Your Learners Have Attitude

CLO Magazine

Learners have a lot of attitude these days. Their choices are changing; their attitudes in the middle of learning experiences are shifting; and their assumptions about the yield of learning time invested are evolving. Your learners aren’t being rude or arrogant, but they do have a new attitude, which may be surprising, disappointing or confusing to us learning and development veterans. Your learner’s attitude will grow as the panorama of learning options expand.

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.

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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. At TOPYX, we appreciate the organizations doing hard work to deliver accurate, timely statistics. A Summary of the Online Learning Consortium’s 2016 Statistics. These statistics are highly valuable to the education sector.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

In this guide, you will find actionable tips on how you can leverage these video statistics. And here are the complete and final statistics, habits, and trends we found around video and how you can leverage them in 2020 and beyond.

5 Amazing Digital Education Trends to keep an Eye on in 2020 and Beyond

Your Training Edge

These statistics indicate that the world of education has already embraced digital learning as a significant force fuelling all endeavors effectively. So, if we are to consider each of the statistics mentioned above, then it seems that this particular trend is not only here to stay, but it will also help students with the following benefits. Improved attitude and behavior towards parents and teachers.

Skeptical Optimist or Hopeful Cynic? A Science Mindset

Clark Quinn

Research suggests a positive attitude is overall better. Without a decent understanding of scientific validity, you might be swayed by statistical sleight-of-hand. Is there any difference? At core, my new book is about learning science. And, as I’ve lamented before , the lack of understanding of cognitive science is a barrier to better L&D. However, it takes a certain mindset to put this into practice in practical ways. Should you overall be optimistic or cynical?

Are you getting eLearning’s Full Potential?

Zephyr Learning

This is definitely a worrying statistic, and my initial reaction is these organisations need to be speaking to Zephyr Learning to help turn this statistic around! The other interesting statistic was only 14% of organisations are using smartphone/portable devices for elearning. With these statistics there must be a question mark over people and business performance! I read an article yesterday on GrapevineHR, thanks to our good friends at @elearn_centre!

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 Successful Tech Founders Who Overcame Struggle

Your Training Edge

Majority of business startups fail–and these statistics are consistent within the realm of technology. As we discover more people who are enjoying the benefits of being at the top, we also come to know that the true attitude of successful founders is not giving up amidst the challenges. Often we judge tech entrepreneurs and their successes by face value.

3 Essentials for Nurturing a Positive Compliance Culture

Interactive Services

Within a workplace culture, employees share assumptions, attitudes, beliefs and values. That’s a scary statistic! The attitude and management style of organizational leaders directly impact organizational outcomes. According to a recent Deloitte study , 94-per cent of executives and 80-per cent of employees believe that corporate culture is important. Companies with a strong culture of compliance perform better, retain staff longer, and elevate their brand every single day.

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. A flexible schedule is one of the best incentives, as it allows a better work-life balance, which, in turn, boosts productivity and performance, and increases employees’ positive attitude towards their job. 71% of all workers in the U.S. are not fully engaged, while 26% are actively disengaged.

Understanding Educational Data Mining

Origin Learning

By using techniques from statistics and machine learning, EDM tools and algorithms work to predict learners’ future learning behavior as well as to study the pedagogical models that will work best to align with that behavior. All these goals are pursued with the background of detailed information about every learner’s knowledge, motivation, cognition, and attitude. Technology is revolutionizing many sectors, and education is one of them.

Adult learning shminciples

E-Learning Provocateur

Instead, I want to expose some of the attitudes of adult learners that I have encountered over the years… “I haven’t got time for all this. As an education professional, you’re probably cringing at these attitudes. Their attitude depends on their circumstances.

Want success like Google? Approach learning like Google does


At Google, learning is a right While Google’s success cannot be attributed to a single practice or initiative, it is, in part, owed to their attitude towards learning. And the statistics would agree.

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. Here’s an example: I’m reading an article online—let’s say about cat scratching posts—and I find a misspelling.

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What is 'continuous learning' and why is it crucial?


But their ‘greatest differentiator’ is their attitude to professional development. 77% of poor customer service experiences were a direct result of an employee’s attitude. Getting onboarding right is tough enough - 20% of new hires leave a job for a new opportunity within 45 days. But let’s say you’ve onboarded successfully. You’ve beaten the odds.

5 Trends in Compliance Training Analytics 

Interactive Services

The accumulation of statistics on reported incidents, for example, becomes far more useful if the analysis can include the demographic location of incidents within the organization, as well as the type and seriousness of the incident, and some indication of underlying factors such as intent and knowledge. Of all aspects of business performance, compliance can be one of the hardest to measure.

The Future of Freelancing


All these things have led to a dramatic change in attitude towards freelancing worldwide. Statistics show that term paper writing services , advertising texts, as well as re-write are required twice less than designers, and four times less than programmers. The term “freelancing” is comparatively young, even if it didn’t appear yesterday, nor even a year or two ago.

