A question of attitude

Clive on Learning

Ernest had strong opinions on just about all matters of pedagogy and good practice and that included the issue of attitudes. Clive," he said, "It's not our business to try and change people's attitudes. There's a certain sense in what Ernest said, although time and time again I've encountered situations where attitudes are the major block to progress. It's almost impossible to address issues of knowledge and skill when attitudes are in the way.

What the Online Learning Consortium’s 2016 Statistics Mean for the Future


Online learning statistics aren’t merely dry facts; they are gusts of wind that blow companies in one direction or another. Statistics help businesses discover whether or not what they are doing is working. A Summary of the Online Learning Consortium’s 2016 Statistics.

Metrics for Measuring Training Effectiveness


Companies and organizations want to supply the most effective training to provide a measurable return on investment. It uses a simple, four-level approach to measure training effectiveness: Reaction – use employee feedback to determine course relevance and effectiveness.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

We should consider how to measure the effectiveness of that investment. Sometimes, the goal of training is the attitude change. The fact is that improved soft skills can lead to improvement of measurable statistics such as increased productivity or lower levels of turnover.

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. She’ll need to shift her attitude.

5 Trends in Compliance Training Analytics 

Interactive Services

Effectiveness of Compliance Training Analytics. A number of studies examine the effectiveness of compliance training analytics. Because there is no single outcome measure that demonstrates effective compliance training, the most effective oversight will use a diverse approach.

Benefits of gamification in training


To provide some statistics, around 75% of the digitally-aware people are gamers. The system can even take note of the skills and attitude of the students, and not just their grades.

Carpenters or champions in the world of infomal learning ?

Learning Cafe

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, informal learning is by far the most prevalent form of adult learning. As pragmatic and effective L&D professionals I would like to consider our role in the arena of informal learning – do we create it? Effective Learning Session 5

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3 Essentials for Nurturing a Positive Compliance Culture

Interactive Services

Within a workplace culture, employees share assumptions, attitudes, beliefs and values. Here are 3 effective tips for promoting a positive compliance culture in the workplace. That’s a scary statistic!

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.

The Most Important Drivers of Employee Engagement

Your Training Edge

These depressing statistics illustrate the state of the workforce and indicate that there’s something deeply wrong with this whole concept. 71% of all workers in the U.S. are not fully engaged, while 26% are actively disengaged.

Understanding Educational Data Mining

Origin Learning

EDM explores data patterns to answer questions like: Which student prefers what sequence of topics so that she may learn most effectively? What are the best features of the online learning program in terms of making effective learning possible?

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

HR might take the “number of hours of training provided to employees” attitude in the interest of employee engagement and Gallup polls. These number of hours typically show up as statistics in the annual HR report and is of very little interest to either the CXOs or the employees. If anything, ironically these statistics further confirm the inefficacy of training. Yesterday, I wrote a post on Learning vs. Performance – the Dichotomy.

5 Steps to Successful Product Training Onboarding for Sales Reps


To avoid being a part of this statistic, it is important to establish an effective onboarding training program. Having an effective onboarding process in place is critical in giving your new hires the best start possible in their new roles.

7 e-Learning Content Mistakes That Ruin Your Credibility


They affect your audience’s attitude toward your content. Statistics without sources. This shows that your statistics are real; more importantly, it shows that your course is well-researched and credible. Details matter. And the way an audience responds to any content is crucial.

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5 Big Leadership Trends Set to Dominate 2019


Engaged leaders need to stay on top of the current trends influencing their individual company, their industry, their employees and attitudes toward the working world in general. Becoming a great leader requires taking proactive steps to improve your own leadership capabilities.

There Is No ‘I’ in Team When It Comes to Emotional Intelligence

CLO Magazine

Consider the larger question: Does team performance reflect the sum of knowledge, skills and attitudes of its individual members, or is something more complex happening at the team level?

How to Manage Temporary Employees

The Performance Improvement Blog

Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released May 3. And if they are customer-facing, then they are shaping customer attitudes toward the company. That is, in effect, discarding a large and growing portion of the workers who can make our organizations successful.

When Traditional Classrooms Go Digital, Education Takes The Shape Of Blended Learning


Especially the millennials display a completely different attitude as discussed in the above point. This particular statistic applies to the corporate trainees. E-learning/blended learning has proved to be the most effective method of teaching than the traditional classroom model.

