Nudge-Learning: The Theory and The Relevance

Harbinger Interactive Learning

We plan to write a series of blog posts on this methodology and its business effectiveness. The theory behind nudge-learning. The nudge theory is highly relevant and useful for L&D professionals. Sometimes what you need is a nudge to learn. Setting the context.

Build An Air-tight Business Case For A Learning Platform


Get internal buy-in from your key decision makers with an air-tight business case. This means it takes time to build a learning platform business case for the enterprise. 3 Keys To Building an Airtight Business Case For a Learning Platform. A digital learning ROI Checklist.

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

Your Training Edge

Identifying a meaningful way to measure the value of MOOCs in organizations is complicated by the difficulty of measuring the ROI of training programs in general. The most widely used (at least in theory) method of evaluating training programs is the four-level model developed by Donald Kirkpatrick. I mentioned that this method is widely used—at least in theory. Bryant’s business career has been based on his results-oriented style of empowering the individual.

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Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

In “ 3 Benefit Measures – The ROI of Internal Social Media Networks ”, Kaplan demonstrates, with reference to a number of recent studies, that internal social media really does bring big dividends in terms of, well, dividends.

How to calculate eLearning ROI


Companies that believe in the value of training now have another question to ask: what’s the Return on Investment (ROI) of eLearning when compared to traditional forms? But it can take time for eLearning to deliver ROI. A worked example of eLearning ROI.

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Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development?

The Gamification of Corporate Training

Association eLearning

So how do you make the business cases for the gamification of corporate training? Making the Business Case for Gamification. According to a 2013 Gartner report 70% of business transformation efforts fail due to lack of engagement.

Transform Unused Learning Data Into Valuable Business Predictors

CLO Magazine

ROI of $13+ for every dollar spent on analytics. The world’s largest companies are leveraging data not only to make their operations more successful, but also to improve their business predictability.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Instead, focus first on these steps: 1) Clarify Your Learning Business Strategy. Rather, it must integrate with other functional and business systems, as well as other tools and resources that “live” inside and outside of your organization’s firewall. 3) Calulate ROI.

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. Five Tips for Turning Gamification Theory into Practice by Karl Kapp.

The Changing Nature of Workplace Learning


In theory, we know this is what will work in the long run. The most common questions I encounter when speaking about social tools, sharing and collaborative learning are: How will we measure the ROI?

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Learning Theory - Enterprise 2.0 - Social Software - eLearning Learning Weekly Hot List

eLearning Learning Posts

ISA Participating - Future of the Business of Learning - eLearning Technology , June 25, 2009. CalTech NASA Study on Micro-Blogging ROI / Business Value , June 25, 2009. Measurement & ROI for Social & Network Learning , June 18, 2009. Learning Theory (7). eLearning Learning Hot List. June 19, 2009 to June 26, 2009.

Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation


Level 4 Evaluation – Results: The fourth and final level tries to assess training with regards to business results, for example, determining if sales transactions improved after training of sales staff.

Learning vs Development

E-Learning Provocateur

Does all this warm and fuzzy stuff really make a difference to the performance of the business? Complementing that, I see the ROI in developing people vertically. Is there a difference between learning and development?


Obsidian Learning

Kapp mentions a perfect point in his article, Implementing Gamification: Consider These Tips , that you must “provide information to stakeholders on emerging gamification implementations in organizations that show business results”.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)


CFPIM, CIRM, is a scholar, writer and expert on the convergence of learning, technology and business operations. Learnnovators: What according to you is the most inspiring use case where gamification has helped improve training effectiveness and ROI?

Three Superheroes of Training Evaluation

Growth Engineering

He recognises that business needs to contribute to something more than profit. In fact, his theory is a forerunner to Epic Meaning. KNOWN FOR: The sixth ‘Financial ROI level’. So, to help fix this problem he added a sixth ‘Financial ROI level’ to the Kirkpatrick model.

A Guide to Enhancing Engagement: Part Three

HT2 Labs

For any L&D professional looking to examine the relationship between workplace training and its business benefits by analyzing the collected data, ‘Data & Business Benefits’ – the final instalment in our 3-part ‘Data, Nudges & Learning’ Open Learning Experience (OLX) – delved into the core measures, such as Return on Investment (ROI), as well as some of the less obvious impacts that data analytics can inform.

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Back To Basics: Instructional Design Terminology

Obsidian Learning

Objectives can also be established for on-the-job performance, business or impact performance, or ROI). In our first Back to Basics blog “What is Instructional Design?” we talked about the concept and definition of instructional design.

Who are Instructional Designers? The existential dilemma.

ID Reflections

To gain personal clarity on the role of an ID in a business setting b. BA = Business Analyst c. The business world still glances at the role of an instructional designer with skepticism. What does an ID do that a Business Analyst (BA) cannot do? What is a Business Analyst?

