eLearning Conferences 2013

Tony Karrer

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mLearning: Smartphone statistics and the impact they have on learning

Zephyr Learning

The Neilson report released in February 2013 provides an insight to smartphone user behaviour. We have isolated a few of the statistics to highlight why understanding this is important for mlearning. Statistics are based on UK analysis of smartphone users. Statistic 1.

Why statistics are not enough

Clive on Learning

You know: An organisation with a rich diversity of employees will be more effective in addressing the diverse needs of its customers. Presenting people with statistical information and descriptions of scientific studies will only get you so far. Your students may be able to recite a statistic in an exam and even regurgitate the ''official interpretation'', but that doesn''t mean they really believe it, not deep down, at least as far as it applies to them.

Selling Storytelling in Learning

Experiencing eLearning

How are you measuring the effectiveness of this training?” ” “Do you have any statistics on how many complaints you’ve had in the past? I got a call from a prospective client looking to hire an instructional designer.

State of the Front-Line Manager

effective manager. IMPACT OF HAVING AN EFFECTIVE. be effective? Habits of Highly Effective Managers.”ii. effective front-line manager, in order of. To create effective front-line. effective front-line managers create. State of the.

Take A Leap Of Faith With Mobile Learning

Upside Learning

This article was originally published in Learning Technologies 2013’s special show guide issue. Interestingly, these statistics are only marginally better than those reported by ASTD for the US market in May 2012. Any learning that can help it is immediately effective.

Do You Know Whether Your eLearning is Effective?


Two questions any eLearning designer should ask when designing a course are, “How will I know if this eLearning course is effective and how will I define effective?” A surgeon wants to know whether a procedure is effective. Effective eLearning is not always so clear.

Re-thinking Workplace Learning: extracting rather than adding

Performance Learning Productivity

Context is Critical Although the Corporate Executive Board study is a good one, it didn’t tell us anything new about the importance of context for effective learning.

DevLearn 2013 Summary


In late October an annual eLearning conference dedicated to training within companies - DevLearn 2013 – was held in Las Vegas. In this article, I would like to share with you some highlights and observations from the DevLearn 2013. HapYak has been also presented at DevLearn 2013.

The Future of Enterprise Mobile Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]


It will also give you the opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness in your organization before “mobilizing” more complex subjects. Recently there has been a huge emphasis of elearning, and mobile learning, within education – and for good reason.

10 Random ELearning Facts You Should Know


One thing that I have come to realize in my years as a learning & collaboration consultant is that elearning is fun, effective, and a great industry to take part in.

10 Golden Rules for ELearning Design


Any instructional designer will tell you that in order to create effective training, there are certain design principles and models that should be leveraged. Depending on who you speak to, you will likely hear a variety of tips and advice for how to create effective elearning courses.

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Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training


decisionpulse.com/newsletter/7-leadership-development-statistics-you-should-know. Effects of Leadership Training on Manufacturing Productivity. Every company makes the majority of their decisions based on how it will impact their bottom line.

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Infographics and Learning


However, a simple picture may not be effective for conveying highly complex data, data sets, or information such as the ones below: History of the world. Worldwide Internet usage statistics. “Simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication.” ” ~ Leonardo da Vinci.

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5 Reasons Elearning is Good for Sales People


It is efficient, cost-effective, and accessible. It can be Tracked: One natural benefit to elearning is that it can provide an ability to track attendance, record results, completion statistics , and even time spent on specific training modules.

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ELearning vs Live Training by the Numbers


In fact, the most commonly cited statistic regarding the benefits of elearning is usually cost related, and for good reason. Solid instructional design strategies are not only making elearning more cost effective, but also more effective than ever before.

The 70:20:10 L&D Model for Developing a High-Performing Workforce


This was based on the results of their survey with successful and effective managers which revealed that ‘Learning’ is: 70% from tough jobs. Despite knowing about these statistics, many organizations spend their training time, effort, and budget in inverse proportion!

How to Manage Temporary Employees

The Performance Improvement Blog

Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released May 3. That is, in effect, discarding a large and growing portion of the workers who can make our organizations successful. Temps, independent contractors, contingent workers, and free-lancers have become the norm, not the exception.

This is your Brain on Games

Your Training Edge

That’s a pretty high statistic compared to what people are willing do in daily life and how they feel they may fail. By participating in a state of play, it brings out our optimism and energy levels and actually has positive effects in a multitude of different ways.