Why You Should A/B Test a MOOC, and How to Do It

Your Training Edge

Retention, attitudes toward training, business performance metrics — these are all measurements you can use to judge training effectiveness.

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

In his review of the literature, Hays eliminated 169 of the documents due to structural flaws, the use of opinion instead of statistics, and other research related flaws. Yet, he still concluded, and I quote directly from his research paper: … games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g., Although research has shown that some games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g.,

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Is Your Sexual Harassment Training Designed to Drive a Culture of Change?

Interactive Services

What these statistics indicate is that although many workplaces claim that they are trying to prevent sexual harassment, they are not doing enough to truly change their workplace culture.

Why creating e-learning personas can improve online training efficiency


Sometimes it’s a big stretch when they get testimonials from a grandmother, a middle aged lady and a teenager using the same face cream with amazing effects for all of them but that is just a rather hilarious attempt to reach as many different target groups as possible.

Games Teach!

Kapp Notes

In his review of the literature, Hays eliminated 169 of the documents due to structural flaws, the use of opinion instead of statistics, and other research related flaws. Yet, he still concluded, and I quote directly from his research paper: … games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g., Although research has shown that some games can provide effective learning for a variety of learners for several different tasks (e.g.,

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Top 10 Competencies of a Gamified Learning Designer


In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the top 10 essential competencies that a learning designer is required to possess for designing effective gamified learning interventions. Skills to design and develop effective gamified learning programs to meet business objectives.

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Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

Metrics can have the effect of gamifying your job and instilling a motivation and passion in your team. This level of analytics uses statistical techniques like correlation and regression analysis (think college level math) to determine which variables drive change in other variables.

How to Make an Animated Explainer Video (Step-By-Step Guide)

TechSmith Camtasia

You want the person reading to reflect the right attitude for your company, product, or service. Animations & Effects. Two key aspects of hosting, in my opinion, are the flexibility of where you will be able to place the video and performance statistics.

Modern Sales Training: Turning Learning into Currency


The end goals and the logical outcomes of sales training, of course, are improved skill sets and broader knowledge that enable sellers to perform more effectively (i.e.

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Closing the Generation Gap: Why Mobile Learning Works for All Employees


The simple truth is, we are underestimating the adaptability and tech sharpness of older employees – by a long shot – and the statistics prove it. This ensures that your employees can effectively learn on mobile. can make m-learning more fun and effective.

Who Leads the Leaders?

CLO Magazine

Because of this daunting reality, attitudes toward executive leadership training are starting to shift. So, the need is clear, but businesses must now determine how to develop effective learning programs. According to a January 2014 statistic from McKinsey & Co.,

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The Importance of Training Employees for your Business


Their skills, attitude, and efficiency all have a major impact on your company performance and turnover. It is more cost-effective to train existing employees than it is to find new talent. It also has a positive effect on teams. These statistics illustrate the importance of managing your reputation. Along with your products and brand image, your employees are your most important asset.

Trainers Lets Retire the Gotcha

Training Industry

While learners went into the interaction with a positive attitude and open mind, in the end, they feel they’ve been tricked. For the social media question, the trainer could have skipped the question and simply given learners the statistic. Turpin helps business people get business done through more effective and efficient presentations, training and meetings. There’s a common facilitation technique used in training situations that needs to go away. Let’s call it the “Gotcha.”

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Why can’t organizations learn and innovate fast enough?


Change makes the difference between being efficient and being effective. Being effective is better than being efficient. Effectiveness is when they find a better way to do those same things, and get even better results. They are effective.

Social Business by the Numbers

Marcia Conner

Seeking the source of a specific statistic that I included in a talk ? 57% of financial outperformers are more likely than underperformers to use collaborative and social networking tools to enable global teams to work more effectively together ( IBM CHRO Study 2010 ).

6 Habits Holding You Back From Being an Exceptional Leader


I believe this to be particularly true when it comes to effective leadership – whether our habits are good or bad. hours) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimate most people spend 50 minutes a day on Facebook. How can you lead effectively if your team looks at you as negative? This doesn’t mean hiding the truth or losing transparency, it all about your delivery, your actions, and your attitude. I brush my teeth everyday but I floss just a couple times a week.