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Understanding impact: Getting started with learning analytics

Learning Pool

Learning analytics today is about much more than tracking course completion rates. Getting started with learning analytics. And as part of an industry that thrives off of abbreviations and acronyms, we know that starting out with data can be a daunting prospect. .

Podcast 17: Next-Level Learning Analytics – With Guest Expert Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Today we’re talking about the brave new world of learning analytics with Tamer Ali , Co-Founder and Director of Authentic Learning Labs. He has designed, built and operationalized multiple learning software products, and is currently working on a next-generation learning analytics platform. KEY TAKEAWAYS: Effective analytics is more than just data reporting. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: How do you define learning analytics? We didn’t invent analytics.

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Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

You’re ready to get started with learning data and analytics, but where do you begin? There are two places to look for your first data analytics project. Do you have a learning system that is already producing data? Do you already have tools in your ecosystem that are experience API, or xAPI conformant? Those are easy places to start using analytics. Look for some particularly valuable analytics to gather, even if they’re not easy to come by.

The What, How and Why of xAPI in Corporate Learning

WhatFix

In the training context, this means knowing and tracking everything that the learner does, from reading an ebook to webinars and mobile-based lessons. who serves as the Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Initiative, aptly put it ‘xAPI helps us put the puzzle together’. But What is xAPI Really? So, in 2013, the developers of SCORM released xAPI (also known as Tin Can). How Does xAPI Work? xAPI helps answer these questions and more.

Webinar Q&A: Empowering Continuous Learning with the Experience API (xAPI)

Experience API

Questions: What is the common identifier that allows the xAPI to connect the data provided by the ‘activity provider’ to a specific user in the LRS? Answer: xAPI allows for learners to be identified by email address, Open ID or an account on some system, such as an LMS. Questions: Do you need a LMS and a LRS? How do you best see xAPI interfacing with an LMS? Which LMS platforms out there today best interface with xAPI? xAPI Tools.

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Podcast 35: How Advanced Reporting Transforms Training – With Tamer Ali

Talented Learning

Now he’s back with Authentic Analytics, an advanced reporting platform for training professionals. Analytics tools aren’t new. If you sell instructional content, your data can tell you how your business can do better. Why do you think that’s the case?

Learning Management System – LMS

Ed App

Reporting analytics to measure course effectiveness. How much do your employees know about protection in this time of cyber threats and hackers? Often, those in the field know quite a lot about a situation. Others do better outside in nature. xAPI / TinCan.

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2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

This is our most popular Managing eLearning post every year, and by now we know you want to see the hype curve first. Cryptocurrencies are clearly at the peak of the general-purpose (non-eLearning) hype curve – a couple of thousand percent increase in value will do that. As we know, these transactions are often managed in the most labor-intensive way possible. The data is there, and the demand is there; it’s just a matter of doing the work.

2019 eLearning Predictions – Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

We’ve based our predictions on analysis of over 2.3 The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. As mentioned above, we based our analysis on over 2.3

Seven Innovative Ways To Measure Training Effectiveness

WhatFix

This is doubly ironic, considering most L&Ds departments are pumped on data-analytics-steroids, with a mandate to get metrics for every activity undertaken. So, then wherein lies the gap? Especially after investing months and several thousands of dollars (with spends growing by 14% year on year) on elaborate workplace training sessions, companies need to know if the exercise is delivering any real returns (time, productivity and money). Intelligent Measurement with xAPI.

eLearning Hype Curve: Our Predictions for 2019

Web Courseworks

We’ve based our predictions on analysis of over 2.3 The hype cycle theory holds that new concepts and technologies are initially little known, and thus little discussed, when they emerge from their Innovation Trigger – the point at which someone dreams them up, and only a small group of cognoscenti knows of them. Finally, some group of people learns how to use the new concept or technology to do useful things. As mentioned above, we based our analysis on over 2.3

The Corporate eLearning Ecosystem Explained

LearnUpon

You might love to keep up to date with the newest releases at the movies, but do you know your gaffer from your key grip? In order to do this, we’ve divided the ‘ecosystem’ into sections to reduce the complexity. SCORM/xAPI (Tin Can). Google Analytics. If you have thousands of employees that you need to train on a subject by a certain time, with records taken throughout, you could technically do this yourself with a spreadsheet. SCORM, xAPI, and LRS.

5 ways that the learner experience impacts your employee value proposition (EVP)

Learning Pool

However, the skills gaps that provoked the talent war were always in highly specific areas and driven by large-scale technological shifts in the nature of business and society that are not going away any time soon. Data analytics.

