LEARNNOVATORS PRESENTS SUCCESS STORY AT FOCUSON LEARNING 2016

Learnnovators

Srividya Kumar, Co-founder of Learnnovators, took the stage at FocusOn Learning 2016, and presented a case study session to attendees. Within nine months of implementation, MPSS brought about stunning results for MTAB in all three business metrics identified for the program. About FocusOn Learning 2016. FocusOn Learning is a leading event in North America focused on three key areas of the learning business – mobile, video, and performance support.

Proof of Direct Link between Learning and Performance

Vignettes Learning

He asked what is new in learning systems that can demonstrate learning impacts on the job. The first question is like searching for the Holy Grail in training and learning. However, under certain conditions, we can use software to link learning with tangible numbers in performance. Background “Our key leaders in branches abhor learning since it takes away income from performance bonuses. “ At the heart of the solution is a metrics driven learning program.

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How to Help Your Clients Built Better E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One frustration I’ve had when building e-learning courses is getting the client to understand what makes an effective course. Build the appropriate learning experience to meet the goals. Align course objectives to the appropriate metrics. Free E-Learning Resources.

Why You Need to Know Who’s the Boss of the E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

You just spent months working on an e-learning project. When building an e-learning course, one of the first things to do is find out who the final authority of the project is and get that person involved right away. Identify metrics for success. Want to learn more?

3 Simple Ways to Measure the Success of Your E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

At a recent session someone asked, “How do I measure the success of my elearning?”. While we may all use words like “elearning” we don’t always mean the same thing. On top of that, just because it’s built with an elearning tool doesn’t mean that the output is really an elearning course. Generally we think elearning is built to change behaviors or improve performance, but that’s not always the case. Elearning is merely a solution that helps meet a business goal.

What to Know Before Building an E-Learning Course

Rapid eLearning

Before committing resources to your course, it’s important to understand what type of e-learning course you need to build. E-learning courses tend to be one of two types: Information. They’re tied to performance metrics where you can measure before and after changes. Types of E-learning Courses. Download the fully revised, free 63-page ebook: The Insider's Guide to Becoming a Rapid E-Learning Pro.

Essentials to Any ELearning Program

LearnDash

ELearning implementations can range from something rather small, to an immense cross-cultural (and multi-year) project. Regardless of your budget and overall elearning program size, you will want to be sure that you have an answer to at least the following questions. 4 Essential ELearning Elements. There are many rapid elearning development programs out there, and each one has its own strength. elearning

3 Ways to Save Your Training Job

Rapid eLearning

The good thing is that e-learning is still a hot part of the training industry, thus far many of us have been spared. Learn more about the projects and their objectives. Training Connects with Metrics. Years ago I learned that lesson when I shared some metrics with one of our directors. While the metrics were great, they were completely irrelevant to what he needed to make decisions. Free E-Learning Resources. Want to learn more?

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Formal Learning is (or should be) Expensive!

Clark Quinn

We seem to think that formal learning is relatively cost-effective, and may even think that performance support and social are more costly. Yet we need to realize that formal learning is likely our most costly approach! In other words, we need to take the time to identify what business problem this is solving that a course will affect, and the associated metric. Then, to do formal learning well, you need appropriate and sufficient practice.

How to be Successfull in the E-Learning Industry

Rapid eLearning

Successful e-learning is measured in many ways. If you’re just getting started, here are some things to keep in mind: Successful E-Learning Pleases the Customer. The obvious answer is the one who commissions the e-learning course. Successful E-Learning Knows that the Business is the Business. Keep your focus on what the organization says is important and the metrics they use. How to Report the Results of Successful E-Learning.

Where Have All the LMSs Gone? Growth in the Purchase of LMSs, Hybrids and Learning 2.0

Vignettes Learning

Performance-metrics driven e-learning design - captures critical performance areas and provides small e-learning topics to support learning 2. Social and collaborative learning - Web 2.0 and e-Learning 2.0 Coaching tool allows managers and participants to follow up goals and plans for applying learning 6.

Who’s Working on That E-Learning Course with You?

Rapid eLearning

One challenge I see for those who are just getting started with e-learning is that while they have the authoring tools to build the courses, they tend to lack the other connections and resources to pull the courses together. I like to pull in new people who just learned the material.

How to Create Successful Training

Rapid eLearning

I was chatting with someone recently who was complaining that the organization’s elearning courses weren’t successful. There are different reasons why organizations create elearning courses. Many courses have no performance expectations tied to their elearning courses. A course without performance expectations has fuzzy metrics and no clear understanding of success. How will they use the learning at work and when? Learning Solutions.

