How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

A number of these company leaders are interested in investing in eLearning, or online learning. What holds them back is the unknown about eLearning’s return on investment. 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? These are questions that should be explored before a company puts much time and financial resources into eLearning.

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Increase Your eLearning ROI with Soft Skills Training

TOPYX LMS

Soft skills training doesn’t merely set employees up for long-term success, though; it also increases a company’s ROI on eLearning and decreases turnover. LMS eLearning and Corporate Training Learning Management SystemDid you know that 75 percent of long-term job success is dependent upon soft skills?¹ This indicates that soft skills training should be prioritized in any workplace that values growth.

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ROI and Metrics in eLearning

Tony Karrer

I'm working on an article around the use of ROI and metrics in eLearning. This level of evaluation will increase the visibility of learning and development efforts, because successful implementation of Level 3 evaluation Internet Time Blog: ROI is toast. ROI is toast. Support - ROI Calculator Training & Support Return on Investment Calculator Investing in Learning: Consider Value, Not Just ROI ROI, or return on investment, is king in today's business world.

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How to Integrate and Benefit from User-Generated Content In Your eLearning LMS

TOPYX LMS

User-generated content (UGC) is trending in eLearning because of the value it can add to an employees’ LMS training experiences. LMS eLearning LMS Content Production

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The 4 Most Sought-After LMS Features to Improve ROI

TOPYX LMS

There are many different ways a learning management system delivers ROI to a company. For example, an eLearning system might lower administrative costs for training program management, improve HR expenses by decreasing time to productivity for employees, and reduce IT hardware and support costs for an organization.

Increase Employee Engagement by Avoiding These 3 eLearning Mistakes

TOPYX LMS

There is a lot of information available about how to implement eLearning correctly and in a way that yields a good ROI for your training investment, but there’s a lack of information about mistakes to avoid using your eLearning LMS. eLearning and Corporate Training eLearning LM

4 LMS Trends to Impact the eLearning Industry in 2020

TOPYX LMS

Many organizational leaders are searching for information about the learning management system and eLearning trends for 2020. Staying current and aligning your company with these trends can help you create more effective training for your workforce and get the best ROI from your current LMS.

Should Companies Create eLearning Content In-House or Hire an Instructional Designer?

TOPYX LMS

eLearning content is critical to the success and ROI of a company’s training programs, and many companies are now designing their eLearning content internally. the eLearning market is projected to reach a value of $275 billion worldwide by the year 2022. eLearning LMS Employee Training Content ProductionAccording to eLearningIndustry.com, “.the

3 Ways to Make eLearning More Learner-Centric (and Why it Matters)

TOPYX LMS

By designing learner-centric remote training materials for your workforce (for example, eLearning that uses inclusive language and includes real-life scenarios and interactive elements), you can promote higher rates of employee engagement and a better ROI for your company’s investment in training.

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold!

eLearning is not the answer

Jay Cross

eLearning is not a big cost-cutter. Corporations are flocking to eLearning for all the wrong reasons. This sort of fanciful thinking tripped up eLearning ten years ago. In that first wave of eLearning, venture capitalists and the learning industry saw fortunes to be made by replacing instructors with computers. Here’s what I was blogging five years ago: When I began writing about eLearning in 1998, some of us felt the training industry had struck gold!

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 Heres his brief description: The particular course in question is approximately 2 hours of classroom soft skills training that needs to be delivered in an eLearning format. It needs to be repurposed for eLearning. I've read several posts on how much should an hour of elearning cost.

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elearning, strategically

Clark Quinn

While I’ve lots more to say, I put a short version of my vision of elearning strategy in Michael Allen’s 2009 e-Learning Annual. And important topics like Appreciative Inquiry, Performance Support, ROI, implementation, the value of research for design, virtual world design, and more. It’s about both getting the individual elements right, and establishing the connections between the elements to achieve synergy, not irrelevance (or worse).

How eLearning Authoring Tool dominKnow Enhances the TOPYX LMS Content Offering

TOPYX LMS

They know making the right LMS content available to their clients will give customers a better ROI for their investment in online learning. A learning management system (LMS) and an LMS content provider go hand in hand.

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4 Reasons Why eLearning Is a Low-Risk Corporate Training Tool

TOPYX LMS

Low-risk corporate training tools are technologies or types of learning that have been proven to yield a good ROI. For example, mobile learning, micro learning, social learning, and eLearning can all be good, low-risk corporate learning tools. Let’s take a moment to focus in on the benefits and liabilities of eLearning. eLearning Can Have a High Return on Investment (ROI). Did you know that eLearning can have a considerable ROI?

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eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

Back in 2007, I pointed out various aspects of what I was seeing: strategy/strategic and performance are back as topics after dropping way down in 2006 surprisingly trainer is also back, you would think in the age of eLearning 2.0 And now, because of eLearning Learning , I have a much better way to track these things over a much more interesting content sets. roi - old enterprise – future and old games – still popular This is definitely something that I'll be using as I go forward.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book. The term eLearning also enjoyed simultaneous discovery. No wonder eLearning sprouted up in many places. I have been credited with the first use of eLearning on the web.

