How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning


The good news is that there are clear-cut answers to most questions regarding the confusing subject of ROI of eLearning. Does eLearning have a good ROI? Not every type of ROI is measurable. The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. This, too, should be scrutinized during the investment-assessment step of the ROI equation. This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI. What is the ROI of eLearning?

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My Moodle Test


Home > Learning Technologies , Standards > My Moodle Test My Moodle Test October 9th, 2009 Goto comments Leave a comment Talk has been heating up lately regarding the use of open source versus proprietary systems for learning. For example, if you check out Michael Hanley’s blog , you’ll see that he’s dedicated most of his recent posts to this subject. Sophia Peters provides another interesting post entitled Deciding Between Open Source and Proprietary Software?


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e-Clippings (Learning As Art): "Did You Know 2.0" (shifthappens)

Mark Oehlert

Put aside all thoughts of SCORM, or templates or Likert scales or ROI or alignment or LMS or whatever for the 8 minutes and 15 seconds it takes to watch this video and understand that we work in the learning field.that is a powerful place to be and there is great potential in the skills and knowledge you all have. typekey e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert) Me in Second Life Blog powered by TypePad Member since 08/2003


Dave Snowden

Today I am going to attempt live blogging, as my handwriting was too difficult to read yesterday, and the immediacy of listen-reflect-publish is a powerful stimulant. ABB wanted to open it up in a profitable way. OK I'm hoping we get back on track, so now we have Gabriele Ruffatti on open source between innovation and pre-adapation over market mechanism in the knowledge society. Sees open source as an eco system.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Community 2.0

John Hagel

Well, a couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of delivering the opening keynote presentation at the Community 2.0 To make it easy, I keep the same acronyms – ROA, ROI and ROS - but just attach different meanings. The key question for community participants is: Of the total attention I allocate to this particular source, what is the productivity of that attention in terms of value received for effort and time invested? Besides, ROS has better symmetry with ROA and ROI.

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Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Introducing The Conversation Prism eLearning Trends 2007 and 2008 TechCrunch White Label Social Networking Platforms Chart How to Insert YouTube Videos in PowerPoint Presentations LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account Introduction to Wikis, Blogs, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking and RSS Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Mathemagenic " PhD conclusions in a thousand words: blogging practices of knowledge workers Web 2.0

Business or Pleasure? - why not both: The product-to-service.

Martijn Linssen

In big IT companies, there isnt much enthusiasm to be found for selling Open Source products. It's really hard to measure it all, and it doesn't help that SAP and Oracle offer what i call "future lock-in": the money spent on it all runs in the millions and all that won't even start to pay back or ROI well within years from now. Even if you are implementing an Open Source the cost is very high because the projects have the same kind of problems.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. This is my attempt to help you get a sense of topics of my blog and find some of the more interesting past articles. Managing your RSS Feeds - If you are considering subscribing to this blog, you might want to read this. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance.

Social (hiccup) CRM tools

Martijn Linssen

So, its from this perspective that I am writing this blog post Second, I overstretched on this post. Over 1,000 words in one blog post - consider yourself warned. Blogs, Forums, Chat, even a Tribal Knowledge base. However, they approach the world inside-out, like Lithium does: No need to chase people, content, or conversations across countless forums, blogs, or wikis. Business or Pleasure? -

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Web 2.0 Applications in Learning

Tony Karrer

There were about 7 examples mentioned including Intuit using a Wiki-like system for customers to ask questions/get advice around taxes, using a group blog with students prior to a formal learning event, the US Army's use of collaboration tools to share best practices in Iraq, and several others. Question 1 - What are the most likely ways / places your organization might or does use Blogs, Wikis, Social Bookmarking, Social Networking or Collaboration Tools? Open up editing slowly.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Creation Nets

John Hagel

We’re excited about it because it represents an opening salvo in a new wave of research we’re pursuing into methods for organizing innovation activity beyond existing institutional boundaries. First, we tackle the popular topic of open innovation. Serious analysts of open innovation generally tend to focus on one specific slice of open innovation. As Hagel explains in his blog - Edge Perspectives with. Thanks for he open sharing.

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Last Year's Predictions For 2008, Reviewed

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

As Dave Cormier summarized , it was the year in which blogging declined, Wikipedia became old, people still didn't get it, and tentative experiments - MUVEs and MOOCs - showed only hints of what is to come. Editor-in-Chief, eLearn Magazine , and Blog on education. And we saw attempts, at least, to popularize 'less democratic' processes in the writings of Andrew Keen , the growth of Citizendium and, of course, the Britannica Blog.

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''m only going to say this about 1,000 more times.

Mark Oehlert

Blog powered by TypePad. « Gadgets, Games and Gizmos: The Blog Book Tour - Week Two | Main. This misunderstanding has led us to countless, pointless discussions about lots of issues but ROI makes a great example (you cant really measure whats going on in someones head can you? - Blog Information. Blogging. Open Source. e-Clippings (Learning As Art). Subscribe to e-Clippings (a division of blogoehlert). Facebook Profile. flickr. flick

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Intelligent Communities Summit - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Set up with wireless access here at the Delta Beausejour here in Moncton where I'm live-blogging the Intelligent Communities Summit (which is starting late). Robert Bell, Executive Director, Intelligent Community Forum , opening keynote. 2006, opened up. The teacher posted a set of questions to his blog, and the students were answering questions to the blog, real-time live. And we have recently opened our first PEI location.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Unanswered Questions at Supernova 2007

John Hagel

It occurred to me that I could throw the net even broader through my blog and seek out further input to help shape our research agenda. In looking for early indications of what these architectures might look like, the richest sources of institutional innovation will be China and India, not the U.S. We need a new set of leading indicators tied to two sources of power within networked economies – talent and customers.