What’s Your Learning Engagement Ratio?

dreamstime_xs_59435716How engaged are your learners?  Specifically how engaged are they with your learning management system (LMS)?

I was recently talking to someone and they mentioned that probably half their learners hadn’t ever logged on to the system.  Half of the others had logged on but not completed their prescribed learning and only the final 25 per cent had logged on and finished their courses.  They concluded that that represented a full engagement percentage of 25 per cent.

It has been some time since I found myself in a similar position.  Then – some two decades ago – I was looking to find ways to ensure 100 percent engagement with a benchmark of every employee completing three hours of technology-based learning each year.

So here are my thoughts about analysing learning (LMS) engagement – another way of using LMS data differently. Continue reading “What’s Your Learning Engagement Ratio?”

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What’s Your Learning Engagement Ratio?

Using LMS Data Differently

dreamstime_xs_55284236Your learning management system is probably the most complete source of learning activity in your organisation.  After all, that was their primary function when they were first envisioned.  You probably also spend quite a bit of time running off reports for various stakeholders, including business leaders and subject matter experts; and many will focus on the mandatory training that was also the raison d’être for most systems.

For decades, we’ve focussed entirely on reporting what has happened – and no doubt then quibbled over the numbers – but that is hopefully about to change.  Our LMS should be our primary source of learner insights. Continue reading “Using LMS Data Differently”

Using LMS Data Differently