Converting Classroom Training to Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

Interview with Microassist’s senior learning architect and instructional designer Brandon Winston on what it takes to convert instructor-led training to elearning. What are the benefits of converting classroom training to elearning? How to make sure you create effective elearning when converting from classroom training. Converting Classroom Training to Elearning, Transcript. Benefits of Converting Classroom Training to Elearning.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

Conversion Estimation Some resources on the conversion of Instructor-Led Training (ILT) to eLearning / Web-Based Training (WBT) – found through eLearning Learning using Convert ILT as the starting point: In What Training Costs Part I: Converting Content from ILT to WBT , they discuss compression of ILT when its converted to eLearning: Compression ratio : What would the length of the course be if it were online vs. classroom based? Will these need to be converted?

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Decisions, decisions. Business decisions.

Jay Cross

MAKING BUSINESS DECISIONS: THE HEART AND THE HEAD. Jay Cross examines decision making on learning at work, and gives the lie to some myths about the use of business metrics. To “earn a seat at the table” where the business managers sit, you must: Speak the language of business.

Publishing for the Mobile – Dos and Don’ts


Keep a close eye on the metrics: The main reason for shifting from PDF to using digital assets is the ability to keep a tab on real-time metrics. Consider converting PDFs to ePubs and use the IDPF defined ePub 3 format if you are an ebooks, journals or magazine publisher.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.


Jay Cross

He has challenged conventional wisdom about how adults learn since designing the first business degree program offered by the University of Phoenix. Cross mashes up his considerable experience in training, business consulting and web 2.0

What Is Important in Order to Create the Best eLearning Courses?

Your Training Edge

Course creators are given a lot of content to be converted into online training material. This also gives valuable information of learner metrics and measurable learner performance. eLearning doesn’t just “happen”!

5 Ways the Learning Analytics Landscape Is Evolving


Measuring Learning's Impact on the Business. During the last three years, we’ve gone from 3 out of 4 respondents expressing some level of wanting to measure the business impact of learning programs (those who agree or strongly agree), to 19 out of 20 today.

Measuring Success (ROI) of a Training MOOC, Part 1

Your Training Edge

The first metric to be considered was the number of students completing the courses with passing grades (usually defined as 70 percent or better). Depending how you look at it, this metric leads to either an excellent or a terrible conclusion. The key to measuring the effect of training programs on higher-level outcomes is twofold: First, for each course or program, create a list of agreed-upon metrics that will be used to measure success.

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How to Determine the Advantages of Your eLearning Program?

Enyota Learning

While all eLearning modules have user assessment metrics in place, I suggest that when measuring the success of the program, evaluating the user activity versus performance is essential. The objective of an eLearning program is to align learning outcomes with the business objectives.

Do You Evaluate Your Training?

Enyota Learning

Has there been any improvement to your business that is a direct result of the training you’ve been providing? Is your training delivering the business impact needed? Measure your business impact by getting substantial data out of your existing training.

5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

ej4 eLearning

Although widely recognized, “the effort [businesses] put into developing this ‘human capital’ continues to be seen as an expense and not as an investment.”. But it can be a daunting task to pin down all the variables and metrics involved in a training program. This step is critical to determining the training program’s fiscal benefits, and yet it can be especially challenging because of the need to convert soft data to hard figures.

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5 Steps for Proving the ROI of Your Training Investment

ej4 eLearning

Although widely recognized, “the effort [businesses] put into developing this ‘human capital’ continues to be seen as an expense and not as an investment.”. But it can be a daunting task to pin down all the variables and metrics involved in a training program. This step is critical to determining the training program’s fiscal benefits, and yet it can be especially challenging because of the need to convert soft data to hard figures.

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


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. Startup costs are low, contributing to a low barrier-to-entry for new businesses. But, many of those businesses that succeed in making a successful launch are hesitant to then begin putting money into any kind of marketing budget.

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Gamification Tools Winning Sales Teams Use

EI Design

Adding a gamification platform can create incredible business results, such as boosting conversion rates up to 7x. This is probably the most flexible and scalable gamification tool – both growing and established businesses can adopt it without a hassle.

Amy Jo Martin, Thursday Keynote at #ASTDTK14

Learning Visions

Social Communication impacts all elements of businesses. Access > Connection > Relationship > Affinity > Influence > Conversion (impressions don''t convert, but influence does convert). Return on Influence Standard media impressions (cold metrics like FB and Twitter #s) x Warm Metrics (Sentiment + Engagment) = taking into account both the reach you have and the way people feel about you.

More on Re-evaluating Evaluation – Jack Phillips and ROI

Dashe & Thomson

First of all, it builds on Level 4: Results, which are the business results linked to the training program. According to Phillips, ROI compares these business results to the costs of the training program. Convert Data to Monetary Benefits.

