Learning & Development: How To Do It Right (2020 Update)


With high stakes riding on the success of our training and development strategies, it’s time for us to unpack the importance of polished learning programs and, even more crucially, better understand how our training programs have failed in the past. Maximize your ROI on Learning.

The Missing Metric: Why the Learning Industry Doesn’t Track ROI


Why is ROI not a commonly used metric for success in learning? When I ask the question of how they measure the success of their programs, ROI (Return on Investment) are three letters that are not often heard. As I have continued to dig deeper into why ROI is not common in the learning space, it is clear the people who serve the learners are not the problem… so then what is it? Is that alone enough to measure ROI? The real data to track ROI is worth the change.

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Why and How to Create a Continuous Learning Culture


Bottom line: If we want our learners to engage with our learning programs, we need to adapt our strategies to their behavior. Training programs that utilize a more modern approach encourages employees to learn in ways that come naturally to them so they’re more likely to engage.

What is SCORM? xAPI? TinCan? AICC? A review of the LMS acronyms

Ed App

Here we will take a look at AICC, SCORM, and XAPI (Tin Can), define what each one is and see when each might be an ideal solution for your business. SCORM . SCORM 1.2 SCORM 1.2 Read-write Interactions: SCORM 1.2 SCORM Pros. SCORM Cons.


12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

ROI Institute’s 10-step results model suggest, is to fully. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. report on the effectiveness of its learning programs. transfers and SCORM uploads, and does this tool. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Maximize Your Learning Platform’s Potential With These Integrations


Luckily, your own content isn’t the only option when it comes to assembling learning programs – content integrations will be your saving grace.

How to Set up a Customer Training Program


Providing a c ustomer training program with a Learning Management System is a great way to educate your customers and improve their experience of your product or service. This is a practical guide to what is needed to set up a customer training program. SCORM content.

First Annual Meridian Impact Eastern Summit Brings East Coast Clients Together


The first Meridian Impact Eastern Summit, held last week, brought commercial & federal learning professionals together to share best practices, discuss ways to improve their training programs and how to leverage the Meridian LMS to achieve their organizations goals. Attendees from various industries and organizations found common ground in their shared challenges of improving their training programs and desire to better understand the tools at their disposal within the Meridian LMS.

Why Should You Move Your Compliance Training Online?


Compliance and return-on-investment (ROI) are daily operational factors in almost every industry. Even though compliance training offers unique challenges for L&D, these benefits aren’t unique to compliance and can be applied across your entire training program.

Top of Mind: Experience API Will Bring Key Changes to L&D

CLO Magazine

With that in mind, think about how L&D programs and courses have been developed throughout the past several years. Experience API is the next generation of the SCORM [shareable content object reference model] format, but it is much more than that.

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What an offline player means for your learning community


An offline player, in the context of elearning, is a program which allows learners to download elearning content when they are connected to the internet, then complete the training later when disconnected. But SCORM is old. Corporate ell offline lms offline player scorm player

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

How will the LMS support our business objectives and how will we measure the ROI? If, for example, you are a business owner who wants to add training programs to your service offering and you don’t need to track their progress or performance, then you likely don’t need a full LMS.

Karl Kapp – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators (Part 2)


That is an example of a gamification solution that doesn’t require high tech programming or development. Learnnovators: What according to you is the most inspiring use case where gamification has helped improve training effectiveness and ROI?

Best Learning Management System to Meet Training Needs


Modern corporates utilize the best learning management system to provide technology-aided and ROI-aligned solutions. Key features of the LMS include- gamification, assessments, custom branding, localization, eCommerce, SCORM compliant, mobile-enabled, real-time reporting, and more. ?

5 Ways Training Content Depreciates (and how to stop it)

InfoPro Learning

Older training programs might not be aligned with the company’s business needs and desired employee performance outcomes. eLearning content developed in flash, legacy versions of rapid development tools, and older versions of SCORM can quickly cause technical difficulties.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

They allow organizations to track and mine training data on a large scale to improve training results, discover relationships between variables, customize training programs, and predict training effectiveness. Now we can determine the effectiveness of our training programs and measure ROI.”.


Measuring Training Return on Investment


And analytics are baked in – users do not need to know xAPI or any other programming language to make this happen, they simply need to tag the data or build a content grid (which only requires typing as a skill).

How to revamp your sales training and close more business


This is great because the very best sales reps are usually always on the go, so online learning unleashes their ability to access training courses, video coaching, and learning programs in real-time, wherever they are. You can’t say SCORM without score!

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Authoring Tools for E-Learning: The Definitive Guide


Instead of solely pushing out word docs and powerpoints, you can expand your horizons with different media types by using the various versions of SCORM or with xAPI. SCORM Compliant authoring tools ensure your course gets packaged neatly inside that little zip drive we mentioned earlier.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

An API (Application Program Interface) enables an interface from a piece of software to communicate with another piece of software (in its simplest form) or multiple pieces of software (called a mashup). APIs available in popular programs – SAAS. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API.

