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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.

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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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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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

How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide 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.

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

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

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Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

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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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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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.”

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

State of the Front-Line Manager

It's no secret that front-line managers are essential to your organization's success. They form the base of your leadership development funnel and, most likely, account for over half of all your organization's leaders. Improving how front-line managers perform yields mouthwatering increases in how individual contributors perform.

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.

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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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

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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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Your Guide to Creating a Customer Onboarding Program

Even if you don’t have a formal program in place, customer onboarding is already happening at your organization. The question is, are you dictating it and guaranteeing a great experience? If not, this guide can help help.

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

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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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

The Secret to Getting Learning Results May Not Be What You Think

Do you struggle to achieve measurable results with your learning solutions? If so, you’re not alone. According to CEB, traditional training only creates 37% learning transfer. This guide explores the causes of poor transfer and concrete steps to achieving better outcomes.

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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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

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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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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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How to Price and Package Customer Training

To charge or not to charge? That is the question many customer training teams are facing today. The answer, however, is not always a straightforward yes or no. Download this guide to learn more.

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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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

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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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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Living up to the Promise of eLearning: Closing the Learning-Doing Gap

It’s well documented that people leave managers – not companies. Download this guide to learn how to shift the perspective from event to journey and how to take learners through Proficiency Journeys to get results.

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