Skills Quotient: The Solution to the CEO’s Biggest Problem

Degreed

77% see the availability of key skills as their BIGGEST threat to their business. Doing that takes a different mindset, new tactics, and an executive-level metric. Other business units have had to shift their story as well, eg customer satisfaction.

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

Obsidian Learning

TIP: Be sure to tie the course-level objectives to an important business/organizational goal. In the example, our construction client is looking for an improved productivity metric within 6 months for teams whose supervisor has attended this training as compared to those who have not.

To “Kirkpatrick” or not to “Kirkpatrick”, that is the Question (or is it?)

Learning Rebels

Many a person has debated the Kirkpatrick evaluation taxonomy. I use the words “Kirkpatrick” but don’t use the taxonomy per se. Regardless of the taxonomy, tool, or method you use – some measurement process is required. Here we go again.

A Conversation with John Deligiannis of mLevel

Kapp Notes

The various game templates address different levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy, and there is also a scenario-based game template where authors can create their own easy learning simulations. Like any learning, the game should have a purpose, ideally tied to a metric that can be measured.

Learning Measurement: A Work in Progress

CLO Magazine

Learning evaluation, metrics and measurement are not where they need to be, but some companies have made progress. But the industry’s pace in modernizing the practice to fit evolving business needs has lagged. Some learning practitioners are stuck on the basic levels of the Kirkpatrick taxonomy, while those who have ventured into the deeper levels struggle to determine impact and results.

Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

Because he has spent so much time in the business, Jackson said he can truly understand the tactical elements of the various internal jobs while simultaneously understanding the customers’ needs and wants. ” The Business of Learning. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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Social Learning - Instructional Design - Free - eLearning Hot Topics

Tony Karrer

Weekly Hot eLearning Hot List 5/22/09 - 5/29/09 Top Posts The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals. Presentation: Blogs in Education - Don't Waste Your Time , May 22, 2009 Implementing New Learning Technology? Choose the Right Pilot Group - Kapp Notes , May 22, 2009 Capture Examples - eLearning Technology , May 29, 2009 Twitter: The #1 Tool for Learning - Upside Learning Blog , May 26, 2009 Adobe eLearning Suite: is it worth it?

Weighing the Options: Different Schools of Thought

CLO Magazine

“Now everybody is under the gun, and for the most part training budgets and training providers have failed to demonstrate business value.” a learning metrics and measurement consultancy, is a proponent of this approach. Phillips, who started the ROI Institute in 1993 and has written a number of books on the subject, adds a fifth level, return on investment, to the taxonomy.

Co-creation

Jay Cross

And he’s about to contribute another important idea to business. Krishnan; Prahalad and Krishnan are professors at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business. Performance is what it’s all about; that deals with organizational objectives and metrics, the impact of learning, and how performance improvement is implemented. Now I’ve got to re-think that taxonomy. ( Fortune Magazine ). The Times of London calls C.K. Prahalad “the No.