ROI of continuous training: HR Directors’ unsolvable problem?


In the 50s, PHD and former president of the American Society for Training and Development Donald Kirkpatrick described an evaluation model of training efficiency in a 4 levels pyramid: The Four Levels of Training Evaluation. Does this solve the main problem of HRs?

Learning Game Design Series, Part 1: Play and Evaluate Games

Knowledge Guru

This post focuses on Step 1, which is to play and evaluate games. Game design is a bit like writing a book; you’d never attempt to write a book if you first hadn’t spent time reading and evaluating several books. Six games to play and evaluate to help you get started.

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Re-evaluating the LMS


It is time to re-evaluate it, get back to its roots and see things from a new perspective. It is an LMS and not a Facebook or ERP replacement. And with over 200 vendors one would expect that the problem is solved and the LMS has become mainstream. The LMS is 20+ years old.

By the Numbers

The Performance Improvement Blog

She describes her own tendency to pay attention to the number of blog hits, Twitter followers, Facebook friends, and book sales, as if these numbers are a measure of her selfworth. In evaluating the effectiveness of financial management training, managers might look at expense-revenue ratios.

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Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. to solve the business problems that need solving. clear on your business problem and desired outcomes. problem? problem and desired result.

Tips for Bridging Generational Gaps in Workplace Training


” They also enjoy collaboration, which can be easily encouraged by incorporating a wiki or a Facebook page designed specifically to support the course.

ADDIE isn't dead; how can it be?

Integrated Learnings

As a reminder, ADDIE stands for Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. But if a learning project starts and stops here, like is tempting for some timelines, then problems are likely to ensue. Evaluate. Evaluation is the phase that is truly suffering in our fast-paced world. But as evidenced in many, many posts, articles, conversations, and presentations, we have to find some means to evaluate and effectively measure our programs. By Jay Lambert.


The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with e's

The problem with this is that students may not always be as accurate or fastidious in their content generation as they could be, and may need guidance on the pathway they choose to take.

eLearning Cyclops: A Priest, A Rabbi and an Instructional Designer.

eLearning Cyclops

Of course stakeholders come to training departments all the time demanding training and we need to look at the problem first as Jay Cross was quick to point out. This does not solve the problem, but reiterates the need for a more effective development timeline and approach. Share to Twitter Share to Facebook. eLearning Cyclops. My insights on elearning and mlearning. Pages. Free eLearning. Cloud Apps. About Me. Privacy Policy. Sunday, April 10, 2011.

More disruption

Learning with e's

My recent post on disruptive activism and Edupunk provoked some good discussion, not only on this blog, but also elsewhere on Twitter and on my own Facebook account , where I had shared the link. No need to be jumping on bandwagons without thoughtful evaluation of them first.

Effects of social media on your education and career growth

Your Training Edge

For a better understanding of technologies in people’s engagement through social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and many more), you need to expend your views on this track. With the Facebook groups and using hashtags, you can discuss the project and exchange ideas.

4 Ways to Apply the Situated Learning Theory

Origin Learning

Situated learning environments place students in learning situations where they are actively immersed in an activity while using problem-solving (critical thinking) skills. What is the Situated Learning Theory?

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Education Programs Prepared With Purpose

Association eLearning

But if you’re trying to teach something more complex, such as problem solving, putting more work into the training can definitely pay off. In those cases, the learner needs to Evaluate the content. Share this on Facebook.

4 Lessons from Digital Learning – How Digital Learning is Transforming Our World and Rewiring our Brains


A few weeks ago, I had a problem to solve and it was something of an emergency. Thought leader and President of the eLearning Guild , David Kelly, would say that I experienced a shift from waiting for someone to solve a problem, to just finding the resources and solving it myself.

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Bridging the Skills Gap: An Opportunity for Associations

Association eLearning

There’s a huge skills gap problem facing our nation today, but this crisis represents an opportunity for associations to reinvent themselves and compete with traditional suppliers of higher education. There are many facets to the problem. Skills gap isn’t a “someday” problem.

Looking Back on 2010 with ADDIE

Integrated Learnings

A = Analysis (analyze the problem/opportunity and its causes). E = Evaluation (measure the solution’s effectiveness). A post-training evaluation effort allows us to answer the question – did it work? Here are links to articles that address evaluation methodologies: Evaluating eLearning in a Crunch Collecting Data from an eLearning Pilot Use Scenarios to Make Quiz Questions Relevant to the Job. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed.


3 Ways to Get Your Creative Mojo Going (When You Aren’t Feeling it)

Learning Rebels

The clock is mocking you…tick, tock, tick, tock… You can hear Facebook calling and tweets twittering but your to-do list isn’t getting any smaller. There you are, at your desk – eyes glazing over and shoulders sagging under the weight of the Friday afternoon, 2pm doldrums.