Origins of “eLearning”

Jay Cross

Home Speaker Contact internet time alliance Learnstream Resources Internet Time Blog from Jay Cross and Internet Time Group Origins of “eLearning&# by Jay Cross on November 30, 2008 On April Fool’s Day of this year, I wrote the following page in the Learnscaping un-book. The term eLearning also enjoyed simultaneous discovery. No wonder eLearning sprouted up in many places. I have been credited with the first use of eLearning on the web.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. 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

Top eLearning Posts

Tony Karrer

Post Views Comments Bookmarks eLearningTechnology 18,308 247 What is eLearning 2.0? 6,890 16 152 Rapid eLearning Tools 4,337 11 35 First Time Visitor Guide 2,345 17 67 LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers 1,988 6 40 eLearning Trends 1,820 9 24 Software Simulation eLearning (w/ links to Tools) 1,724 2 11 Personal Learning for Learning Professionals - Using Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Start-Up Guides 1,368 1 22 eLearning 1.0 Tools 1,140 9 43 eLearning 2.0

Convert ILT to eLearning - Estimating

Tony Karrer

It relates to my post about eLearning Costs , which bases cost estimates on seat time of the eLearning course. What are the important criteria in estimating eLearning duration when its based on a classroom course? For many types of content, elearning clearly offers an advantage. The research generally shows that there is at least a 50% reduction in seat time when a course is converted from classroom learning to elearning. eLearning Technology.

Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community. As an example, I can see that eLearning 2.0 relates closely to the concepts Learning 2.0 , eLearning Tools , Corporate eLearning , Personal Learning , and Enterprise 2.0 ; the Tools Odeo , CollectiveX , Bea Pages , Apache Roller , and Dogear ; and the Companies NexLearn , Awareness Networks , Element K , and Mzinga. Blog Browse eLearning Content at www.elearninglearning.com

Guest Post: Adejare Amoo on an Industrialist’s Role in eLearning in Africa

Nancy White

Nancy’s Note: In June I was lucky to help facilitate a couple of events for UN University at eLearning Africa in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Adejare’s role was to illuminate how business can be part of innovating in eLearning in Africa. I will also post a few reflections from eLearning Africa in a subsequent post. He participated in the eLearning Conference in Paris, and in EDUCA Berlin, as well as in the eLearning Africa Conferences between 2005 and 2010.He

Business Value of eLearning - Elevator Pitches Needed

Tony Karrer

It was interesting to see that the first two responses both dealt with selling the business value of eLearning. Shaun tells us : I need to be able to sell the ROI on learning better. and How can I better impress the value of eLearning across the organization? Jay Cross will tell you to forget ROI, but I'm not so sure that you can dismiss the notion that you have to explain the business value of what you are doing ahead of it in order to sell it in the organization.

[from gminks] Social Learning Measurement : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

eLearning Technology Tony Karrers eLearning Blog on e-Learning Trends eLearning 2.0 eLearning Solutions Enterprise 2.0 I like what Kevin Jones talked about in Objection #13: How Do You Measure ROI? Rachel Happe suggested some measurements of ROI. eLearning Technology - 6:09 AM 7 comments links to Social Learning Measurement Permalink: Social Learning Measurement Bookmark this page at: 7 Comments: At 4/15/2009 08:37:00 AM , Will Thalheimer said.

eLearning Discussions - An Attempt at Better Discussions in the Blogosphere

Tony Karrer

A really great comment came in during the holidays relative to the post: eLearning Technology: Move from Discussion Groups to World of Blogs? However, if I have an eLearning Question, I think I'm much more likely to get answers to it by posting in my blog right now than posting a question in a forum. Especially a question around something like eLearning 1.0 On the other hand, if I want to find out something more specific around ROI, I would definitely post on the ROI group.

Cost-Effective Ways to Make Corporate Online Learning More Interactive and Fun

TOPYX LMS

Companies must develop an interactive eLearning strategy so learners get the most value out of the time spent training, and earn the most return on their eLearning technology investment.

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Why Online Learning Is Important In the Workplace  

TOPYX LMS

It’s more accurate to exclaim that online learning, or eLearning, is indispensible in the corporate world. Company decision makers that have implemented eLearning, especially via a quality social learning management system (LMS), are reaping the rewards of a bolstered bottom line and exponential growth. When company leaders spend this kind of money on training, they rely on a good return on investment (ROI). This is because eLearning keeps employees engaged with training.

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3 Questions to Ask When Picking a Learning Management System

TOPYX LMS

What ROI will my company receive from this learning management system? Hidden fees, sometimes referred to as per-user fees are common throughout the eLearning industry. If hidden fees are involved, you might want to consider investing in a flat-rate solution to provide the best ROI. What ROI will my company receive from this learning management system? Measuring the ROI of an LMS is something that has even eLearning experts stumped.

