How Technology Can Make Corporate Training Programs More Effective

Your Training Edge

Technology has made effectively effortless for designing and disseminating training programs to firm freshman and newcomers to the new business fields. Tech-backed Training Programs are animated.

Starting a Customer Education Program: What You Should Know

Talented Learning

Are you thinking about starting a customer education program? Specifically: 1) When to invest in a customer education program. To help you dig deeper, I’ve also outlined each of those topics below… 1) When to Invest in a Customer Education Program.

Measuring The Effectiveness of Your Blended Learning Program

Obsidian Learning

Well-designed learning usually includes ways for learners to demonstrate increased competency built into the program. Return On Investment (ROI) is a performance measure that calculates the relationship between the benefits of a program and its costs [Benefit-Cost Ratio (BCR)].

To Optimize Onboarding Results, Wrap Your Program in Performance Milestones


Think of your onboarding program as a hot dog, and performance milestones as the bun that wraps around the hot dog and protects it. They wrap around your program, protecting it from guesswork, errors and confusion. A New 80/20 Rule for Onboarding Programs.

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Whether making the decision to invest in people, or to simply maintain or decrease training budgets, training programs that provide immediate impact and maximum overall return on investment are an obvious choice. for every dollar that the program cost.

Prove the ROI of Your Organization’s Learning Program


That said, building a professional development program can improve engagement, growth, and productivity. Want to learn more about the 70:20:10 ratio? Prove ROI in Your Learning Development Program. The program, on average, had 70 employees last year.

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New MOOC Models: Blended Learning

Your Training Edge

And contrary to what many feared, MOOCs have not yet replaced traditional colleges and training programs (at least the last time I checked all of our country’s higher education institutions were still standing).

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

Dashe & Thomson

I started thinking about this during a program on Accelerated Learning at the Minnesota Chapter of the International Society of Performance Improvement (MNISPI). I always thought that program was extremely innovative.

The Wisdom of Experience: Simplifying Complex Learning Targets.

Dashe & Thomson

This effects workers in northern states more often than in the south so we have made that point abundantly clear throughout the program. Most recently, Ive been working on training programs for the propane industry.

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

Dashe & Thomson

by Michael on March 7, 2011 in blended learning If you still believe that “classroom learning is the best learning” for your training and learning programs, I have some news for you.

Time Estimates for eLearning Development

Experiencing eLearning

This estimate says that Captivate and Storyline development generally take 2 hours per finished minute to produce, or a ratio of 120:1. Chapman’s estimate is closer to 20:1 for the authoring/programming section, so there’s a pretty large discrepancy.

Top E-learning Authoring Tools to Create Interactive Training Courses – Rapid E-Learning for Effective Training


So, it is crucial for organizations to select the right kind of tool which improves the overall effectiveness of the training program. Shift – It supports both HTML5 and Flash-based courses, adjustable to any screen size and aspect ratio of a mobile device.

8 Visual Design Mistakes to Avoid When Developing eLearning

Tim Slade

An image gets distorted when the image is resized in such a way that it affects the aspect ratio of the image (i.e., Most design programs, including PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline, will maintain the aspect ratio of an image when resized from the corner.

Finance Market Simulations Teach You How to Grow Your Wealth

Your Training Edge

One can also analyze their investment strategies in detail using metrics like Sharpe Ration, Information Ratio, Sortino Ratio and Treynor Ratio. They can also use the CMS Simulation Writer to customize the experience of their students and align it with their program curriculum.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

For example, let’s say a client asks me to convert an existing full day training program to self-paced e-learning. This project is on the low end of a Level 2 by Chapman’s study, so the ratio for development is 127:1 (that is, 1 hour of e-learning takes 127 hours to develop).

HoloLens 2 Specs Reveal


Along with the newly design headsets, users now have a wider field of view of the screen thanks to the new field of view ratio that the Microsoft team implemented for the HoloLens 2.

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Why Training Staff with Spaced Repetition Works

Ed App

Say hello to the OSF Ratio. If you’re wondering what on Earth the OSF Ratio is and what it has to do with spaced repetition, all you need to remember is ‘on-the-job, social, formal.’ ’ The ratio is dependent on the company’s training and team performance effectiveness, as well as the company’s size. Using the OSF Ratio, companies can deploy the best possible training programs for staff.

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Is E-Learning Possible Without Learning Management System?

Your Training Edge

It is obvious when you are running a learning and development program for an organization or a business. It also increases the ratio of engagement. Depending upon the nature of your business and clients you deal with, you may or may not require a Learning Management System.

