Lambda Solutions

Trending Sources

The 3 LMS Features that Increase Employee Engagement

Lambda Solutions

We’ve written before about the pervasive issue that is stagnating economic growth in the US—employee disengagement. According to research from Gallup , only 30% of American workers are engaged. What do we mean by engaged? As Gallup defines, engaged employees “work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company [and therefore] drive innovation and move the organization forward".

LMS 126

Why Governments want Open Source Software

Lambda Solutions

A recent report co-published by Zimbra and the Ponemon Institute, The Open Source Collaboration Study: Viewpoints on Security and Privacy in the US and EMEA , confirmed the changing perceptions of open source software. The survey drew in responses from IT and IT security practitioners across 18 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States.

What You Need to Know About Mobile Learning with Moodle

Lambda Solutions

The UN recently reported that the number of people who own mobile phones outnumber the people who have access to flush toilets. We are highly dependent on our mobile devices - we rely on them to do everything, from communicate, browse the internet, play games, take pictures, etc. Mobile learning, then, has been a long time coming. mobile learning

Moodle 124

The Landscape of Learning Technologies in 2016

Lambda Solutions

The Brandon Hall Group issued a study on the Learning Technology landscape of 2016. The report revealed that technology is becoming the top learning and development priority this year, with 48% of survey respondents naming it as #1 on their list. What’s more remarkable, is looking at new emerging learning technologies has taken precedence over learning strategy this year.

[New eBook] The 3 Stages of Customer Training Development

Want to expand your training efforts? You’ll often see success by starting small and growing your program in a sustainable way. Download the eBook to learn more.

Why Blended Learning is Effective

Lambda Solutions

On October 29th, Lambda is hosting a webinar on the Top Moodle Plugins for Blended Learning Strategies. We will give you a quick glimpse into some of what will be covered in the webinar. Blended learning is an emerging approach to education that “blends” traditional teaching methods with technology and virtual learning environments. Moodle plugins blended learning

LMS Market Overview | 2015

Lambda Solutions

The learning management system (LMS) market is growing fast and it doesn’t look like its about to slow down anytime soon. According to Forbes the LMS market was well over $2.5 billion and will grow to $8 billion by 2018 with North America leading the market share.

Market 110

Making Money with Moodle - The Business Case for Online Learning

Lambda Solutions

Did you know you can use the Moodle learning management system to make money? Universities, private colleges, technical institutes and all kinds of private online learning providers can offer courses commit a lot of time, effort, and money into developing their online learning programs, increasing the amount of pressure on learning departments to turn a profit.

DIY or Outsource? 5 Benefits of Cloud Based Moodle Hosting

Lambda Solutions

One of the major decisions organizations have to make when implementing an LMS is whether to go with DIY (do-it-yourself), or outsourced hosting. Cloud based software is an advanced form of hosting that incorporates greater support and service levels, and offloads the aforementioned duties to the managed hosting firm. cloud hosting

Take Charge of your eLearning environment

Learn how to maximize the impact of your learning by aligning to the goals of your organization, how to establish a learning culture with gamification including leaderboards and badges. Discover a learning content management system that is both powerful and easy to configure and manage.

4 New Plugins for Tracking Time Spent Learning in Online Courses

Lambda Solutions

If administrators and teachers had insight into how much time learners are actively spending in their courses, and had the ability to both restrict access to activities based on this time, and generate reports with this data, they would be able to better ensure and monitor learner success and knowledge retention. Plugins Moodle plugins Totara

Track 76

Corporate e-Learning Gamification: A Case Study

Lambda Solutions

We've previously discussed how gamification is changing corporate training. But what does a gamified course actually look like? And how do gamified course results compare with those of a more traditionally designed course based on the same content? corporate training gamification Case study

6 Things Your LMS Should Be Able to Do

Lambda Solutions

With the LMS landscape changing as quickly as it has been, there are a ton of new features and functions that are being introduced in the market. The question then becomes, which features are essential? There are certain things every modern LMS should be able to do. Here, we go over this list, broken down into features that benefit organization/admin, and features that benefit learners.

5 Emerging Trends in Education Technology

Lambda Solutions

As innovators in the education space, we keep an eye on emerging trends, terms, and technology in the industry. Here are some of the top education technology trends that have been on our radar recently! Virtual Reality. While basic forms of virtual realities have been around since the early 90’s, a more sophisticated model is expected to formulate and take off in the next year or so.

Get an Exclusive Articulate Storyline Game Show Template from eLearning Brothers

Download one of the most popular game templates from eLearning Brothers with a look and feel exclusively made for eLearning Learning subscribers! eLearning Brothers creates awesome templates and assets to help you look like an eLearning Rockstar!

6 Expert Insights into Corporate Learning Trends

Lambda Solutions

It’s becoming evident that predictive trends are beneficial to the e-learning industry because they allow organizations to capitalize off these trends before they take off. Lambda has been in this industry for 13 years, so we fully understand the power of these predictive trends. Here are just a few of the tips we received. e-learning

Advanced Moodle Features: Multimedia Capabilities

Lambda Solutions

Moodle mutlimedia

Moodle 88

Criteria for Evaluating Your LMS

Lambda Solutions

Shopping for an LMS is not easy. With over 600 options on the market, and so little time—how can you be sure that the product you’re allocating budget to will have everything you need? If only there was some sort of criteria… We have over 20 years of experience in training and learning, so we can shed some light on what to look for when shopping for an LMS that’s a right fit for your organization.

