Learning Evaluation, Step 2: Define Metrics

Watershed

Here, we'll discuss the second step in the learning evaluation process—identifying the success metrics most appropriate to the organization. As we discussed in our last blog post, the first step for evaluating your learning programs is to align program goals with strategic priorities. With the program goals aligned, now it's time to divide them into individual evaluation metrics to show the program's success and monitor progress toward the program's goal.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

LMS Market Trends 2018: Top 10 Questions. Selecting an LMS is just as challenging in 2018 as it was in 2008, but for different reasons. Now, with advanced reporting and analytics available in many LMSs and CRMs, and with third-party reporting tools such as Visier and Watershed , organizations can track, compare and drill-down on learning-related metrics with a level of sophistication they could only dream about in the past.

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. People have discussed and come up with best practices for success criteria that are open to interpretation. was implemented in 2018, and updates WCAG 2.0 Of the areas discussed here, the audit might be the best place to leverage course development funds you may have. Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018.

Free L&D webinars for November 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, November 5, 2018, 8AM – 9AM PT: Shifting Your Talent Strategy to Focus on Fulfillment and Purpose (Free for ATD members) Imperative leads global research on purpose at work. In a few weeks a major study will be released in partnership with PwC and CECP on purpose and fulfillment, replacing engagement as a new metric for success. Improve performance on key metrics. Discussion topics include: The evolution of learning modalities.

Planning, Executing & Measuring Microlearning Efforts To Drive Competitive Success

G-Cube

Brainstorming sessions are conducted by marketing experts, where they discuss about the upcoming microlearning efforts with the peers. Few key metrics that measure every micro content effort are discussed here: ? Engagement metrics- Engagement metrics help to examine the geographic reach of the e-learning content and improve communications among learners. The prime aim behind using metrics and campaigns is to monitor microlearning activities.

Free L&D webinars for October 2018

Limestone Learning

They’re a reminder that 2018 is rushing by. Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Deliver a Coaching Training Program Managers Love! Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Great Customer Training Requires the Right Technology Fit Focusing on training throughout the customer lifecycle can have a significant impact on churn. Friday, October 5, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Are You and Your Employees Open to Think? Thursday, October 25, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: No Money?

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The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. People have discussed and come up with best practices for success criteria that are open to interpretation. was implemented in 2018, and updates WCAG 2.0 Of the areas discussed here, the audit might be the best place to leverage course development funds you may have. Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace.

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Building an Effective Coaching Culture Within Your Organization (Free for ATD members) Awareness of the power of coaching has increased significantly in recent years, as demonstrated by world-class surgeon and writer Atul Gawande’s recent TED Talk, “Want to Get Great at Something? Join Sharlyn Lauby, CPLP, for a discussion on the five practical tips to use when developing a management onboarding program that will set new managers up for success.

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Open-Source vs. Closed-Source LMS: Why the Technology Your LMS Uses Matters When looking for a new Learning Management System, there are a multitude of questions that must be asked, starting with: What do I need my LMS to be able to do to allow us to reach our eLearning goals? This webinar will discuss: The fundamental differences between an open-source LMS and a closed-source platform. Discussion topics include: Digital transformation.

Free L&D webinars for May 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: The ROI Dilemma: Measuring Results of Your Learning Programs (Free for ATD members) Significant resources are being allocated to training and development across most organizations, but many companies still find themselves unsure of results. Discuss how to correlate learner engagement with other critical organization metrics to tell an important story about the value of L&D investments. What metrics for training ROI do you use?

Free L&D webinars for February 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, February 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: ATD Research: 2017 State of the Industry (Free for ATD members) The State of the Industry report is ATD’s definitive review of training and development trends. In this webcast, Maria Ho, senior manager of ATD Research, will discuss learning benchmarking data from ATD’s 2017 State of the Industry report. In this webcast, you’ll learn to create compelling presentation material that facilitates discussion and aids understanding.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Create Your First eLearning Course with Captivate Are you just getting started with Adobe Captivate? Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: SERIOUSLY???

6 Training Trends for 2018 (and 3 you’re still not doing right)

Unboxed

Join our very own Dave Romero and Nikki Shaw for a fun, interactive webinar with Training Magazine where they’ll go more in-depth with these hot 2018 training trends. As we turn the calendar into 2018, training leaders are looking for the next big things in learning and development. So, for the third year in a row, we’ve assembled our list of the top training trends to watch for in 2018. While measuring the effectiveness of your training is important, it’s a complex metric.

Training Leaders Share Insights at ATD Panel Session

dVinci Interactive

Training Leaders Share Insights at ATD Panel Session The ATD Central Pennsylvania Chapter recently hosted a panel discussion in partnership with The Hershey Company focused on onboarding, learning delivery and technology, metrics and sustainability, and employee development.

Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference

ReadyTech

In late January, we attended ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 conference at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. John Mattox , Managing Consultant at Corporate Executive Board , presented on how learning drives metrics. For more information about ATD TechKnowledge 2018, visit [link]. The post Valuable Insights from ATD’s TechKnowledge 2018 Conference appeared first on ReadyTech

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

With these metrics, Sugrue said they have been able to show that over the past four years, the company delivered 40 percent more learning hours (from 9 million to 13 million hours) to 30 percent more people and increased average hours per person by 15 percent (from 47 to 51 hours), while keeping costs flat at $500 million. The analytics component of the strategy uses big data to correlate learning with other talent and business metrics such as engagement and gross margin.

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Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Sanjay Nasta: That was the start of the discussion of the benefits of elearning from the perspective of the student. I think that as a business, if I’m a business leader, if I’m investing in training, I will get more out of my investment if my learners can actually apply the training right away, so I guess that’s where I was kind of thinking of taking that discussion and closing that loop. They didn’t really kind of discuss that question.

Why You Should Implement Blended Learning on Mobile

LearnDash

Accessible, mobile discussion forums. Anyone who’s ever participated in a discussion forum knows how disappointing it can be to catch up on an exciting conversation after it’s already finished. Mobile learning helps bring these classroom discussions to the learner no matter where they are. Blended learning gives every learner a chance to have their say in a discussion, no matter when—or where—it takes place.

Maximize the Business Impact of your Learning & Development Strategy

Docebo

The standard response to this discussion has been the Kirkpatrick’s model for evaluating the effectiveness of training. But business leaders care about business outcomes and metrics, not learning outcomes and metrics. Even discussions on return on investment (ROI) doesn’t really concern business leaders, as they see ROI as artificial unless it aligns with tangible business metrics.

xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As actual performance and results data are integrated with learning metrics, we will have the data we need to tailor the learning process to individual needs at the same time that we can draw more useful conclusions about the learning as a whole across a wider population. You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about.

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Tuning Your Learning Activities to The Expectations of Tomorrow’s Gen-Z Workforce

Docebo

A few months ago, we discussed the idea that in less than two years, your entire learning program could be obsolete. Social and informal learning metrics that can help you guide the effectiveness of your L&D programs. Millennials made the need for learning technology clear – Gen-Z will push you to perfect how it’s used to retain and engage new workers.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment.

Public Libraries Are Failures and so is online training

Your Training Edge

Sometimes they don’t use the books at all, but instead participate in a discussion group or even watch a film! For corporate trainers, the more relevant metric is the 80-to-90% completion rate of those who enroll in the verified certificate track. There may not yet be an agreed-upon metric for measuring MOOC success, but until there is one, let us not condemn them on the basis of something as meaningless as low completion rates.

Marketing Math: How Much Should You Pay for a Learner?

LearnDash

What can your sales metrics tell you about how you should spend your marketing budget? As we’ve discussed before, one of the major draws of starting an online course business is your ability to do so with limited funds. With that in mind, let’s look at the next metric. Startup costs are low, contributing to a low barrier-to-entry for new businesses.

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As actual performance and results data are integrated with learning metrics, we will have the data we need to tailor the learning process to individual needs at the same time that we can draw more useful conclusions about the learning as a whole across a wider population. You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about.

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xAPI: What It Is, Why You need It, ?And How to Get Started

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

As actual performance and results data are integrated with learning metrics, we will have the data we need to tailor the learning process to individual needs at the same time that we can draw more useful conclusions about the learning as a whole across a wider population. You’ve likely heard about xAPI (the Experience API or the Tin Can Project), but maybe you’re not quite sure what all the buzz is about.

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4K Monitors and UX in Captivate – The limit needs to be fixed, the small stuff is not being modernized.

Adobe Captivate

This is not hard to fix, but it is quite annoying in the year 2018. I reported this issue as well and the width of the border/ splitter could be enhanced or the grab-zone metrics increased. Discussion Panels Workspace discussion panels User Interface workspaceI reported this issue in CP-2017 and I’m a bit surprised that this simple tweak was not made for CP-2019. I use a 4K monitor and the PROPERTIES pane has a fixed maximum height of 1,045.

5 Ways to Elevate Your Sales Training With Learning Technology

Docebo

Learning management systems (LMS) have evolved to the point that companies are able to reach sales teams, no matter where they are in the world, in physical and digital environments in which all team members can contribute and discuss the insights shared with them. Make sure there’s a management process that includes individual or group meetings to discuss learning competencies within the group.