The LMS implementation checklist that works (& how to do it yourself)


Sometimes this even means going to individual departments and asking for proper courses and SCORM files before you even purchase and set up.*. How many user profiles and software programs do you need to migrate into your LMS?

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The definitive checklist for selecting the right partner training LMS


Getting their buy-in can be difficult, but it’s their participation that will make these programs a success. Think about LinkedIn: sales people use LinkedIn as instinctively as they breathe, and that’s the relationship you want them to have with their learning program and training process.

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The LMS implementation checklist that works (& how to do it yourself)


Sometimes this even means going to individual departments and asking for proper courses and SCORM files before you even purchase and set up.*. How many user profiles and software programs do you need to migrate into your LMS?

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Measuring Training Return on Investment


And analytics are baked in – users do not need to know xAPI or any other programming language to make this happen, they simply need to tag the data or build a content grid (which only requires typing as a skill). The second, and, personally, the one I am most excited about, is the ability to import data from any 3 rd party source to build an ROI story, consolidated learning journey, or measure the impact of training on any business metric.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)


Manifest file: The manifest is a nitty gritty detail of SCORM. The SCORM package itself is a zip file that contains all of the media contents a course is made from, including things like SCOs, HTML and Flash files. Popular eLearning content standards include AICC, SCORM and xAPI.

Free L&D webinars for October 2019

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 9AM – 10AM PT: Demonstrating the ROI in Leadership Development Organizations worldwide spend billions on leadership development; yet, for many organizations, little evidence exists that those investments are paying off.

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A Q&A with the Queen of Customizable Courseware

eLearning Brothers

In my former life, leading a custom learning development company, we developed a lot of training programs for large, geographically dispersed workplaces.

Social Learning – A Transformational Shift in Workplace Learning

Origin Learning

This is the primary question that L&D managers seek to address when embarking upon workplace learning programs in their organization. We have seen SCORM give way to xAPI and the rise of bite-sized learning content in the form of video-nuggets.

How To Successfully Implement Your LMS.


The more you know of the systems capabilities, the more you will be able to get out of the system and the more ROI you will be able to obtain. Convert previous materials to SCORM packages for integration. How to successfully implement your LMS.

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Ten ‘Must-Have’ Features for Your Learning Platform

Origin Fractal LXP

Ideally your platform should support all eLearning standards like SCORM and TinCan/xAPI. How do we ensure that the learner completes the module fully and acquires some knowledge from the program? Assessments and tests are one way to ensure that the learner completes the program.

10 Best LMS Solutions to Consider for Employee Training

Hurix Digital

Litmos is a SCORM-certified platform and hosts several reporting tools and customizable dashboards for enhanced course management. Here’s How to Create a SCORM Compliant Course on a Budget.

Transitioning to a Data Driven Learning Department

CLO Magazine

When learning programs are well planned and aligned to organizational performance metrics, data show how learning impacts the bottom line. xAPI is removing the constraints of SCORM-based legacy learning ecosystems and allowing incorporation of these new tools into organizations.

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How To Choose The Right Kind Of Video For Your Employee Training


They can contribute to other levels of the learning and performance ecosystem, notably to: Create a buzz or awareness (before the launch of the training program) Support crucial change management initiatives Continue the connect with the learners (post the training program).

Digitize Instructor-Led Training Sessions To Increase Employee Engagement And Performance

Adobe Captivate

Alongside the reduction of budgets, there is an added pressure to ensure that there is a demonstrable ROI on the training spend. Digitization of the instructor-led training delivery to maximize the effectiveness of instructor-led and virtual instructor-led training programs.

Benefits of e-Learning Debate (Part 1) – Reduce Training Time by Half


The complete program is structured and there is little deviation from the training topic. In industries where there are large numbers of trainings, the time cut by half can have direct ROI. A debate on advantages and benefits of e-Learning is a common scenario in G-Cube.

Easy to Use, Easy to Love: Adobe Captivate Prime is Ideal for Enterprise Training

MeetingOne on eLearning

The reference standard for an LMS remains the Shareable Content Object Reference Model (SCORM), specifically, SCORM 1.2. To put it simply, SCORM 1.2 Adobe Captivate Prime is a powerful LMS that brings a fresh interface and design to the tired SCORM 1.2 It’s also quite easy to introduce recurring certifications into learners’ programs. These cohorts can then be assigned specific learning programs.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 5 Ways to Calculate the ROI of Your Training Videos You’ve seen the reports: That shifting to video-based eLearning can save the average company 50–70%. But is it possible to calculate the potential ROI of video for your own organization?