2015's Top 10 Trends in HR, Talent and Learning Strategies—Part 1

Lambda Solutions

If you share our enthusiasm for the quickly changing work world, you will be keen to learn the trends this year in corporate HR, talent management and learning. This is the 11 th year that Bersin by Deloitte has published their annual report and we couldn’t be more excited to summarize their insights for you.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

Off-the-shelf elearning is applicable for a wide audience, but it won’t address your organization’s unique situations or distinctive content. So are these courses all that helpful? For sure! Read on for 7 secrets to make off-the-self learning your own.

Top 5 Moodle Plugins to Enhance Productivity

Lambda Solutions

As an official Moodle partner, our Moodle experts regularly review plugins and advise our clients on which plugins to select based on their learning and training requirements. We’re able to test and recertify all new standard plugins to make sure we can troubleshoot any potential errors. Here is our tried and true list of Moodle plugins to enhance productivity. Moodle plugins

Lambda Analytika Reporting for Learning Management Systems

Lambda Solutions

We are pleased to announce the launch of Lambda Analytika to the market. Lambda Analytika is a robust reporting and analytics solution for open source learning management systems. With over 600 deployments under our belt, customer feedback made it clear that reporting and access to data was a major gap with the current native reporting functionality and plug-ins available in Moodle and Totara

OpenSesame Content Integration with Totara Learning Management Systems

Lambda Solutions

We are pleased to now have the capability to integrate content from OpenSesame into Totara LMS. In an industry where content development is a large pain point for organizations, OpenSesame opens the doors for Lambda Solutions to offer some amazing course content for customers. OpenSesame isn't a content provider, it is a content marketplace. What does that mean exactly?

Adoptive Families of BC | I Heart Moodle Series

Lambda Solutions

How Adoptive Families Association of BC Makes a Positive Impact with Moodle. The use of Moodle learning management system revolutionized adoption education in British Columbia, particularly for the Adoptive Families Association of BC (AFABC). Moodle I Heart Moodle

Learning Insights Guide 2017: Progress with Purpose

Navigating the ever-changing world of eLearning can be a challenge, but many people are finding a way to manage it, as well as a clear path forward. With Learning Insights, you can develop an even clearer sense of purpose, taking your vision to reality.

Evaluating the Impact of eLearning - Kirkpatrick's Model

Lambda Solutions

We teamed up with Limestone Learning on Wednesday to deliver a webinar on Measuring the Value of Training, and Turning Kirkpatrick’s Four Levels of Evaluation Upside Down. Measuring the value of training is a very complex process, but it is an essential component to any learning program. Let’s start with the obvious question - what defines good training? Good training should always have a purpose.

3 Ways to Use Video in Moodle

Lambda Solutions

One of the greatest benefits of eLearning, is the ability to incororporate multimedia like audio, and video. Currently, video accounts for 47% of global internet traffic. This year, this number is expected to reach 86%. How to”). There are numerous ways to use video in your Moodle or Totara courses. Moodle plugins

6 Things to Look for in a High-Value LMS

Lambda Solutions

If you are looking to implement a new LMS, or you are planning a LMS migration, you may be wondering how to narrow down your search. How do you know what to look for in a LMS? What are the best features of a LMS, and which ones can benefit your organization specifically? With our 20+ years worth of knowledge in the learning management system market, we have made a list of the top 5 things to look for when shopping for a new LMS. lms market lms features

Why is Moodle the World’s Best LMS?

Lambda Solutions

Moodle

Moodle LMS 85

[Study] The Anatomy of a Training Course

Want to create the perfect training course? The experts from Skilljar analyzed content creation trends within the training space. Their findings can serve as a benchmark as you build out your own strategy. Click to download.

The Future of Totara LMS

Lambda Solutions

A lot has been going on over at Totara Learning this summer so we decided to interview their Chief Technology Officer, Simon Coggins , to get the low-down on some of the developments that might affect customers at Lambda Solutions. Totara LMS

Why Your LMS Theme Matters

Lambda Solutions

In a report published by Brandon Hall Group this year, it was revealed that 88% of organizations switching LMS did so for improved User Experience. The most overlooked component of user experience, is your LMS theme. A good LMS theme will create a seamless user experience, which enhances the learner engagement, and makes your users more comfortable. moodle theming Moodle customization branding

The 8 Best Moodle Plugins for Course Presentation & User Experience

Lambda Solutions

Moodle Plugins are the most efficient way to get the most out of your learning management system. Think of your LMS like a smartphone - it does everything you need it to do, but sometimes you need a little more! If you want entertainment, you have a plethora of game apps to choose from. If you want to tap into social media, there's the Facebook app. Moodle plugins

Share your Story in the Heart Moodle Contest!

Lambda Solutions

Moodle Contest I Heart Moodle

Moodle 82

The complete eLearning journey

As an eLearning designer wouldn’t it be great if you could take charge of your eLearning environment right from storyboarding your ideas to generating responsive eLearning courses to being able to effectively deploy and track your learners’ performance?

The Learning Analytics Market to Increase by 25% by 2020

Lambda Solutions

“Research and Markets” recently generated a report that predicts the learning analytics market to increase by over 25% by 2020 — that’s a quarter of the market, in just four years. R&M analysts identify two major influences in this projected growth: a more streamlined focus on administration of budget, and an emphasis on personalized learning methods. and derive insights. lms reporting