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How Important Is Data In Learning?

SmartUp

In our metric-obsessed culture today, data drives decisions, influences strategies, and commands what we see on social media. The growing fixation on metrics in learning means many things. In their quest to improve scores and rankings, some trainers have resorted to designing curriculums that are heavily focused on helping students pass tests, instead of well, you know, learn. Instead of driving learning, we end up encouraging gaming.

Top 10 +1 Instructional Game Design Best Practices

Kapp Notes

Here are the top ten best practices for instructional game design. Plus a bonus) Practice #1 – Design the learning game to meet specific instructional objectives. Practice #2 – Embed the learning game into a curriculum using the following structure: Set up the game and tell the learners what they will learn, then allow them to experience the game and when the game is over, debrief the learners to highlighting the learning aspects of the game.

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The numbers game

Learning with 'e's

Assessment of learning focuses largely on the student''s work and offers metrics - awarding a grade with a numerical value - that reflect how the work is measured against specific criteria. The majority of students achieve grades somewhere between these two scores, because more often than not, students tend to produce average work. Is the numbers game teachers play a meaningful exercise or a nonsense?

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Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D?

Axonify

But, up until now, one of L&D’s biggest challenges has been to identify and capture metrics that clearly align learning with bottom-line business impact. Recent technological developments, such as xAPI (and, quite frankly, sophisticated algorithms in our Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform), are helping learning professionals more quickly and effectively capture and perform analytics with valuable learning and performance data that tie to business results.

Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D?

Axonify

But, up until now, one of L&D’s biggest challenges has been to identify and capture metrics that clearly align learning with bottom-line business impact. Recent technological developments, such as xAPI (and, quite frankly, sophisticated algorithms in our Axonify Employee Knowledge Platform), are helping learning professionals more quickly and effectively capture and perform analytics with valuable learning and performance data that tie to business results.

Top 75 Online Courses for Freelancers To Up Their Game

TalentLMS

Help you up your game! In this course, Corey Koberg, author and certified trainer in Google Analytics, dives into the mysterious world of web metrics to help you figure out what you should and shouldn’t do. insert dramatic music effect*. Score!

The Spectrum of Facilitation Personas – Which Facilitator Will you Be?

NovoEd

You’ve made a great facilitation plan, trained your facilitators, and defined your success metrics. However, we’ve seen from our own experimentation in our LXD course , that greater time investment in facilitation results in a higher completion rate and Net Promoter Score (NPS) from participants. Do you remember being motivated to play a game, sing a silly song, or run around with a bunch of other kids you didn’t even know?

ASTD Keynote: “People Lie” Richard Hilleman Electronic Arts #tk10

Learning Visions

This is the most important trend in video game design. In the business of making video games. At EA - people make games and they like to play games. Cartels and Cutthroats – an economic simulation game – at their company retreat they had a tournament. Built an exercise around Lego Mindstorms objectives metrics rules In his classes – need to learn about leadership and teamwork. Audio costs are %10 of cost of game! students scores are updated daily.

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What is a Learning Management System? (2019 Update)

Docebo

The powerhouse of a complete learning technology solution, an LMS is a fundamental component of an effective learning strategy. This is especially common for software and technology companies who need to effectively onboard users so they can use their product. Your LMS should allow you to derive learning insights through customizable reports and dashboards that provide metrics on learner activity. Formal learning metrics and reports include: Course completions.

How to Avoid Immersive Learning Pitfalls

Unboxed

Video games, marketing, training, movies, TV shows… you name it and you can probably access some form of it in AR/VR. According to a recent study that compared mobile VR learning to reading a text document, when tested on learning objectives, learners who used VR scored an average of 94.5, while those who learned using the text document scored an 87. 7 min read Employee Training Featured #Employee Engagement #Learning Technologies #Training Effectiveness

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

Kapp Notes

I’ve known Byran for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. He founded Game On! Analytics and reporting system — Effectiveness. Kapp: What is mLevel’s position on game-based learning versus gamification?

There is Big Money to be made with “Just in Time” Training

LearnDash

Gamification can even be bypassed if necessary (although simple gaming elements can actually work very well with JIT training, like leaderboards). How effective is JIT? This is where JIT training really can be effective. The game mechanics made the training engaging as sales reps competed to top the leaderboard based on their responses. The results of the initial program drove content mastery scores from 68% to 92%, with more than 96% engagement!

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Big Data: The Holy Grail for L&D?

