence Industries

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The excitement around xAPI has grown steadily in the Learning and Development community. The xAPI specification provides learning practitioners a never-before seen view into student behaviors and a common language to tie those behaviors to performance on the job. Unfortunately, … Read More. The post The Value of xAPI in High-Consequence Industries appeared first on Riptide Elements. xAPI Guest post

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How To Begin Measuring Learning By Design

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This may or may not surprise you - but there is a disconnect when it comes to business managers requesting training, and training professionals actually delivering the training. Elearning

3 Steps In Getting Buy-in For Corporate Learning Technology

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Like any business function, whether it be accounting, marketing, business development, or sales, it’s important to stay on the cutting-edge of the skills and tools you need to successfully do your job

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Here’s How To Build The Best Surveys To Predict Learning’s Impact on Performance

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Can you forecast training and development’s impact on performance? You sure can! There’s data available that predicts the amount of change in performance you can expect because of training

The Ins and Outs of Connecting Technologies in a Modern Learning Ecosystem

Speaker: TJ Seabrooks, former CEO at Rustici Software

Have you ended up with a collection of content inputs and data outputs that might be hard to wrangle? If your organization uses multiple LMSs and has content coming from many different places, or you’re heading in this direction, this webinar is for you.

The Secret To Measure Employee Behavior & Performance From Learning Data

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Behavior and performance evaluation is arguably one of the most difficult things to measure from training. One of the reasons for this, is that business critical behavioral goals after-training haven’t been defined, don’t line up with the ultimate goals of the business, or data to evaluate these behaviors is difficult to obtain

4 Steps to Get Started with Competency Based Training

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To what depth do you track user’s abilities to use a software, or learn a skill in digital learning? Some organizations track completions and/or scores to “check the box” on a competency or skill. competency based training

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xAPI In Higher Education – It’s Happening In The UK

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It is happening again. The UK is showing America we stumbled on something good and they are helping improve it. American guitarist and songwriter, Joe Walsh, confesses that it was the Rolling Stones and others in the UK who showed … Read More. The post xAPI In Higher Education – It’s Happening In The UK appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog. xAPI xapi

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Learning Analytics Obstacles You Can Fix In 2018

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A fundamental instructional design process model followed in L&D is Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation (ADDIE). The “E” stands for formative and summative Evaluation. In this stage we are supposed to be able to ask a few questions, such … Read More. The post Learning Analytics Obstacles You Can Fix In 2018 appeared first on Riptide Learning Blog. Learning Analytics learning analytics

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Here's Why Learning Technology Doesn't Solve Anyone's Problems

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We are all completely engulfed by a world of technology. On a day-to-day basis, we all use cellphones, computers, headphones, cars, and the list goes on. Businesses are also dependent on technology these days, and specific business units use these technologies to allow them to do a more effective and efficient job

How To Design and Adopt a Blended Learning Program

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Learning is continuously transforming, and the concept of “lifelong learning” has been around for awhile now. It is becoming an outdated idea to only think of training as something you ship your employees away to (which costs valuable time, and money). blended learning

5 Ways eLearning Will Impact Your Organization

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With the constant rise of technology, many businesses have tossed the traditional pen-to-paper means of training to the side and adopted modern eLearning concepts. Elearning Adaptive Learning

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Better Inform Your Training Evaluation (Part Two)

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As you read this post, remember that learning technology is in a good position - enterprise giants and many social media platforms use activity streams and a format similar to the Actor, Verb, Object structure of the Experience API (xAPI) for evaluation. Adaptive Learning learning insights

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6 Ways to Secure (More Of) a Budget for Your Customer Education Program

Whether you’re looking to kickstart or expand your customer education program, you need access to a budget. Learn how you can demonstrate the positive ROI of customer training and make the case for securing a larger budget in our latest eBook!

Training Employees on New Software - What's the Best Way?

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Asking employees to learn a new software can be a tricky ordeal. Depending on the software complexity, employees may not be thrilled to take time out of their daily grind to learn a new set of tools to do their job. Corporate Training Waypoints

The Ever-Changing Role of The Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

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Like most professional jobs go - as the world evolves, so do job responsibilities. The same is true for the role of the Chief Learning Officer (and similar titles). chief learning officer CLO

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[Infographic] The Learning Analytics Crawl, Walk, Run Methodology

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From Around The Web: 6 Interesting Infographics on xAPI

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What better way to learn about xAPI than from an infographic? We’ve compiled this list of infographics that we thought were great and did a good job of explaining xAPI! Enjoy! Click on each to expand the photo.

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[On-Demand Webinar] The State of Customer Education: Trends and Benchmarks Report

Speaker: Sandi Lin & Linda Schwaber-Cohen

In this webinar, Skilljar CEO Sandi Lin shared learnings from Skilljar's recent study and her insights on the state of Customer Education. She dug into key findings so you can benchmark against industry trends and understand how your strategy and metrics compare.