Calculating the ROI of training – ensuring the L&D budget


Although it’s easily to infer that if the participants take what they learned and use it in their daily jobs this will lead to increased performance and thus better results for the business, it may not be enough to convince a CFO to continue investing in L&D.

How to Make Workplace Safety Training Modules Future Ready


And just like we future proof everything else in business, workplace safety training modules too, must be made in a way that is always future ready. After this announcement, organizations around the globe are hurrying to convert all their Flash-based content to HTML5.

5 Steps to Successful Product Training Onboarding for Sales Reps


According to a 2018 study, produced by the Sales Management Association, 62% of businesses consider their onboarding process to be ineffective. To gauge the success of your sales reps, both quantitative and qualitative metrics should be measured.

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Building elearning courses is not usually the organization’s business goal. Elearning is merely a solution that helps meet a business goal. They are using some metric that identifies where they’re currently at. And they’ll use that metric to determine if they’ve met their goals.

We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate

CLO Magazine

If something isn’t done immediately, the business will soon face crippling leadership shortages. Of participating organizations, only 18 percent (2011) and 15 percent (2015) had sufficient bench strength to meet oncoming business demands.

10 Search Engine Marketing Basics You Have to Master

DigitalChalk eLearning

Many instructional designers and eLearning professionals struggle with the marketing aspects of their online courses and businesses. Novice advertisers might think that these keywords are essential to the growth of their business, but that may not necessarily be the case.

[Infographic] Ultimate Guide to Video Engagement

3Play Media

Views are a video engagement metric that determines the number of times a person watches a video. Another video engagement metric is Session Watch Time. Don’t send your viewers to your website unless it makes good business sense.

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Technology can get obsolete but learning cannot

Origin Learning

However, these brands compete vigorously to stay ahead in their respective businesses. A bio-metric feature enables the gun to unlock with fingerprint under a second preventing accidental discharge or wrong user access.

How to Implement a Learning Scorecard


Internal Business Process. Are there areas that are wasting time converting sales? How quickly can your business implement changes? Is your sales team converting new leads? Increase knowledge of current customers (internal business process) ?

7 ways to use Google Analytics for an LMS with eCommerce


As a Business Analyst at LearnUpon, I check Google Analytics multiple times a day to assess how campaigns and content are performing. How many times has that thank-you-for-your-business page been reached? Next, pay attention to the real definition of the other metrics you’re measuring.

How To Write Effective Learning Objectives To Support Your Blended Learning Strategy

Obsidian Learning

Assuming that preliminary analysis resulted in concrete goals for the program, converting those goals into actual, measurable learning objectives specific to each deliverable is critical for the success of the blended learning strategy. Blended learning programs can include many deliverables.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

Of course, it’s such a big topic that I decided to cheat and quickly point the person to eLearning Learning and particular to eLearning Sales , eLearning Sales Metrics , Sales eLearning Case Studies , and Sales Performance Support. We’ve been tasked with converting their Retail Sales Training seminar into an eLearning package. All things being equal (which they never are), I'm guessing my focus is more a business and performance focus. The Business Case for Social Learning.

Gamification in ACTION


What are the tools available for incorporating gamification in our business areas? By 2014, 80 percent of current gamified applications will fail to meet business objectives primarily due to poor design.” – Gartner.

Snagit Captures Google Adwords Accounts

TechSmith Camtasia

Carlos founded Please Hold in 1993 after colleagues and local business owners asked him to record on-hold messages and voice over spots for them. Knowing that his clients tended to get confused by certain Adwords metrics, Carlos decided to walk them through with a quick explanation. “I

Deloitte University— What were they thinking?

Allison Rossett

I also worked at the Merrill Lynch retreat center, originally created to house their development efforts and converted to provide New Jersey conference space to one and all. Just after 2 PM on the 12 th of April, we got down to business. Am I a convert?

Using Google Analytics to up your eCommerce game


One of the most useful features of Google Analytics is the ability to set your own source and medium for traffic, allowing you to categorise incoming traffic in ways that match your internal business goals and eLearning targets.

How to Improve Video Engagement


Video engagement is a key metric when it comes to measuring video success. But short, funny and even viral doesn’t mean they are valuable to your business. The length of a successful video should be dictated by your business and the stage a particular viewer is at in the buyer cycle.

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Would you recommend your L&D department?

Jay Cross

Capturing L&D metrics too often entails asking the wrong people the wrong questions at the wrong time. A mere 24% agreed that L&D was critical to business outcomes. If a line of business reported such shoddy scores, red flags would arise and heads would roll. Fred Reichheld, The One Number You Need to Grow, Harvard Business Review, December 2003). Practitioners actively intervene to convert detractors into promoters.

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