eLEARNING DEVELOPMENT: Dude, Watch Your Aspect. Ratio!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating eLearning in TechSmith Camtasia, Adobe Captivate, or Articulate Storyline, one critical consideration is the physical width and height of your project (also known as the canvas size). Both 1024x576 and 1280x720 are 16:9 ratios.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career by Jon on November 15, 2010 in budgeting , eLearning Brandon Hall , in partnership with Chapman Alliance , recently published the results of its latest survey about eLearning development ratios. The subject matter – teaching consultants how to configure ERP software – was unusually complex.

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Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

These are all just benchmarks to use as a starting point, so you need to adjust for your experience, education, skills, industry, whether you’re a full-time employee or freelance consultant, etc. Harold Jarche’s “ So You Want To Be an ELearning Consultant? That’s clearly a full-time employee salary and not a consultant rate. The eLearning Guild Salary Calculator is one of the best tools for comparing the variables that affect salary.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. What are the important criteria in estimating eLearning duration when its based on a classroom course? For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. The research generally shows that there is at least a 50% reduction in seat time when a course is converted from classroom learning to elearning. Brandon Hall reports it is a 2:1 ratio.

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4 key ways question banks can benefit GRC elearning

Eukleia

The vast majority of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) elearning courses require assessments to meet regulatory demands. In this blog post, Eukleia’s Lead Learning Consultant, Emma Jourdan, explores four key ways question banks can benefit GRC elearning.

The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Lonely eLearner: Creating Social Learning Anchors by Andrea on March 9, 2011 in LMS (Learning Management System) , blended learning , eLearning , feedback , social learning The other day, I ran across Clive Shepherd’s recent blog post The New Social Learning – a review and I was struck by an observation he made there.

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10 e-Learning templates

Ed App

Contributed by LN Consulting, the course above is taken from the Mentoring course , which is also found in EdApp’s course library and is completely editable. e-learning template #10 – Ratio Number Template . eLearning e-Learning templates eLearning templates

Interview: Sheryl Plouffe – Use of Video in Learning and Development

Petra Mayer

I’m Petra Mayer of Petra and Associates consultant and today I am super thrilled to have with me Sheryl Plouffe. So let’s say you are a coach or consultant, which tend to be the type of people that I work with the most. Sheryl Plouffe – Video Strategist.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. We can’t produce a high-performing knowledge worker by simply having them attend a few classroom courses and complete some structured eLearning modules.

How MOOCs Address the Needs of Today’s Corporate Learners

Your Training Edge

As management consultant Mark Lukens wrote for Fast Company , the traditional once-a-year approach to training often focuses more on filling gaps and fixing weaknesses rather than on developing strengths. ft’s eLearning blog, Karla Gutierrez highlights five “mobile usage habits of today’s corporate learner.” How do your employees feel about your organization’s current training program? Are they getting the training they need? Do they find that training valuable? Engaging? Relevant?

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. You have a 98% customer retention ratio? Achieving true competitive separation is only possible with old-fashioned, highly-responsive, consultative, solution selling and demoing. Free Consult? Fill out the form below for a complimentary consultation call with John Leh, CEO & Lead Analyst, of Talented Learning.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

Only 5 years later, that ratio has grown to 1 in 12. Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve. Late in 2018, learning systems provider Web Courseworks conducted a rigorous analysis of Twitter activity to determine which elearning-related keywords were mentioned most often across the social network. million words, including 60,000+ tweets from a target segment of about 40 elearning influencers. Q: How will this affect the future of elearning?

Getting Your Staff Excited About Learning: 5 Best Practices

ProProfs

Management and fundraising consultant Copley Raff’s meta-analysis of job satisfaction studies point out that nonprofit sector workers have an edge on job satisfaction. Read More: How to Effectively Design an eLearning Course. Watch:What is eLearning and How Can It Help You?

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Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

by Andrea on April 15, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Informal Learning , Training Development , blended learning , eLearning , social learning Recently, I was lucky enough to attend a keynote speech by Dr. John Medina on his book Brain Rules at the eLearning Guild’s Learning Solutions 2011 conference. First, in a classroom or eLearning environment, I think we need to restructure our training to provide more opportunities for repetition of important material.

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Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

For example, many SaaS ( Software as a Service ) businesses focus on CAC/LTV ratio — ( Customer Acquisition Cost vs. Customer Lifetime Value ). Jason Cohen’s “smart bear” blog effectively illustrates this concept: Although your senior executives may not care exactly how many hours of training you deliver or what kind of customer satisfaction scores you receive, they do care about your CAC/LTV ratio. 42 hours for passive elearning (no interactivity).

