Discussing the ASTD Handbook, eLearning, and Published Expertise with Elaine Biech

Web Courseworks

When my copy of the second edition ASTD Handbook arrived at the office this summer, I immediately felt the urge to explore my new resource and see what content made the final cut for an important industry asset. The ASTD Handbook does just that. The ASTD Handbook does this. .

Talking eLearning ROI

Web Courseworks

Talking eLearning ROI shouldn’t be an intimidating process. If you want to sell eLearning ROI for your grand vision, you need to support your pitch with sensible projections and multi-year estimates to put the financial decision makers at ease.

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Numbers Don’t Lie: ROI of Corporate Training


However, with modern data analysis methodologies , you can easily figure the ROI of a training program – and then translate that into real numbers for how it impacts the company. Sources: h41156.www4.hp.com/education/upload/gr/el/ROI%20-%20WhitePaper.pdf.

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. ROI is toast. Support - ROI Calculator Training & Support Return on Investment Calculator Investing in Learning: Consider Value, Not Just ROI ROI, or return on investment, is king in today's business world.

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

This are my liveblogged notes from Thursday, January 28 Keynote at ASTD TechKnowledge 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Tags: gam astd gaming Richard Hilleman, the man behind the EA sports brand (Madden football) -- currently focused on EA’s internal university. People Lie… …but their actions don’t. This is the most important trend in video game design. When people lie, they make his job harder). Who is Richard Hilleman? Worked for EA for 25 years. Since 1983.

What Does the Training Department Do When Training Doesn’t Work?

Performance Learning Productivity

ASTD data suggests US companies spent $164billion on employee learning and development in 2012 saying that ‘ despite a continuously changing economic environment, organizations remain committed to training and development’. Sometimes isolating ROI is easy, sometimes it’s impossible.

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How to choose between web and native apps for mobile learning?

Origin Learning

Organizations that want to integrate mobile devices actively into their learning programs and have the resources certainly prefer native apps as the ROI pays out in the long term. Data from ASTD Magazine, Infoline on Mobile Learning. . Web apps.

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Three Ways That These 70 Rapid E-Learning Tips Will Help You Build Better Courses

Rapid eLearning

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning : Everyone’s yacking about ROI, but here are three practical tips to wow your boss and co-workers. September 15 : Lincoln, NE (ASTD)— Become a Rapid E-Learning Pro. $80 October 25: Baton Rouge, LA (ASTD)—Webinar.


The Question Of Why (Not) eLearning On iPads Or Tablets?

Upside Learning

Upside Learning has supported research bodies like ASTD (Mobile Learning: Delivering Learning In A Connected World) and Towards Maturity ( Mobile Learning at Work ) to bring out independent research reports on mobile learning.

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Stop Evaluating Training!

Upside Learning

Proving the effectiveness of training and showing ROI is no walk in the park and still keeps L&D up at night. ASTD ICE 2013 | May 19 – 22 | Dallas, TX, USA | Stand #839. "So how do you evaluate the success of eLearning that you create?"

What’s REALLY Going On? 6 Truths About Training in 2012

Bottom-Line Performance

The 2012 State of the Industry Report from The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. ASTD State of the Industry Repor t. The numbers in ASTD’s report back us up.

15 Stats About Sales Training You Won’t Want to Ignore

KZO Innovations

ASTD). 9) On-demand learning yields 50% higher net sales per employee (ASTD). If you want to learn how to use video as a sustainable learning tool that delivers on ROI, feel free to contact us at KZO Innovations. . 1) There is a $1 TRILLION global spend on sales training. Bureau of labor Statistics). With that said, video is the ultimate game-changer and a global trend. 2) 1 in 8 jobs in the US are full-time sales positions. Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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The Power of Play: How to Use Games for Learning (Free Webinar)

Bottom-Line Performance

She has authored multiple white papers on learning game design and speaks at national conferences such as DevLearn and ASTD International on the power of games for learning. Click here to register.


Vale Don Kirkpatrick

Clark Quinn

The numbers have been documented (from a presentation with results from the ASTD Benchmarking Forum) as dropping in implementation from 94% doing level 1, 34% doing level 2, 13% doing level 3, and 3% doing level 4. The Phillips have made a similar career with their fifth level, ROI, measuring the cost of impacting level 4 against the value of the impact. Last week, Don Kirkpatrick passed away.

HPT and Social Learning: David Wilkins via Skype #ISPI -Sharing some key points.

ID Reflections

We should! ~@ dwilkinsnh #ISPI #ASTD GenY has a tribe. What is the philosophy in your Enterprise about using ROI, ROA, EVA, etc.? When you suggest/ask the Enterprise for funds for Training - do you look at both First and Life Cycle costs in the ROI forecast?

Tony Bingham #ASTDL20 keynote

Learning Visions

Today I’m at ASTD’s New England Regional Conference: Learning 2.0 These are my live blogged notes from the opening keynote with Tony Bingham, CEO and President of ASTD. Start slow and gain understanding Find an executive sponsor Identify a department that’s interested in it Partner with IT and compliance Use low cost software tools available today IMPACT vs. ROI Govern lightly. Don’t get left behind in lovely Westford, MA.

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Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This is ROE, not ROI. Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your E-Learning Success

Rapid eLearning

Often we spend too much time trying to figure out the ROI (return on investment) of our work when that’s already been determined by the organization because they created your position and filled it with you. You may not completely understand the ROI, but your customer does.