Axonify

Is Big Data a Game-Changer for L&D? But, up until now, one of L&D’s biggest challenges has been to identify and capture metrics that clearly align learning with bottom-line business impact. The standard metrics provided by Learning Management Systems—such as assessment scores, training hours completed, survey feedback—might be valuable for running the day-to-day of L&D, but they don’t identify a measurable impact on the organization’s bottom line.

Data Driven

Tony Karrer

Will the employee engagement intervention provide only short-term benefit, or will it have a longer-term effect on engagement and retention? For example, there were four initial interventions defined that would help a store manager improve the store's scores on "knowledge of product location."

Best Compliance Training Ideas for BFSI Employees

Kitaboo

Delivering effective compliance training to BFSI employees: A blend of different modalities. To encourage a safe and productive culture at work, an ongoing compliance training program is most effective. Game-Based Learning. Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them.

Getting What You Need from Learning Assessments

CD2 Learning

Can it provide item analysis that provides reporting on each assessment question (across times used) to help assessment developers analyze question effectiveness? Does it provide responsive scoring of online assessments? Does it provide comprehensive and just-in-time assessment metrics/analytics through standard or customized reporting at various organizational levels?

Getting what you need from your learning assessments?

CD2 Learning

Can it provide item analysis that provides reporting on each assessment question (across times used) to help assessment developers analyze question effectiveness? Does it provide responsive scoring of online assessments?

6 Ways to Use Mobile Learning to Enhance Employee Productivity

Hurix Digital

Internet and global learning platforms provide huge support to people of all ages across the globe; right from offering basic brain development games for a toddler to delivering training modules for working professionals. The convenience of flexible scheduling of training sessions with m-learning helps overcome these aspects and the employees can utilize their productive hours more effectively. Extensive Metrics System for Better Management.

Brenda Sugrue Is the 2018 CLO of the Year

CLO Magazine

She says working in so many roles has allowed her to identify principles to guide the development and delivery of effective learning regardless of audience, content or context. Brenda Sugrue, EY’s global chief learning officer. Photo by Brian Flaherty.

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How Fortune 1000 Company, Discover Financial Services, Innovates with eLearning

KZO Innovations

Advisors used assessment results, OJT performance metrics, and direct observations to form a focused coaching program. Using Discover Financial Service’s gaming platform, Discover Rumble, the Training Center fostered productive team-based competition. Each class was broken into two groups, which participated in daily and monthly online “missions” and between-call “micro-games.” Individual points accrued to team scores, which were displayed in real time on leader boards.

8 Reasons to Deliver Your Compliance Training Online

Kitaboo

Now the question that arises is how to deliver compliance training effectively? Engagement rate can also be determined through assessment scores and the analytics which shows real-time metrics. Related: 5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content. Related: 7 Most Effective Ways to Deliver Training Content on Mobile. Whether your compliance training is effective or not can only by gauged through an assessment.

Revisiting the Systematic Design Model

Adobe Captivate

In the classroom lectures are often used – on the Web the linear presentation of materials is not effective. When designing instructional units: Ensure that each instructional article, web site, media source or game supports the learning objectives/goals of the course. Integrate questions or other interactive activities — such as exercises, problem-solving situations, games, or short simulations into the body of the unit. Summative Grading Metrics.

The Definitive Guide to Sales Manager Enablement

Zunos

This approach is the equivalent of taking your fastest 100-yard sprinter and putting them into an American football game without knowing the playbook, without training on catching the ball, on blocking schemes, and without any uniform or protective equipment.

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Avoid and Correct Employee Evaluation Pitfalls

CLO Magazine

Alan worked with a contract instructional designer and incorporated some gaming and new features into the program. Unfortunately, Alan didn’t have data to link the revamped training program to those key sales metrics. They design, develop and deliver a program and only then start to think about how they will evaluate its effectiveness. Follow-up metrics three to six months after the training event reveal the truth about its value.

Why Enhancing Clinical Education Is Critical for CE Directors

EthosCE

Learning online, or “eLearning,” is a cost-effective way to raise the standards of your health professionals to provide a stronger workforce. This can be achieved offline and online, depending on what’s easier for medical staff and more cost-effective for organizations. For CE programs that require a minimum number of hours as mandatory, automated attendance tracking with metrics can track which learners are present online and offline.