The Temporary Staffing Revolution | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Because of the vast range of services we provide as a management consulting firm, we’re something different to every client. Some see us as instructional designers, some as technical writers, others as change management consultants, and still others as a supplemental staffing agency. Many consulting firms in our industry become too niche and lose out on work they can easily provide but do a poor job of marketing.

Organizational Change Management Cited – Again – as Key.

Dashe & Thomson

In a recent post, he cites a recent poll by Panorama Consulting , in which IT executives are asked about the “deadliest sin” of ERP implementations.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Among industries, a greater number of technology companies and business services/consulting firms spent money on these tools. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning by Paul on May 5, 2011 in Informal Learning , blended learning , social learning Companies are spending next to nothing on social learning, and their frugality is going to come back to haunt them.

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Not Everyone is a Social Customer | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Thierry de Baillon , cofounder of Socialearning Consulting, takes this stance in a recent blog post. Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Not Everyone is a Social Customer by Paul on February 11, 2011 in Development Tools , customer service , social learning A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog about the need to train your clients on the various methods of…training.

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The $2 Whiteboard Shows Power of Peer-to-Peer Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Of course, the person “next to you” might just as often be consulted via email or other online tool, but it doesn’t change this fact: the amount of workplace learning done in formal training sessions is a tiny fraction of of the learning that takes place one-on-one, between coworkers.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

How to Increase Conference Attendance

Association eLearning

You’ll want to consult learning professionals for the specific nuances of your industry’s material, but here are two of what I consider to be the most important pieces of advice. Insist on a good ratio of presentation to engagement. For associations, conferences represent a major source of potential revenue. To best realize that revenue, your conference not only has to attract attendees but also retain them year after year.

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Allow them to discover information in bite-sized portions through self-directed activities such as eLearning, and then follow-up with a workshop, discussion group, open lab, or other opportunity to apply the new information. You will still need to create good content, but simple eLearning development tools will help make the transition from ILT to blended learning a smoother one.

5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base

Dashe & Thomson

Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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5 Ways to Increase the Value of Your Customer Base | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Selecting consultants with the appropriate skills, experience and personality goes a long way to make a client happy. Some companies treat their customers as partners, especially in the B2B markets – soliciting their help in the design of a new eLearning module or getting ideas for better customer service.

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The Power of Your Network | Social Learning Blog

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Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Accelerated Learning: Where Does It Fit In? | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Train Your Client On Training January 31, 2011 Leveraging the Law of the Few to Manage Change in the Workplace February 21, 2011 Analyzing the ROI of Social Media in Training May 3, 2011 Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career November 15, 2010 eLearning Review: A Module for the National Security Arena October 15, 2010 Virtual Boot-Camp: Games and Learning with the U.S.

Kirkpatrick Revisited | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I can now see how Level 2 can be used to evaluate role-based eLearning and instructor-led training.

Embracing Innovation in Learning | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This reminds me of a session I attended on emotional intelligence at the eLearning Guild ‘s Learning Solutions 2011 conference last month.

Presentation Tips from 21 Experts

eLearningArt

Below you’ll see responses from some amazing presentation authors, consultants, professors, bloggers and PowerPoint MVPs! It shines a spotlight on what SHOULD be on the slide greatly increasing your signal-to-noise ratio. In elearning, when working and learning how to use a tool, be it Storyline, Captivate, or even PowerPoint, those tools can be rather seductive in dictating the design of the content if we let it be. Do you want to design better presentations?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Designers with Formal Training: Survey Update

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Whats the ratio of IDs working in corporate with advanced degrees vs. academic? Beachward Bound Crowdsourcing: Authoring Tools & LMS Questions My Summer ID Reading List ► June (3) eLearning Authoring Tools Mindmap The Two Faces of ePortfolios The Unofficial eLearning Salary Calculator ► May (9) Book Review: Ruth Clark’s Evidence-Based Training.

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Stats on Workplace Learning

Marcia Conner

Although formal training accounts for only a small percentage of learning , unless noted specifically, the stats here relate to formal training, meaning that managed by a training department, usually through classes or online education (elearning) programs. As a result, the overall “footprint,” or ratio of training staff relative to the learner population continued to decline in many companies.

Workplace Productivity

Tony Karrer

Complexity of Productivity for Knowledge Work Productivity is defined as: the ratio of the quantity and quality of units produced to the labor per unit of time For some knowledge workers, we can reasonably define things this way. I discussed a room full of management consultants who had the same feeling as Tom around LinkedIn (see LinkedIn for Conversations ). eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content