Content/Practice Ratio?

Clark Quinn

So, I’d roughly (and generously) estimate that the ratio is around 80:20 for content: practice. The point is that I think our ratio should really be 50:50 if not 20:80 for content:practice. What ratios do you see? And what ratios do you think makes sense? I end up seeing a lot of different elearning. And, I have to say, despite my frequent disparagement, it’s usually well-written, the problem seems to be in the starting objectives.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career.

Social Learning

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1.

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Friday News Roundup: Lady Gaga lawsuit, CEO to Workers pay ratios and more

OpenSesame

Each week we take the most interesting news from the human resources and training fields.and this week there was plenty exciting. Check out our stories on Lady Gaga getting sued for overtime, the SEC''s requirement for reporting the wage gap between CEOs and their workers and more.

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Why eLearning Development Ratios Can be Hazardous to Your Career

Social Learning

Before you commit to delivering a project based on these ratios (or buying services from someone based on them), it is useful to keep a few things in mind about eLearning Development Ratios: 1.

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Myth #6: learning and development should try to achieve a ratio of 70:20:10

Docebo

Learning and development – Should you strive for a “perfect” ratio of 70:20:10? Should Learning and Development professionals strive for a firm 70:20:10 ratio , or are the numbers more flexible? 70:20:10 is not about trying to achieve a set ratio.

Informal budget ratio 80/20?

Clark Quinn

Donald Clark raises an issue on his blog about confounding informal with Web 2.0, and the point I found interesting is his query about the 80/20 in/formal learning metrics. He queries the statistics, and the issue of supporting informal. I took it (and no blame to him if I misconstrue) to be an issue of should we match our budgets to that ration. I commented: Interesting point, and right in many respects.

Color Contrast

CourseArc

One of the accessibility requirements is to ensure that the visual presentation of text and images of text has a contrast ratio of at least 7.1 to meet the AAA standard. WebAIM provides a great tool for checking the color contrast of your background and foreground colors.

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Articulate Storyline: Does Slide Size Matter?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  The more important value in project slide dimensions is really the aspect ratio which happens to be 4:3. This default aspect ratio is the most commonly used in computer monitors, TV sets, and most tablets.

5 Easy Steps to Creating Interactive Simulations in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

Therefore, choosing the right size in terms of aspect ratio is paramount to good course design when using screen captures. Make sure your monitor’s aspect ratio and your course’s aspect ratio are the same. There are two main aspect ratios in use in Articulate: 4:3 and 16:9.

Learnlets » Informal budget ratio 80/20?

Clark Quinn

Development Ratio, mLearning, Change, & Feedback

Big Dog, Little Dog

Recent Survey shows 36:1 development ratio for ILT - Bryan Chapman. Front-End Analysis (Data Collection, Working with SMEs) = 13% (4.8 hours) Instructional Design (Objectives, Outlining, Content Development) = 13% (4.6 hours) Lesson Plan Development = 11% (3.8 hours).

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Myth #4: The 70:20:10 learning model is a rule, a law or a theory

Docebo

Is 70:20:10 a ‘rule’ or a ‘law?’

How to Shoot High-Quality Videos With a SmartPhone

ATD Learning Technologies

Before we discuss ways of getting around auto functions, a quick comment on aspect ratio. Make sure you hold your phone so your video is captured at an aspect ratio of 16:9. Aspect ratio refers to the dimensions of the vertical and horizontal sides of the frame.

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

eLearning Brothers

4 How to Maintain Aspect Ratio. You should know how to keep the aspect ratio for every object or image in your course. By setting your width and height to auto, your object will be able to maintain the right aspect ratio.

70/20/10: The road to greater knowledge retention?

Docebo

And while the actual mix is up for debate, the ratio tends to vary depending on the nature of the organization.

70:20:10 – Above All Else It’s a Change Agent

Performance Learning Productivity

However, the way these three broad categories are described in the model can lead to a focus on the ratios rather than the underlying principles and categorisation. It also points to some broad – rather than specific - ratios.

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Adobe Captivate: If You Must Resize PowerPoint Presentations. Maintain!

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  Before changing the Width or Height, you can select the Maintain aspect ratio check box. If you change the Width or Height without selecting  Maintain aspect ratio , you could end up with slides that are out of proportion.

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.

Articulate Storyline: Give Me Some Space

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

These values represent the ratio of the line spacing to the size of the type. From the  Line Spacing  drop-down menu in the  Paragraph dialog box, selecting  Multiple  gives you the option to enter your specific line spacing ratio instead of just using a preset. 