A Simple Way to Work with Subject Matter Experts

Rapid eLearning

Subject matter experts often play a key role in the development of your e-learning courses. We’ve covered this quite a bit in previous posts and in a free e-book available to you through the e-learning community. Who will collect the metrics to track before and after accomplishments? Obviously, there’s a lot more to working with the subject matter experts when building e-learning courses. Rapid E-Learning Blog Resources.

How to Build Better Interactive Scenarios for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The course is really more like an interactive marketing campaign but the organization is still going to call it an “elearning course.”. Blended : often the information in the elearning course is coupled with a blended learning solution where the interaction happens in real-life. Obviously this has little to do with learning. With a focus on specific objectives you also get valuable metrics to demonstrate success. Use Storyline to Build Interactive E-Learning.

What is a Component Content Management System?

Xyleme

Organizational learning is evolving. Instructor-led training, blended learning, e-learning were sufficient for a long time, but that’s not true anymore. It might be documentation, training, presentations, or e-learning.

How to keep your sanity in the “Learning Vortex”?

Vignettes Learning

Synthesis The learning industry is in turmoil - like in a twister. The “Learning Vortex” is an effective way of maintaining focus and keeping one's “sanity” in the midst of the “ twister” in learning. In many respects, our learning world appears to be caught up in a twister. As a learning professional, I most often find myself in the center of a twister. There is so much to learn. Design – we see more micro-learning programs , courses and delivery.

These Simple Tips Will Help You Build the Right E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

It’s really an issue with a lot of training and elearning programs. Recognize that elearning courses aren’t the objective. E-learning courses (and training programs for that matter) exist to meet objectives. It’s easy to be seduced by solutions because these seem tangible and active, especially with the simple and quick authoring of rapid elearning tools. No matter how hard you try, the elearning course won’t fill those gaps.

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LEARNNOVATORS WINS DEVLEARN 2015 HYPERDRIVE CONTEST FOR MOBILE PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEM

Learnnovators

Learnnovators, a leading provider of innovative learning solutions, has won the DevLearn 2015 Hyperdrive contest, for its Mobile Performance Support System (MPSS) solution. Within nine months of implementation, MPSS brought about stunning results for MTAB in all three business metrics identified for the program. DevLearn Conference & Expo is North America’s leading event focused on learning technologies. It also offers its own learning platform, Learnosphere.

Here’s How to Measure ROI in the Real World

Rapid eLearning

" As the great elearning pioneer, Dr. Werner Oppelbaumer says, "If you want better ROI, hire smarter people who don’t need training." " The same goes for elearning. However, if you tie the information to a performance goal then you have a metric to hang your hat on. " You’re looking for some metric that they use as proof of success. Find a metric you can use. Make sure the metric is meaningful. Elearning!

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Corporate Training: Important Trends

InWhatLanguage

As the learning industry is reaching new heights of success, we are able to gather more and more metrics about the trends in online learning, corporate training, and the like. Reports have proven that the United States is investing USD 156 million on employee learning initiatives… that’s quite the figure! It is quite interesting to see that an average of USD 1,059 is invested per learning for about one workweek of training. Rapid E-Learning Tools: 56%.

Corporate Training: Important Trends

InWhatLanguage

As the learning industry is reaching new heights of success, we are able to gather more and more metrics about the trends in online learning, corporate training, and the like. Reports have proven that the United States is investing USD 156 million on employee learning initiatives… that’s quite the figure! It is quite interesting to see that an average of USD 1,059 is invested per learning for about one workweek of training. Rapid E-Learning Tools: 56%.

Need to Combine E-Learning with Mentoring? Here’s a Simple Solution.

Rapid eLearning

Recently someone asked how to combine their mentoring program with elearning courses. However, there are a few challenges with this type of training and many are overcome by blending elearning content with the peer coaching. Much of the new person’s learning is dictated by the peer coach’s own work flow. Learning can be intimidating. The Value of E-Learning. That’s where elearning proves valuable. The Learning Journal.

A 7-step guide for eLearning Modernization

Infopro Learning

Everything needs an upgrade eventually, even a successful eLearning course. But is it really feasible to modernize an eLearning course without spending unnecessary time and money? When we think about updates in an eLearning course, we focus more on the software. We usually don’t put much emphasis on the content and learning materials. The assumption is these won’t change very much since our learning goals, objectives, and needs are by-and-large the same.