A Conversation with Bryan Austin of mLevel

mLevel

I’ve known Bryan for a while and he has always been passionate about games for learning and it was good to catch up with him. We discussed the evolution of the mLevel game-based learning platform and how it has helped a number of companies increase the effectiveness of learning in their organizations. He founded Game On! Analytics and reporting system — Effectiveness. Austin: From a learner engagement metric, our learner satisfaction scores are well over 95%.

How to win at gamification in elearning, every time!

Elucidat

Gamification; gamified learning; serious games. Whatever term you prefer, games and elearning have something of a chequered history! It isn’t just throwing an offline game format (like a crossword or wordsearch) into an elearning course. It’s also not (often) a video game! Effective elearning gamification falls somewhere between those extremes. The carrot is more effective than the stick – potential reward motivates more strongly than potential punishment.

3 biggest flaws with the LMS and why it doesn’t make your employees better on-the-job performers

Axonify

The LMS also enabled the academic institution to provide a virtual classroom experience that closely mirrored the physical one and, to its credit, was an effective answer to the isolated distance learning experience of the past. If you’re using an LMS at your organization, you’re likely very familiar with the metrics that it reports: logins, course completions, time-spent and test scores/grades.

10 Ways to Make Retail Training More Impactful

Kitaboo

Now how do you provide effective retail training to this workforce? Here are some effective ways to make your retail training more impactful: 1. Related: 5 Ways to Create Effective Interactive Training Content. Gamifying the retail training will ensure that the staff is keenly interested in completing the courses and scoring high points. That’s how gaming works. Apply the Knowledge Gained and Test Effectiveness.

How to Make Interactive Training Program for Retail Employees

Kitaboo

One might think that providing online training instead of instructor-led training would prove more effective. Merely providing training decks on computers or laptops or even the phone for that matter won’t be very effective unless it’s interactive. Delivering retail training in the form of videos, therefore, will be effective in engaging learners and helping them remember useful information. Employee Training Metrics: 7 Ways HR Experts Use Them.

Introducing the Social Intranet Index

E-Learning Provocateur

The Social Intranet Index is a metric that denotes the degree of social functionality afforded by an enterprise’s intranet. Beyond a reductionist score, the target audience can now post free-form comments in response to the content. Devoid of ringfences, the platform effectively becomes a giant wiki. Outlandish and unworkable, or innovative and game changing? Effectively, its hierarchy flattens.

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The 2018 Gamification At Work Survey

TalentLMS

75% of respondents who play games often were more likely to agree that they’d be more productive if their work was made more game-like. Older employees are more motivated by game elements than younger employees. ( Who doesn’t love games? Do people play games?

eLearning for Call Centers

TalentLMS

These are tuned for advanced analytics that gauge performance in several metrics like agent performance, customer satisfaction rates, quality adherence factors, trainings completed, training performance, call handling improvement rates and much more. With these two core goals in mind, call center eLearning training effectiveness can be improved using these ten simple strategies: 1. The time spent on assessments will be more effective.

9 Tips to develop competency-based online training

Matrix

How to develop effective competency-based online training. Here are 9 tips to develop effective competency-based online training. Do your employees need effective negotiation skills to hit their sales targets? Include real-world examples, case studies, simulations, branching scenarios , and serious games to facilitate practical proficiency. It’s not how much your corporate learners know, but how they use that newfound knowledge in their real lives.

Benefits of Education Streaming Platforms to Students and Tutors

ProProfs

Effective Interactivity . Tracking the performance of each student based on various metrics and drilling down to granular reports & analytics is key to getting insights into their learning & development. Top e-Learning platforms provide effective assessment tools such as quizzes and tests. Teachers usually find it challenging to keep students motivated to perform outstandingly, for example, by scoring higher grades.

Managers are the key to learning and development

Litmos

Let’s look at some of the key aspects of an effective learning environment and how managers help make them a reality: Relevance : Managers understand the needs/goals of their learners best. No one is closer to the action when it comes to behavior and performance changes than managers; yet only 54% of companies use managerial observations as a metric for learning. Here are some simple ways to get managers into the learning loop: Put short, point-based games among their reports.

Janssen: Relentless Measurement Powered by Passion

CLO Magazine

“We’re going to have to make smart, effective decisions in this highly complex, competitive marketplace,” said Michelle Lynch, senior director of sales, learning and development and immunology for Janssen. ” Thanks to its guiding star, Janssen hasn’t let the pressure stop it from providing elite-level learning and effective products. ” Knowledge of the product, she said, leads to more effective patient care, which in turn leads to better business.