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.

Training Metrics and ROI: Formulas and Descriptions

Roundtable Learning

Everything in a business needs to show return on investment; otherwise, you risk getting your budget cut, or worse, your entire program could get cut. Your training return on investment (ROI) will tell you how much your program benefits the company, in an actual dollar amount.

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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.

ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


How do we calculate the ROI of continuous training? Jack Phillips then completed this model in the 90s in order to calculate ROI, with a 5th layer. But there is a summary at the end of the page, for people in a rush Which ROI? How does it impact my business results?’

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.

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?

8 Steps to Increasing Learning Efficiency Through the Rise of People Analytics


What’s more, as individual performance and business performance become more connected, organizations are looking to find ROI in their employees, and want to know how they can make smarter and more strategic decisions about the people they hire.

Why You Absolutely Need Gamification in E-Learning


If your learners are not interacting with your Learning Management System (LMS) or are unproductive and underperforming doing so, you never end up seeing ROI on the LMS in the first place.

Re-thinking Learning and Performance from a Business Standpoint

ID Reflections

A friend rightly pointed out that while theories and hypothesis are all good, how does one actually deal with the challenge in practice? Why are businesses failing? For a business leader / CEO or anyone else responsible for the bottom line and for sanctioning the training money, learning doesn’t really matter. It’s the business continuity and profit that are the yardsticks of successful performance. Yet L&D squirms at the question of ROI.

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

Lambda Solutions

Evaluating Learning Analytics and Measuring ROI. Data Points to Prove the ROI of Learning Analytics. Most of the time, companies collect big data from external sources to help the business serve customers more effectively, become more efficient, and increase profits.

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.

How to Level Up Your Marketing, Web Design, and Photography with Consultant and Business Coach Jean Perpillant


Learn how to level up your marketing, web design, and photography with consultant and business coach Jean Perpillant in this LMScast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. My name’s Chris Badgett, and I’m joined by a special guest, Jean Perpillant from Design Theory.

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.

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.

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.


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”.

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?

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?



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.

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.

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.

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.



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.

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?

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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Hands On Training: An Effective Way to Learn


In addition, hands on training accelerates learning, provides a safe learning environment, creates self-directed learners, motivates students, increases engagement and delivers strong ROI. Delivers strong return on investment (ROI).

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