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.

Dashe & Thomson

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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People, politics and pedagogy

Learning with e's

Photo by David Bushell on Geograph In a previous incarnation I was Training Manager for a distance learning project called RATIO back in 1996. businesses computer education learning pedagogy people politics ratio satellite Technology training videoconference

Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Return on investment (ROI) is a quantification of the relation between the benefits of a program and its costs [benefit-cost ratio (BCR)]. New post Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI on Obsidian Learning.

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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Learnlets » Informal budget ratio 80/20?

Clark Quinn

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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?’

Revisiting 70:20:10

Clark Quinn

To start, 70:20:10 is a framework, it’s not a specific ratio but a guide to thinking about the whole picture of developing organizational solutions to performance problems. Now, there are times when the ratio changes.

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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.

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?

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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Skeptical Optimist or Hopeful Cynic? A Science Mindset

Clark Quinn

There will be wheat amongst the chaff, but the relative ratios are the issue. Is there any difference? At core, my new book is about learning science. And, as I’ve lamented before , the lack of understanding of cognitive science is a barrier to better L&D.

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.

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.

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 Create Interactive Videos with 3D Models in Storyline

Rapid eLearning

The video I create in PowerPoint is the exact same aspect ratio as the Storyline file. But if you change the aspect ratio of your.story file make sure you do the same on the PowerPoint slide. This is part two of the series on working with 3D models and interactive video.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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?