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What’s in Your E-Learning Pre-Flight Checklist

Rapid eLearning

While watching them I wondered what we’d consider being part of an e-learning pre-flight checklist. Performance-based courses seek to change behaviors and have people learn and do something new or different. Knowing the objectives helps you determine the proper metrics to evaluate success. Let’s face it, the bulk of most e-learning courses are compliance training or annual updates with little impact on the person’s day-to-day responsibilities.

Top 10 Training Myths

Your Training Edge

But remember that adults learn differently. A potential training designer must have an excellent sense of order, appealing design, and understand adult learning concepts. Seven: Elearning is a babysitter. This is not the case with elearning. Elearning is a viable, powerful tool to reach employees. You’ll be surprised at the number of people who will retain new material from an elearning intervention. Elearning must deliver suitable material.

5 Ways to Demonstrate Your E-Learning Success

Rapid eLearning

E-Learning is Hot. The good thing is that right now, even with the struggling economy, elearning is a hot industry. For the organization looking to make cuts and still offer training, elearning is a viable option because it can reduce costs. It’s one of the points we discussed in this post on why elearning is so effective. So elearning is at the forefront of this convergence. An elearning course is only a solution.

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Corporate Training: Important Trends

InWhatLanguage

As the learning industry is reaching new heights of success, we are able to gather more and more metrics about the trends in online learning, corporate training, and the like. Reports have proven that the United States is investing USD 156 million on employee learning initiatives… that’s quite the figure! It is quite interesting to see that an average of USD 1,059 is invested per learning for about one workweek of training. Rapid E-Learning Tools: 56%.

Three Ways to Make Your E-Learning Content Meaningful

Rapid eLearning

The reality is that many e-learning courses are irrelevant to the needs of the person who has to take them. Lawsuits and regulatory compliance dictates a lot of demand for e-learning courses. Performance : change behavior to meet a specific metric. Online learning can be a challenge because a lot of compliance training is equal to a X minute lecture. What are things you do to keep your elearning courses relevant? Free E-Learning Resources.

Using eLearning in a Blended Approach

Integrated Learnings

In listing the benefits of eLearning, training folks often cite its flexibility – it’s available on-demand, allows learners to progress at their own pace, is easily deployed to a geographically dispersed audience, etc. eLearning’s flexibility can be especially handy when it’s included as part of a blended learning approach. Below are a few ways I’ve seen eLearning used to complement other delivery methods in projects I’ve worked on. -1- By Shelley A. Gable.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Ive recently been more interested in measures around social learning. And, I just saw a post Measuring Networked (or Social) Learning that discusses how we could go about measuring social learning. most popular learning needs by job, level, business unit, etc. To improve learning. Is Social Learning Fun?

Don't Dump Your L&D in a Downturn: Do These 3 Things Instead

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

We can start by doing these three things to keep L&D afloat in our organizations: demonstrate the Value of L&D In economic downturns, the Learning & Development function is typically the first to get cut due to misperceived and/or lack of demonstrated value. Learning Development

8 Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Compliance Online Training Course

TalentLMS

Invest in a rapid eLearning authoring tool. Conduct eLearning assessments to identify gaps and target your compliance training. Use an eLearning template to simplify revisions and updates. For example, your LMS metrics reveal that certain online training resources aren’t being used. Invest in a rapid eLearning authoring tool. It just takes some creativity and a rapid eLearning authoring tool.

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16 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 17

Upside Learning

Speaking of the iPad, the growth of mobile devices has led to an increase in social and informal learning. Know how you can evaluate this new form of learning effectively. Also, find interesting reads on eLearning and technology sprinkled finely throughout this post. Need to quench your thirst for the latest in learning, technology and media links further? How To Evaluate Social And Informal Learning. Top 10 eLearning Mistakes.

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. In many cases, there can be significant work to design that kind of learning experience.

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Is it Time to Outsource? 3 Top Reasons to Opt for a Training Solutions Provider

Obsidian Learning

Let’s be honest; most people reach to eLearning outsourcing partners to save money. There are many ways that eLearning outsourcing can reduce costs. The scale of eLearning outsourcing partners can mean that you are able to benefit from decreased licensing costs. Although you may need to compromise on the features you require for your eLearning development tools. They are at the forefront of eLearning trends and future technologies.

eLearning as Part of a Change Management Effort

Integrated Learnings

Since employees were evaluated on their handling of customer complaints, supervisors also explained how having a consistent flow would improve those metrics (tapping into the “What’s In It For Me” factor) and make these conversations feel easier. I think most of us in training understand the importance of allowing people to apply newly learned knowledge and skills on the job as soon as possible in order to ensure that it sticks. By Shelley A. Gable.

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