Tony Bingham Opening Session #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

These are my live blogged notes from the opening session at ASTD’s TK12 in Las Vegas. Drive IMPACT vs. ROI Govern lightly. 2012 is the year of collaboration. Why now? Opening video produced by video – Search on in 2011 – the year in review. 2011 was the year of…” – go Google it and watch it. Q4 2010 smart phones outsold computers. Sharing lots of stats…800,000,000 on Facebook, iphone sales, tablet sales, etc. This is not a flash in the pan.

MOOCs, Games, and the Brain

Your Training Edge

Results from an ASTD study suggest that as much as 90 percent of new skills learned during training are lost within one year, which means that despite large expenditures on training programs, many companies are not realizing significant returns on their investment (ROIs).

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Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

Training directors learned enough accounting to talk about ROI. The American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) reports that companies spend $1,067 per employee (2.7% ASTD measures only formal training, the workshops, classes, and assignments meted out by training departments.

How Trainers are Holding Themselves Back


We need to show the ROI of training.”. More : Why We Should Stop Talking About ROI in Training. David Kelly is the director of training at Carver Federal Savings Bank and member of the ASTD National Advisors for Chapters. “Training needs to earn a seat at the table.”. “We

MOOC Analytics: What Corporate Training Can Learn from Big Data

Your Training Edge

According to the ASTD 2012 State of the Industry Report, in 2011 U.S. What will the return on investment (ROI) be for your training program? What parts of your training program are the most effective? The least effective? When are your employees really engaged and when are they daydreaming? What training units / simulations / assessments / employee actions are most associated with learning? How does training influence the success of your employees and your organization?

9 Top eLearning Trends of 2017 from 49 Experts


He’s also the former President of the San Diego ASTD chapter and frequently shares his thought leadership on his LinkedIn Pulse page. What does the future of eLearning hold? Where do you even start?

5 Ways to Prepare & Be an E-Learning Winner

Rapid eLearning

The main reason is that we still haven’t figured out how to determine our ROI; so many organizations aren’t always clear what value we bring. April 21 : Nashville, TN ASTD: Rapid E-Learning 101 and Building Shared Practice Communities.

70:20:10 Learning Framework – Where did those numbers come from ?

Learning Cafe

Investment is key so being clear that ROI with this approach will be over time (eg 3 – 4 years) and the competitive advantage is in the output of your people, innovation and leadership.

Should We Change The Language of Training?


For instance, I can’t tell you how often I hear things like: “Executives don’t care about ROI; they care about ROE”. David Kelly is the director of training at Carver Federal Savings Bank and member of the ASTD National Advisors for Chapters.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The title was “Expanding ROI in Training Programs Using Scriven, Kirkpatrick, and Brinkerhoff,” which sounds pretty academic. Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies.

The State of Sales Training in 2012: Top Trends and Takeaways


We found larger sales training companies going broader in solution scope, adding capabilities in many areas, such as ROI, business acumen, talent management and more. Here is what generated some buzz during 2011: Jeffrey Gitomer is writing the ASTD Sales Training Drivers blog.


Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Organizations such as PACT, ASTD, MNISPI, and the Digital Learning Forum get my creative juices going to generate new ideas and synergies. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In?

Show Me the Money: Building a Rock-Solid Business Case for E-Learning


Show them the ROI. If you’re looking for even more detail and tools, check out my Infoline through ASTD. Which brings us to… Show them the return-on-investment (ROI).


Corporate University: Avoiding the “Ivory Tower”

Your Training Edge

And this will come in handy when it’s time to prove ROI. As a corporate university leader, you should take the time to make contact with people inside the L&D industry through networks like Linked In, the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD), or the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI).

Don Kirkpatrick’s Contribution to Learning & Development

CLO Magazine

By 1959, editors for the predecessor of ASTD’s T&D magazine had heard of his approach and asked him to write an article. Jack Phillips began applying the four levels in the late ’60s and later extended the work by adding ROI as the fifth level. I just saw an announcement that Don will retire from the speaking circuit this year. Few people have single-handedly made such an impact on our profession. I have known Don for years and his story is very interesting.

Support SHRM’s Bid for Standards

CLO Magazine

CEOs are asking for the ROI on their human capital expenditures. Without standards-based reporting on the expenditures — the I of the ROI calculation — it is impossible to do the financial analysis CEOs are saying is so important. In 2010, ASTD reported that American enterprises spent more than $171 billion just for learning and development, to say nothing of the cost of turnover.


elearning, strategically

Clark Quinn

And important topics like Appreciative Inquiry, Performance Support, ROI, implementation, the value of research for design, virtual world design, and more.


Five Ways to Guarantee Your E-Learning Course is a Success

Rapid eLearning

If not, don’t fight trying to come up with some mystical ROI. Tidbits: I’ll be at the ASTD conference in Chicago next week. It would be great if elearning was just about learning and building the perfect course. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case.

What's the problem with Kirkpatrick?

Clive on Learning

My assertion is that it is, even though in practice, we don't do that much of it - according to an ASTD survey, 91% of organisations evaluate at level 1 (reactions), 54% at level 2 (learning), 23% at level 3 (behaviour change) and 8% at level 4 (impact on results). ROI was mentioned frequently in the session in the context of Kirkpatrick's model, an association which I don't understand. Not that ROI is in any way a red herring.