10 Pointers You Can Use To Create An Effective Outsourcing Strategy For eLearning

Adobe Captivate

In the second situation, as you seek a long-term partnership, the evaluation metrics become more complex as you need to assess the partner’s capability to not only meet your current requirements but also offer scalability in future. Blog Discussions eLearning blog discussionsTo align with a rapidly changing learningscape and pressure on training budgets, organizations opt for outsourcing eLearning development.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

2018 is standing by, with a full payload of resources to help you tackle a multiplicity of resolutions. Just check out this list of January offerings and get your 2018 off to a roaring start. Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores. In 2018, it’s time to get off this hopeless merry-go-round.

Engage Your Employees! Retaining Them Depends on it

Docebo

Research from the Brandon Hall Group suggests organizations that link employee engagement with performance see far greater improvements in key performance metrics than those that focus solely on prioritizing engagement. The webinar will discuss: The connection between learning and retention. Join Brandon Hall Group and Docebo April 24 as we examine L&D’s impact on employee retention engagement. Your employees want – and deserve – to be engaged.

How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

This pulls them into a little dialogue that we facilitate through our association’s discussion board. 8) Metrics Matter: Quantify Your Success. According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. As you might expect, many of these organizations operate in similar ways. But when it comes to supporting lifelong learning , they’re definitely not created equal.

7 best practices to create corporate training video content

Disprz

Reading Time: 6 minutes Do you know which is the second largest search engine after Google in 2018? Discussions after discussions may sometimes be distracting, therefore it’s best to create internal polls or questionnaire using Google Forms or SurveyMonkey. What would be your definition of this video to get successful — both in terms of metric sheet numbers and the value add? #2

Next Generation L&D: From ‘Learning’ To ‘Performance’

looop

Performance Consulting will highlight the performance problems to be solved, and then measurement – or progress and milestones towards solving these problems – becomes possible and more valuable than ‘learning metrics’. The ‘retrospective’ is a meeting used in Agile project management in which the team discusses the ‘just-concluded project’ and determines what could be changed that might make the next one more productive.

4 Types of Employee Data to Help Plan your Training Curriculum

TalentLMS

Ideally, while data is collected by the programmers, marketers, and support teams about the customers, metrics should also be gathered by HR and management about the employees. Use these metrics and tips to get started: Performance Metrics. Eric van Vulpen of Analytics in HR found 51 trackable metrics in his HR Metrics Cheatsheet , but here are the four main categories. Work quality metrics. Work quantity metrics. Work efficiency metrics.

Productivity: What It Means in L&D & How To Maintain It

HT2 Labs

Productivity is a valued, key metric for high-performing organizations, but one that is often overlooked by SMEs. They are also one of the best metrics for measuring productivity within your organization by logging employees working hours, breaks, attendances and leaves. By implementing a communication tool between teams and departments, employers make it possible for team members to easily exchange data and discuss corporate operations in real time.

How Does Learning Affect Franchise Success? Measuring What Matters

Talented Learning

By which metrics? LMS Reporting: Metrics That Matter. The last step in the process is reporting – translating data into meaningful metrics and delivering that intelligence in a digestible format that demonstrates value to business decision makers. A franchise LMS can be configured to map this data as a “scorecard” that also indicates how current metrics compare with pre-defined benchmarks. Measure learning progress and tie metrics to business results.

Best Customer Education Blogs: 25 Must-Reads for Learning Professionals

Talented Learning

Other sections are devoted to onboarding best practices, how-to tips, metrics and real-world examples, as well as advice about how to avoid common missteps. more important for retention than any other customer journey metric. Key takeaway: If you’re serious about increasing product adoption, create cross-functional teams that focus on relevant activation metrics. Specifically, they discuss: You’ll learn: .

Inclusion and the New Workplace: A Conversation with Author Jennifer Brown

Chronus

Q: Why is there often a resistance to this kind of change, or even discussion, in the workplace? Jennifer: The discussion has historically stemmed from compliance, legal and HR and is focused on mistakes or negative consequences of organizational decision making, policies or actions implemented by a particular leader or manager. Again, a goal can be set around improving these metrics year over year.

Attraction Marketing Tips For Extended Enterprise Learning Success

Talented Learning

Here are several useful ideas inspired by my discussions with Kevin: Attraction Marketing Tips For Extended Enterprise Learning. As I’ve discussed previously, there are endless ways to gain visibility, attract attention and drive interest in trainin g content, But with a smorgasbord of marketing options that can quickly exhaust even the heftiest budgets, what’s the smartest way to invest your dollars? Then test and iterate, based on meaningful metrics.