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Content Curation & Dissemination for Learning

Learning Cafe

Facebook users share nearly 2.46 This problem of plenty, challenges Learning professionals. Participants will be guided to use selected web-based applications to search, filter, evaluate and synthesize and manage information.

A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite

Kapp Notes

players to follow the VR trend, including FaceBook with their 2 billion dollar bet on the Oculus Rift. For more context on the ‘Virtual Reality Race’ check our LinkedIn , FaceBook and Twitter pages which are buzzing with activity and opinion.

Demystifying Working Out Loud

ID Reflections

A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving. The image below (came across it via the Facebook Working Out Loud community ) captures these core characteristics succinctly and beautifully.

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Can VR make learning viral?

Origin Learning

And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality. Is there a rationale of evaluating these technologies?

Tools That Took the EdTech Industry by Storm


Evaluating and preparing tests was a tiresome task. But with the introduction of teaching and management tools in education technology, teaching and evaluating processes have become streamlined.

Putting Members’ Needs First: Working with Subject Matter Experts

Association eLearning

If you are not doing this already, you may have bigger problems. Will be assessed through evaluation or is directly linked to performance. Share this on Facebook.

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Can VR Make Learning Viral?

Origin Learning

And, that is a demand that is influencing organizations – large, medium and small enterprises – to evaluate the latest trends, technologies, and tools that would make this a reality. Is there a rationale of evaluating these technologies?

Curated Insights: Using Video to Drive Learning


Thanks to the spiffy cameras in our pockets and apps like Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and YouTube, video is now a primary medium for everyday communication. Video also helps people solve complex problems with the ability to convey detailed information in a highly contextual format. L&D pros must improve their strategic and tactical abilities to maximize the potential of video and help employees leverage their existing problem-solving skills on the job.

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Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

Dashe & Thomson

And what used to be homework [solving problems] is now done in the classroom.” What happens in class is interactive problem solving – which means, in effect, that the “teachers have used technology to humanize the classroom,” he says.

How to Make A Thousand Training Videos for YouTube FAST (Customer Story)

TechSmith Camtasia

The Problem. The problem was that he was tasked with creating training videos and video tutorials in a very short amount of time. Write a clear video title: Your title should clearly state the problem that your video is solving, how it is presented, and the product it applies to.

7 Essential Skills & Training Tools For Trainers


Naturally, another effective training skill you’ll need is the ability to evaluate and validate websites as well as critically assess research papers. Another effective training skill that’ll keep you organized problem-solving.

10 Factors That Increase Online Course Participation


Why is this a problem? Doing so can help you tackle problems more easily and get into a position where you can give out valid advice and guidance to students who ask for it. You can create a course evaluation survey and ask your students to complete it. Your course is live.

Effective Ways to Motivate Your Employees through Peer-Based Online Learning


Through the peer review process, these students had to examine the approach others had towards the same problem. That’s exactly why companies like Deloitte abandoned annual rankings and traditional evaluations. If your company doesn’t use a separate platform for online learning such as WorkDay or Cognify , you can always create a private Facebook group or use Trello to support each other. Ask them to evaluate the work of their colleagues and share feedback.

Demystifying Working Out Loud


Working out loud has been steadily gaining popularity and has become a topic of conversation on many forums including the Facebook community of the same name. A complex world requires collaborative and cooperative problem solving.

6 Tips to Create Engaging eLearning Courses


Inspire them to stretch their limits to a better performance via a combination of eLearning activities, such as stimulating eLearning games and branching scenarios that test their critical thinking and problem solving skills.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Mention those members who achieved the “high score” at your next meeting, on your website or on your association’s Facebook page. Tips for Facebook – Share a special offer with those who “Like” your page on Facebook. If you have a few dollars in your marketing budget, you should also consider promoting your post using Facebook Ads. With Facebook Ads you decide who sees your posts and how much you spend. Leverage learner evaluations.

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What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

Bookstores from other relevant professional associations likely have some good reads, too, such as the Society for Human Resource Management or the American Evaluation Association. Many journals are peer-reviewed, meaning that a submitted article is reviewed by others in the field who evaluate the submission for its quality, rigor, and relevance to the field. You might also be interested in our page on Facebook or Twitter feed. By Shelley A. Gable.

Nine Training Alternatives to ‘Correct’ and ‘Incorrect’


For example, if you were designing a course for new coaches, you could set up a Facebook Group page for discussion. The participants would comment on how each coach managed the fictitious problem and everyone would learn in the process.