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5 Defining Characteristics of a “Next Gen” LCMS

Xyleme

Much like traditional Instructor Lead Training (ILT) and eLearning courses are no longer enough on their own to truly meet the diverse needs (and preferences) of modern learners, from a business perspective, traditional Learning Content Management Systems (LCMSs) don’t provide enough efficiency or actionable business insights to help meet tomorrow’s business challenges. Facilitates exporting of LRS data so it can be combined with other business data to paint a complete ROI story. .

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.

How to Do a Learning Management System (LMS) Comparison

TOPYX LMS

It’s wise to ensure you will receive a good ROI on your learning management system investment before you make it. You can ensure a worthy ROI by doing a learning management system comparison before implementing an LMS. However, it’s much better to read all the materials an eLearning system provider offers and, as you do, make a list of eLearning systems you are most interested in. For example, do you want to use an eLearning system mainly for training purposes?

Social and Network Learning - Free Online Discussion - June 18

Tony Karrer

How can ROI be calculated? Topics include: ROI of networks, Value Networks, fragmented conversations and sensemaking, and the next stages of social and learning networks in organizations. eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning Content

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Professional library for sale

Jay Cross

Strong on instructional design, management, learning, eLearning, marketing & sales, and psychology. eLearning. FOR SALE: Professional Library of Jay Cross. Buy them all. I will throw in an afternoon on my back deck in Berkeley going over what I thought were the major messages of as many volumes as you wish. Shelves of inspiring books. Some travel, humor, web 2.0, last 25 issues of Harvard Business Review. Lots more.

8 Dirty Words

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Despite growning evidence that eLearning can produce results superior to those from the classroom, early failures sullied its reputation. eLearning circa 1999 was for the most part deadly dull and uninspiring. Completing an eLearning course was the exception rather than the rule. Avoiding eLearning because of a bad early experience is like going to a movie and saying you’ll never go to another one of those because movies suck. CLO online edition. Dirty Words.

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Conferences can be better, a whole lot better

Jay Cross

Provide a generic ROI proposal for attending to send to the boss, saving people the time of working out the value to be extracted from the event. Attendance at the events I examined (eLearning Guild, Masie, Training, ATD, Learning & Technology, Educa) is rising. The conference business is booming yet every participant has some major gripe about the way conferences are run. We all think we know better. It goes with the territory.

10 pieces of advice on the web, workflow, & learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

After a lengthy hibernation, Learning Light ’s eLearning Centre rides again! ROI – Flaws in the Metrics System. From a press release yesterday: Learning Light has now launched the new look and feel e-learning centre. Check it out for news, views, jobs, reports, research papers and supplier directory. The e-Learning Centre is a free information resource for learning and development professionals and e-learning developers.

New Free Online Learn Trend Events

Tony Karrer

For example, I will be doing a session on Social Learning Measurement and ROI. eLearning Technology. Browse eLearning ContentOver on Learn Trends , we've posted the days/times for the next two online sessions. May Learn Trends May 21 - 9AM - Noon US Pacific Time I'll be organizing this one and the specific topic and speakers will be getting announced in about a week. It should be good.

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Good Posts from Last Week

Tony Karrer

So here's what came up via eLearning Learning from last week. Twitter Job Aid - work in progress - Adventures in Corporate Education , April 12, 2009 Reduce Searching Start Talking - eLearning Technology , April 14, 2009 Solve problems with screencasting - eLearning Acupuncture , April 14, 2009 Augmented Reality in Learning - Upside Learning Blog , April 15, 2009 Top Other Items The following are the top other items based on social signals. Browse eLearning Content

Part 3 of 3: Personalized Learning

Xyleme

Classroom training, even eLearning, is less effective for task-oriented training than training at point of performance. As this is a first-generation, pilot application, we don’t have an ROI on the project. This is the 3rd in a series of 3 pertaining to how personalized learning can be applied to education and training. In the first I explored the application of personalization in K12, and in the second how personalization can be applied to high-skill knowledge workers.

Favorite 2009 posts on Informal Learning Blog

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Enlightened eLearning requires more people, not fewer. The ROI of Enterprise 2.0 M any a corporation misses massive opportunities by demanding to know “Where’s the ROI?” in cases where ROI is an inappropriate and misleading indicator. Return on Investment means different things to different people To some, ROI is a hurdle a project must achieve to warrant investment. To others, ROI is a way to coax people to make the business case for a proposal.

Alternative Views of Blog Content

Tony Karrer

Sue Waters responded previously: Most of the time they are a lot of work for minimal return so you really do need to consider whether the time spent is good R.O.I. In terms of the ROI of spending time making other views, I have a slight advantage in that I can get automated views of my blog via eLearning Learning and have it do interesting things. Get that into eLearning Learning. Thus, the ROI becomes high because the Investment is small (zero).

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. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? eLearning 2.0 - An Immediate, Important Shift eLearning 1.0, Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0 eLearning 2.0 and eLearning 2.0