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Instructional Design Hourly Rates and Salary

Experiencing eLearning

At the 184:1 ratio for that level of learning, that’s about a $100/hour rate, but that includes everyone on the team (IDs, project managers, SMEs, developers, etc.). What do you charge for an hourly rate as an instructional designer?

Non-Responsive or Responsive When It Comes To Video

Adobe Captivate

Discussion aspect ratio fluid box non-responsive Responsive videoI’m about to build a custom theme and some sample slides for a client and I want it to be really flexible. I know they are going to be using lots of embedded videos. Here is the question. With video in mind, should I create a non-responsive or responsive theme?

Does Your eLearning Have too Much Content?

Bottom-Line Performance

Leanne Batchelder , VP of Client Relations, coaches her clients to learn towards a 1:3 ratio of “tell” to “show.” Keep the 1:3 ratio in mind and count those paragraphs to avoid “skimmable” eLearning.

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

eLearning Brothers

Taylor talked about checking your aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9), working with animations to ensure a smooth transition from PPT to Captivate, transferring audio (video won’t transfer), and working with objects. There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate.

16 Metrics of Healthy Customer Service-Oriented Businesses: Part Three

Inkling

Wage per sale ratio: How cost-effective is your overhead? You can find out by calculating your wage per sale ratio, or annual sales divided by total employees. The higher your ratio is, the more efficient your store is; you’re doing more with fewer employees. When looking for companies to benchmark your ratio against, remember to find like-stores.

It’s Only 65% !

Performance Learning Productivity

70:20:10 is Not About the Numbers The 70:20:10 model is not about percentages or numbers and there is no universal ‘right’ ratio. So the ratios describing how people learn in a large compliance-driven organisation are likely to be different from an agile start-up.

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PowerPoint: My New Favorite (Free!) Video Converter

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Not only can you convert a wide variety of online video content to MP3, AAC, WMA, M4A, OGG, MP4, 3GP, AVI, MPG, WMV and FLV, but you can also adjust the audio volume and bitrate as well as the video aspect ratio. by AJ George.

Time Estimates for E-Learning Development

Experiencing eLearning

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). One skill I’m constantly trying to improve is estimating how long it will take to complete a project.

70:20:10? Or Is It…85:12:3?

Living in Learning

The correct ratio is only correct if the end-game is reached. Is it 70:20:10 or is it 85:12:3? To answer this question I offer another question – “Who gives a rip?” – as long as the end-game drives sustained workforce capability.

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How to Resize an Image Correctly

Visual Lounge

When you resize an image or screenshot, keep the same ratio of width to height. Keeping the same aspect ratio makes sure that your image doesn’t look stretched or warped. A picture is worth a thousand words, but is it sending the right message? Not if it’s warped, distorted, or jagged.

How To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization

Docebo

If possible, make the employee-to-mentor ratio as small as possible, so that every staff member gets a chance to communicate with their mentor on a consistent basis. 5 Tips To Promote Ongoing Online Training In Your Organization.

Leverage Enhanced Lectora 17 Features for Rapid eLearning Development

CommLab India

Maintain Aspect Ratio for Videos in a Hassle-free Way. Now in Lectora 17, you can maintain aspect ratio even though you resize videos and you can reset the video to its original size. Earlier, in the previous versions of Lectora, it was difficult to maintain and lock the aspect ratio.

Moving Classroom Training to eLearning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Instead we need to use plain language, short sentences, and a proportional ratio of text to imagery.  by Jennie Ruby    When information needs to be moved to a new medium, we have a tendency to try to make the new medium fit the mold of the old. When the Internet was in its early days, websites would often look just like a document: whole paragraphs of text with headings, filling the screen from side to side.

Graphic Design for eLearning Part 2 – Space

eFront

Most screen sizes are now based on what’s known as the “golden ratio”, which is roughly 1 to 1.6. ratio which lends itself to the presentation of imagery. It’s probably to do with the golden ratio. Space is the second element in our definition of graphic design.

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Video Formatting for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

Standard Definition (SD) - 4:3 aspect ratio. Standard Definition (SD) - 16:9 aspect ratio. 720p HD Video – 16:9 aspect ratio. 1080p HD Video – 16:9 aspect ratio. The most common setting for HD video is 1280 x 720 px (16:9 aspect ratio).