The critical first step to building strong organizational DEI

CLO Magazine

Training can hold up a mirror and encourage employees and managers to think about difficult and uncomfortable topics like racism, and reflect upon their own attitudes and behaviors, according to Rawson.

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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. You might be surprised to learn that modern technology does not replace the traditional methods.

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

Kapp Notes

So, instead of a statistical analysis of the outcomes of aggregated studies, Ke followed the replicable process of analyzing textual reports through a qualitative method to develop new interpretations. This is based on studies that looked at affective learning outcomes, involving self efficacy, attitudes toward subject content learning and affective feedback toward game use as well as looking at continuing motivation.

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? Through team processes such as communication, decision-making and collaboration, there is a set of knowledge, skills and attitudes that emerge only at the team level; it is non-existent within individuals.

Getting Started with Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

If you want to get technical, the official definition of training, according to the Association for Talent Development (formerly American Society for Training + Development), means: "A process that aims to improve knowledge, skills, attitudes, and/or behaviors in a person to accomplish a specific job task or goal. The bigger question is if training can help to improve knowledge, skills, attitudes/behaviors, and performance, why aren't more businesses embracing it?

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. Temps, independent contractors, contingent workers, and free-lancers have become the norm, not the exception. As I wrote in a post in March 2010: Unlike previous recession recoveries, this one will not re-employ large numbers of laid off workers.

The Essential Guide to Learning Analytics in the Age of Big Data

Lambda Solutions

To what degree do participants acquire the knowledge, skills, attitude, confidence, and commitment based on their participation in the training? Attitude (“I believe this will be worthwhile to do on the job”). Engagement Statistics. Engagement-related statistics can help you assess learner engagement with the module. Look at these sources for engagement insights: Site statistics and logs, location/IP; quiz/course activity statistics (question assessment).

Importance of Accessibility for People with Dyslexia

Magic EdTech

According to statistics published by the Dyslexia Center of Utah , it is the most common language-based learning disability, with over 70%-80% of the people with poor reading skills are likely to be dyslexic. With the right educator attitude and accessibility-focused study aids, students with all forms of learning disabilities can thrive.

Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Bureau of Labor Statistics, less than 5% of high school graduates go into apprenticeships. Also, without the pressure of a large salary, you can hire for attitude and make sure an employee is a cultural fit before you invest a lot of cash. Apprenticeships benefit employer and employee. Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. In fact, according to the U.S. Given that few U.S.

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. So don’t test a MOOC with just 20 people — it won’t be cost-effective and it will be less likely to yield statistically significant results.

Getting Started With Learning Data and Analytics

CLO Magazine

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. It’s amazing how quickly an attitude can change once metrics are shown to speak to the business.

Key principles of effective business coaching


According to the statistics of the WritingCheap agency, the industry is growing by 18% every year! Business coaching is addressed to those who need to improve the productivity, the comfort of working relationships, increase the stress resistance of the team, to set up a positive attitude to the collective work, and the achievement of business goals. There are no impossible tasks in the world. They always have solutions that you just don’t know about.

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. Thanks to the benefits of gamification in training your employees will be able to find again the inspiration and excitement within their online training programs.

Organizational Culture: Ignore at Your Own Risk

The Performance Improvement Blog

Shawn Parr, a Fast Company blogger, writes this in his post titled, Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch : Culture is a balanced blend of human psychology, attitudes, actions, and beliefs that combined create either pleasure or pain, serious momentum or miserable stagnation. The term “culture” is getting much use these days, but I’m afraid it has become a Rorschach for whatever people want to say about an organization.

Thrive as a First-Time Manager from Day One


Don’t fall into this statistic. With a positive attitude and a mind-frame to succeed, you will have the tools you need to be a successful first-time manager. Being a manager for the first time can be quite an experience.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

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. How do you know if blended learning is working in your organization? People and their skills represent strategic functions of the business. But the cost of your investment in human resources is also always a concern.

Implement “Stay Interviews” to Improve Employee Retention


According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics data , three million employees have voluntarily left their job every month for the past year. Even little changes can have a big impact on the attitude of that employee and future employees. “Why are you leaving the company?”.

Levelling up: Why mental health is just as important as our physical health

Brightwave Group

There is a definite shift in attitudes occurring in workplaces, as employers recognise the business impact of mental health and wellbeing issues. I was struck by his insightful interpretation of the statistic that ‘62% of people reported being affected by mental health issues’: “If this were a physical illness, like TB, an epidemic would have been declared.”.

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Effective Training Design & Delivery Considerations

ePath Learning

To enhance employee motivation and engagement, we must assess the affective domain of learning or the domain of learning which involves feelings and attitudes. Arouse employee curiosity by incorporating questions, statistics, or anecdotes which relate to their training objectives. Learning management systems (LMS) have become a technology asset for many businesses across the globe.