Learning System Forecasts 2019

eLearning 24-7

Who would have thought that too many folks still think xAPI is open for debate, but CMI-5 seems to make sense? Who would have seen that Amazon is working on a commercial LMS, which based on the background of the person running Learning Products, doesn’t really point towards an LMS like you know the term actually means (I’ll get to that shortly)? Even if the product is crummy, they will do damage – the name carries. Can you believe it?

10 Tools For Learning And Development Managers

Ed App

It allows the employees to take assessments in between lessons to reinforce knowledge and for managers to know the knowledge gaps. Also, their analytics tool is useful to track training progress and success rates. Analytics. Real-time analytics.

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts

eLearningArt

Where do you even start? Download additional analysis and all the commentary in the free 2017 eLearning Learning Trends eBook. We all know that trends don’t happen anew on January 1st. The top eLearning Trends 2017 being discussed are micro-learning, augmented reality, analytics, gamification and mobile learning. Biggest hidden trend: more companies are doing research on their own products! Frequently, this means doing more with less.

State of the E-Learning Industry 2019

eLearning 24-7

As any training exec will tell you, they do not want to work for L&D, nor be a part of L&D (and vice versa, I should add). Yes, listen, but don’t assume that if they do not ask, they do not want; nor rely on a survey or a focus group of folks. Yes, there are tutorials (in some cases), but when is the last time you saw a series of webinars on how to do this or that in their tool?

LEP/LXP RFP Template

eLearning 24-7

Dozens of humans trying to get to the beach late in the day, and blocking traffic in doing so. After all, your learners are engaging in some manner with the content, not as a learning experience – which you know my dogs do when they bark at anyone or anything near my house. . I know what you are thinking – how does this relate to his above story? They are getting better at doing that, but still it is not universal. xAPI as my top three.

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

Or do you dismiss them because you assume they’re too self-serving? Accessplanit Managing Director Dave Evans explains what learning professionals should know about the characteristics that set a CRM platform apart from an LMS, and the benefits of using a CRM to support marketing and sales. Why On-Demand Economy Companies Know Service Provider Training is Mission-Critical. But how do you design, manage and deliver training in this brave new world?

And in this corner: LMS and in the other corner – Learning Platform

eLearning 24-7

Analytics and reporting. The real separation came in the form of the administration side – and analytics and reporting. I found that in LMSs (on avg), there were more analytics, more ways to break it down, slice and dice, than there were in the learning platform space (on avg.). Sure there were learning platforms that had more analytics, just as there were LMSs who did not, but there were a higher percentile in the LMS area that did, than did not.

Disruptive Technologies and the Future of Learning & Development

Convergence Training

As you know, there are many new technologies available now or coming soon that may influence learning and development in different ways. I know, there’s a little bit of confusion there. The way I look at it, the way the definition goes, is anything that forces you to rethink or transfer the way you do business. So, you know, and there is a lot more fragmentation of the market, so it becomes a lot more specialized, too. Or do you just need to know steps 1-5?

Looking for an LMS at #ATD2018

eLearning 24-7

These tips are “ DO NOT DO “ This list is long because I’d say that folks who end up hating their LMS, often start the cycle right here – on the trade show floor. . This is due to “the never do this”, that folks end up doing. So, to ensure you do not fall down the rabbit hole early in the process, never do the following (no matter how tempting it is). Do NOT. Do you have xAPI? Do not forget that.

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Free L&D webinars for October 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 11AM – 12PM PT: 9 Things You're Doing Wrong with Video (Free for ATD members) Video has become the de facto medium for delivering employee training at scale. Join Panopto to learn nine things you may be doing the old way, why they're no longer necessary, and how updating your approach to video learning will enable you to maximize its value. And you'll learn how to do it all using nothing but standard PowerPoint and a good story.

LRS Rankings (Learning Record Store)

eLearning 24-7

And many do. . More are popping up and will likely continue to do so in 17 and 18, especially when it comes to vendors in the LMS space incorporating them as part of their platform. If you are someone who says, I want an LRS but I do not want it in my LMS or adding one of the below via an API into your LMS, that’s fine. Before jumping into the rankings, I recommend an interview that was done a year ago, regarding LRS and xAPI (it was conducted on this blog).

Top 10 NextGen LMSs for 2015-2016

eLearning 24-7

Lots to get do, so little time or space for that matter. What about vendors who are “nextgen” but still a work in progress – in the sense that they need a tweak here, or a tweak there or what are they doing with that – but otherwise this is very next gen? Then where do you place vendors who have been around but offer the capabilities including more robust statistics? How do I define NextGen? They were created for WBT and analytical information.