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Blended Learning and Mobile Performance Support: Ahead of the Curve

Bottom-Line Performance

Desktop eLearning is still “king,” but recent statistics show mobile learning is on the rise for real this time. The forgetting curve remains in effect no matter what training techniques we use. “We can’t keep thinking of training as a one-time event.”

Localization: Training & Development in Australia

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When we're talking about expanding your global client-base, knowing specific details about the culture, customs, preferences and traditions of your target market can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of your eLearning materials. Keep this in mind if your training hinges upon emotional tenets and be prepared to back it up with facts and statistics. by Jen Weaver.

Summary of #Games Research Qualitative Literature Review Conducted by Fengfeng Ke

Kapp Notes

Fengfeng Ke, a researcher focusing on digital game-based learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, and simulations for instructional use, conducted a review of 89 research articles that provided empirical data on the application and effectiveness of computer-based instructional games. Her goal was to determine the cumulative qualitative and quantitative evidence for using computer games for learning and what factors weigh in on the effective application of instructional gaming.

When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Our eLearning Challenges blog series explores the common situations our clients face when deploying learning solutions.

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This Week on the Learning Game Design Blog: Playtesting and Research from the eLearning Guild

Bottom-Line Performance

You’ve probably already heard the statistic making the rounds right now that 80% of gamification efforts are projected to fail by 2014. We want to continue promoting games as much as possible!

The Gamification Design Process- How not to fail and what will make a project a complete success!

Your Training Edge

Gamification is especially effective when it is used to encourage learners to progress through content, motivate action, influence behavior and drive innovation. ”. As you can see the framework for effective game design can be complicated at times. Not everyone is a game developer, but if you think like one you may just in fact be one of the many statistics in the near future of successful gamification implementation through simulation. Copyright 2013 Bryant Nielson.

Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

Mar 01, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) — GSE Systems, Inc. nyse mkt:GVP) has published a new white paper titled “The Case for Simulation-Based Training in the Oil and Gas Industry, Upstream and Downstream” The document examines the need for efficient and effective workforce development in the oil and gas industry worldwide to combat the acute shortage of skilled workers both upstream and downstream. “Statistics show that U.S. SYKESVILLE, Md.,

Applications of online training: sales training


Effective sales training develops the individual’s skills and builds on existing abilities to ultimately improve business performance through increased productivity and profitability. General statistics can also be viewed and broken down.

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Follow you, follow me

Learning with e's

It was found that negative sentiments (comments and content) were less likely to attract more followers than positive sentiment (this result is probably a ''no brainer'', but it''s useful to see the statistics).

Content Marketing 101

TechSmith Camtasia

Indeed knows that its visitors don’t just visit the site to search for jobs, but that they also want to see deeper statistics that reflect the state of their job hunt and the health of their industry. (Guest post from Adria Saracino, head of outreach at digital marketing agency Distilled.).

Stop Guessing: Improve UX with Eye Tracking from myGaze and Morae

TechSmith Camtasia

The Toyota mega drop down is effective in quickly providing MPG information for vehicles. The data is easy to use with your statistics software of choice (e.g., MATLAB, SPSS, Excel) to run statistical analyses, create tables and graph results. Guest post by Daniel Trifonov.

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Strategic Choices

Training Industry

Their only lasting effect may be to leave employees cynical about any real change in their organization. Vision, Commitment and Inclusion give examples that contrast the powerful influence wielded by consistent leadership with the corrosive effect of lip service.

Five Reasons You Can’t Ignore Gamification

CLO Magazine

The challenge now is in understanding why gamification is so effective and how to introduce it seamlessly into an organization. Gaming offers an immediate cause and effect. However learning leaders spin it, gamification is a fast, effective and fun way to train and motivate employees.

How to shorten time-to-proficiency

Jay Cross

Improving the effective of experiential, tacit learning adds much more to the bottom line. Does anyone have any statistics on this? More than ten years ago I read The Knowledge Creating Company.

Video Tutorial: How to create online polls with ProProfs Poll Software


ProProfs Polls is an easy-to-use, effective poll software, which can be accessed from anywhere at anytime; and supports powerfully simple features for creating online polls and gathering instant feedback.

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Jay Cross

Most of the things we thought might have affected it turned out not to have any significant effect. It is also important to realize that this gender effect is largely statistically mediated by the social perceptiveness effect.