48 Books Every Aspiring Chief Learning Officer Should Read


Learning & business strategy books (4). Indeed, you’ll get valuable resources like principles of team-based learning design, as well as different models for building business simulations. Adult Learning: Linking Theory and Practice by Sharan B.

Online Training Overload: 9 Surprising Symptoms Of Cognitive Overwhelm


Simply put, cognitive overwhelm can wreak havoc on team dynamics and your online training ROI. They may grasp the theory to some extent. Uncategorized Applications Business Are you short-circuiting your employees’ minds with too much information? In this article, I’ll share 9 surprising symptoms to help you diagnose cognitive overwhelm in online training.

Doing Stuff with Your Data

HT2 Labs

Access to your learning data enables your organization to determine the Return on Investment (ROI) of the workplace learning initiative implemented, determining whether it has been a success and what elements should be removed/introduced going forward.

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Why Is Personalized Learning Key to Language Learning?


However, the theory of sensory learning styles has also been repeatedly “debunked. Not only does microlearning allow corporate learners to fit self-study into busy schedules, it is also reported to increase the transfer of information (read: learning) by 17%.

An Overview: Phillips' Model for Learning Evaluation


One of the most frequently quoted aspects of Phillips' model is the addition of a fifth level of evaluation to Kirkpatrick's Learning Evaluation Model , which is return on investment (ROI). Phillip’s model states that after determining a learning program’s business impact at Kirkpatrick’s Level 4, you can translate that impact into monetary terms and compare it to the total cost of the program to calculate ROI. Don’t assume reduced costs = ROI.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

Understanding Social Learning Theory. Social learning theory as we understand it today primarily evolved from the work of Albert Bandura in the 1960s. This theory is often considered to be a bridge that connects behaviorist and cognitive learning theories.

My Encounter with the Galactic Minds: Feynman TEDX Caltech and Stephen Hawkings

Vignettes Learning

Here's what to expect: Using the fast-paced and engaging format of TED talks, distinguished scientists, business leaders, bold entrepreneurs and a few extraordinary Caltech student speakers will explore broad themes in three thought provoking sessions. This week is very exciting for me.

HT2 Labs Announce 3-Part Open Learning Experience: ‘Data, Nudges & Learning: A Guide to Enhancing Engagement’

HT2 Labs

Oxford, UK: HT2 Labs have announced their first free offering of the year; a 3-Part Open Learning Experience (OLX) exploring how to use data to create engaging, meaningful learning experiences that boost retention and help drive ROI. Beginning on Monday 29th April 2019, HT2 Labs’ first free OLX offering of 2019 will cover both the theory and practice needed to demonstrate how the data that your platforms produce can be put to work to create a more efficient, impactful learning experiences.

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8 Top Learning and Development Podcasts


Along with his guests, Lloyd tackles topics like demonstrating ROI and impact, building a culture of innovation and emerging learning technologies.

What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)


Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves. At the end of the day, those contributions deliver more insights and knowledge into a repository designed to develop an already skilled workforce and improve the performance of the business.

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How we think about learning influences our e-learning practice

Connect Thinking

Paul and colleagues have described the evolution of learning theories in the context of workplace learning, and I have summarised their points (probably rather clumsily) in the table you see below. I’m not necessarily suggesting that one learning theory ‘camp’ is right.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Learning Myths with Dr. Will Thalheimer

Learning Visions

The topic today: Myths the business side has about learning. 9% Hit us Hard 47% Hurt a little 41% Not much effect 3% Helped us MYTHS the Business Side Has about Learning Client asked him to develop a course for business side. Everybodys got myths: business side, learners, learning professionals Captured 140 myths and categorized them (not a scientific set of findings.) We have to measure ROI.

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ELM Expert Series: These 3 Things Are Vital If You Want Your Sales Training To Be Relevant In the Future


Businesses take their most successful salespeople and hope they can sprinkle their secrets across the entire sales force. Training programs created are unpredictable, biased to the teacher’s perspective, and often time consuming, taking away valuable time from top sales leaders busy schedules. How are you defining the success or business impact of your learning? Proof of ROI. It’s no secret that in learning ROI is tough mystery to crack.

Overcoming the forgetting curve in training courses


L&D specialists constantly search for ways to create courses that are relevant, engaging and that can prove a positive ROI for the business. This is why designing as much of corporate learning as possible in AR or VR environments can have a tremendous impact on the ROI of training.

You Suck at Instructional Design

eLearning Alchemy

They’re too busy. There is only one right definition of instructional design: The use of instructional theory, systems and techniques to solve business problems and drive business results (substitute “business” as you require). I have a theory.