Making Microlearning More Social


AthenaOnline is happy to announce that just added threaded discussions to our content licensing program to create even stronger social learning ties. According to the Association for Talent Development (ATD) social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio over traditional web-based training.

Quick Tips: 3 Ways to Rock Your Portal Home Page

Blue Sky eLearn

Graphic Appeal: What’s your ratio? Take a look at your learning portal home page and estimate the word to graphics ratio. A learning portal home page is your first impression to woo and win your target audience. Consider these three strategies to drive results.

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Instructor Led Training vs. Self-Paced Learning. Which one works better for your company?


Instructor Led Training works by having a permanently guided training program, taught, watched and analyzed in real time by the instructor, allowing him to give a live response to any doubt and immediately changing the learning method if necessary and if the advanced reports feature suggests so.

Corporate learning and development with the help of microlearning

Your Training Edge

In this era, companies are tailoring its program to help employees work better and in future both employees and employers after comparing career plans and performance goals, they both make an individualized program, which benefits both.

Capturing the ROI of Sales Training


These can include: Call-to-meeting ratios. And not all organizations keep track of participants’ feedback about training programs.

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Get the Benefits of Employee Training with Lower Costs

You can save money on a robust employee training program by using informal learning techniques. But most companies only use formal training for their employee development programs. billion on training programs and personnel.

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4 Reasons to Use a Learning Management System for Safety Training

eLearning Brothers

Without systems in place to gather information and calculate training return, it’s difficult for many companies to even know whether or not programs are tangibly improving safety for employees. It may sound counterintuitive, but sometime incident ratios and raw numbers can be misleading.

Deliberate Practice

Clark Quinn

A colleague pointed me to a intense critique of master’s programs in Instructional Design, and it raised several issues for me. The issue is that the program didn’t provide any practice in designing courses from go to whoa, it was all about theory. In the comments, many people talk about how the programs they went did include projects, but this raises issues around the role of programs as well as what practice means. We need to get our ratios right.

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How to Resize an Image Correctly

TechSmith Camtasia

A better way is to resize your picture or screenshot in an image editing program, and then add it back to your document. When you resize an image or screenshot, keep the same ratio of width to height. A picture is worth a thousand words, but is it sending the right message?

5 Exciting Updates in Lectora Online 3.2

eLearning Brothers

No need to send stuff into other programs if you’re just looking for a quick adjustment. One small, but significant update is that as you resize videos, they will now maintain their aspect ratio!

Adobe Captivate 4 Audio Editing: Shhhhhh! I Mean Speak Up!

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

You can typically leave the Ratio and Threshold settings alone and click the OK button. If your audio still has sections that are still too loud, go back and experiment with the Ratio and Threshold sliders to see if you can calm things down a bit.

Should We Do More Apprenticeships?

Most companies don’t do long training programs like apprenticeships. industries offer them and most companies complain of a skills gap in the workforce, enterprising businesses could use these programs to jump ahead of the curve and gain a competitive advantage.

The Existential Question: Why Do We Measure?

CLO Magazine

The most basic reason for measuring is to answer questions about programs and initiatives. Some adopt a higher standard for value and show the net benefit or ROI of a program. Net benefit is simply the dollar value of the impact less the total cost of the program.

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The LMS (eLearning) Needs Analysis


In what ratio? Do you currently have a training program for staff? Here are some questions to help determine if your organization is ready for a Learning Management System (LMS). Are you ready for eLearning? Answer the questions below and build your business case!

Government Initiative To Endorse eLearning In Saudi Arabia

Upside Learning

Higher student-teacher ratio. The Saudi Government remains the major contributor to the development of the country’s higher education infrastructure and is continuously raising the budget to be spent on the education sector.

5 IconLogic Mini-Courses That Need to Be on Your Radar

eLearning Brothers

Because there are so many different devices on the market with no set-in-stone standard aspect ratio for all these screens, some fancy programming has to come into effect. IconLogic hosts a variety of 3-hour mini-courses that are presented live online.

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How to Create Interactive and Engaging Mobile Learning Courses

CommLab India

You can develop the course for a standard screen size; even if the screen sizes of desktops differ, the ratio remains the same most of the time. Mobile devices, however, differ in both screen size and ratio (smartphones, tablets, iPads). Are e-learning and mobile learning different?

Measuring Your Association’s eLearning ROI

Association eLearning

Likewise, it’s always important to know whether your programs are working and how they can be improved – to lower costs, drive member recruitment and retention, and ultimately add value to your association.

Evaluating Training Effectiveness and ROI


How to convince one’s manager that it is worthwhile (and profitable) to continue the training program and expand it to include other departments if you have no data to profit cost ratio to back you up? Evaluate a training program as a business tool.

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