The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation
AUGUST 30, 2016
Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists. Not long ago, everyone who developed learning management systems wanted to be all things to all buyers of every size, location, industry, and training challenge. Let’s explore and then I’ll introduce you to some illustrative examples of how this “specialist” movement is expanding traditional LMS boundaries.
The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
John Leh runs a firm called Talented Learning and he is quite the talented guy when it comes to speaking about Extended Enterprise LMS. Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. His weekly blog and webinar publishes best practices, vendor reviews, education and case studies that are useful to professionals involved in channel, customer, association, academic and public sector learning. He explains the LMS report in this next clip.
June 20: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience?
MAY 24, 2013
Registration is filling up fast for our next Webinar: Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience? Bersin & Blatant Media Webinar. When your employees need to find and access learning content, the experience of doing so should be intuitive, responsive, fast and targeted. Strategies for providing end users with fresh, targeted learning content.
How to Select an LMS
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Let’s get right down to brass tacks: I have a lot of experience dealing with LMS requests for proposals. (As many of our readers know, the sponsor of this blog, Web Courseworks, sells a robust, feature-rich SaaS learning management system. This free webinar is presented by Celisa Steele and Jeff Cobb, co-founders of Tagoras. Already sold? ” Register here. ).
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
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Creating an e-learning strategy that works
APRIL 21, 2015
The Conversation. A: “We need to have online learning” B: “Huh? ” A: “I was told we must have e-learning. I’m not really sure what it is, but I know it is popular, so we must have it” B: “Okay, what should I look for?” ” A: “We need a LMS. But just looking for a LMS while definitely needed, shouldn’t be your first step. Rather, it should be developing an e-learning strategy. An e-learning strategy can be and should be used in whatever industry or market. Strategy.
Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
With less than a week to NiUG Discovery 2016 , we are excited to be sponsoring this great, interactive, learning and networking event for the iMIS Community! For any association executives looking for new technology solutions for learning, engagement, or community, or seeking to change to a new system, there will also be a range of trusted vendors to choose from at the Exhibitor Showcase.
3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Just as we are seeing more organizations delivering education and certification programs through online Learning Management Systems , there is a growing expectation for organizations to be able to communicate and share knowledge with their customers, members, or employees efficiently and expertly online. So, how do online communities enhance learning? Peer Pressure.
7 Considerations when building your Training Strategy for 2017
Your Training Edge
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
In my previous posts, I have highlighted various innovative concepts and technological advancements to be prevailing in 2017 in corporate learning, training and development industry. Indeed, these form the basis for the development of a modern and comprehensive training strategy for the current year. learning everywhere. Examine the previous strategy. Know yourself.
Quality Control process for E-Learning
Copyright © 2016 Focus Learning Solutions, LLC. In the book, Managing the Testing Process: Practical. Tools and Techniques for Managing Hardware and Software Testing, Rex Black writes, “…quality control is concerned with product, quality assurance with process.”. assurance strategy and the considerations behind each element. to create a Quality Assurance system.
10 Patterns of Interaction: Implementing Social Learning Strategies in eLearning
JUNE 21, 2016
There are a multitude of interaction methods in an eLearning environment to promote social learning. Research has repeatedly indicated the enhanced productivity associated with social learning. But which strategy is the most effective? Use these activities as building blocks to create a rich social-learning environment when mentoring your next eLearning course.
Webinars are better, but not yet best
APRIL 10, 2012
researcher reported that the keyword, webinar, was searched more often than the keyword, elearning. People are seeking information about webinars more often than they are drawn to elearning. A few years ago, Colleen Cunningham, Antonia Chan and I examined the webinar phenomenon. Most webinars paid scant attention to instructional design. And webinars, too?
2016 eLearning Hype Curve Follow Up
AUGUST 29, 2016
Last December, we placed some of eLearning’s most interesting trends on the hype curve. Now that we are over halfway through 2016, we felt it was time to reflect on how well our predictions played out here at Web Courseworks as well as the eLearning industry. We have had webinars, interviews and a white paper centered around PI. Read xAPI in the eLearning Community.
Webinars are better, but not yet best
APRIL 10, 2012
researcher reported that the keyword, webinar, was searched more often than the keyword, elearning. People are seeking information about webinars more often than they are drawn to elearning. A few years ago, Colleen Cunningham, Antonia Chan and I examined the webinar phenomenon. The article , published in CLO magazine, had this snarky title: What Stinks about Webinars. It It traced Colleen and Antonia, graduates of the SDSU EDTEC program, as these new graduates sought to continue their professional development via free webinars. They are fine.
Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business
MARCH 12, 2015
A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. Give us a view of the continuum of organizations that have a strategy and those that do not. Who should be responsible for education strategy?
Training: LMS Strategies and Implementation with Adobe Captivate
MAY 28, 2012
Topic: LMS Strategies and Implementation with Adobe Captivate Date and time: Thursday, 14th June, 2012 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Integrating Adobe Captivate with you Learning Management System (LMS) can be daunting. In this webinar, he will [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5
Designing eLearning for iPads – Webinar Recording and Q&A
MARCH 26, 2013
Early this month we ran two webinars on “Designing eLearning for Pads (tablet)” A big thank you to all of you who were able to join us! The questions came thick and fast during the webinars, and while we managed to answer most of them, we ran out of time (and space) to answer all, as much as we would have liked to. mLearning and Tablet Learning. Q 1.
The Virtual LMS Administrator
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
LMS administrators are a necessity for the successful implementation and upkeep of an LMS. Last year, we talked about the Anatomy of an LMS Administrator as a two-part series, where we got a day-in-the-life glimpse of what an LMS Administrator needs for success. However, there now is a new title to add to this diagram – The Anatomy of a Virtual LMS Administrator.
Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
Because association education programs are based on industry standards, the learning outcomes are consistent and it is easy for employers to recognize the validity of skills and competencies achieved. The authors note that associations are very skilled at providing education through conferences, meetings and events, and that many associations offer a variety of online learning experiences.
Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments
APRIL 30, 2014
But with the growth of new learning technologies and with members facing more and more change and a need for continual learning, associations are missing out on an even bigger opportunity. To grow this opportunity, associations can learn from corporate training departments. In addition, a corporate university can develop custom learning that is adapted to their industries.
New to Docebo LMS: 9 ways to supercharge your online training platform
JUNE 20, 2016
improves upon functionalities our clients are familiar with, while adding a host of brand new applications and features exclusive to the Docebo learning management system (LMS). This update, available for anyone to try for 14 days, supports companies’ blended learning strategies with a modular approach for social and informal learning (a la the 70:20:10 learning model).
Upcoming Webinar: Get To Know OpenSesame Plus
MAY 27, 2014
On Tuesday June 3 at 10:00am PDT , we''ll be providing you an exclusive look at the features and benefits of OpenSesame Plus in a 45-minute introductory webinar. OpenSesame’s Product Manager, Abby Miles, will walk you through: Providers and topics available through Plus. Integrating OpenSesame Plus into your learning management system. Pricing options.
21 top elearning communities
AUGUST 24, 2016
Join thousands of other L&D professionals who are learning from each other in these elearning communities. Learning and Skills Group. Elearning network. The eLearning Guild. Instructional Design & E-Learning Professionals’. eLearning Global Network. Elearning edge. Learning design. Elearning heroes. eLearning Industry.
‘Ninja’ Tricks To Personalize ELearning
MAY 22, 2015
Despite all of the great advantages of elearning, people aren’t always fond of it. If live instruction isn’t possible, then it isn’t uncommon for people to pursue webinars. In other words, there is an isolation factor to elearning that has to be addressed. By way of example, we provide two quick ways of doing this when using the LearnDash WordPress LMS.
Is the LMS Dead?
APRIL 20, 2011
Every now and then the blogosphere buzzes about whether the LMS (Learning Management System) is still the best way to manage training. Others say the LMS is quickly being supplanted by the proliferation of PLEs (personal learning environments — where individuals construct their own mashup of Web sites, blogs, social network contacts, e-books and magazines, asynchronous courses, and other resources) which support informal learning. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Blogger at E-Learning 24/7. What Will the New LMS Be? Plenty.
Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning
MAY 28, 2015
What do you think of when you hear the term eLearning? Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). There are many different types of eLearning, so it isn’t surprising that they can be divided into categories. Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own. Advantages.
6 Steps To Creating Learning Ecosystems (And Why You Should Bother)
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
70:20:10 has shone a spotlight on the limits of formal learning. In contrast, social and experiential learning continue to be veritable goldmines of productivity, placing learners at the centre of their story and demanding a major shift from Learning & Development professionals. That’s where learning ecosystems come in. technology platforms (LMS, wikis, intranets).
6 Important Considerations When Building Your Corporate Training Strategy
MARCH 10, 2016
With an increasing number of enterprises and organizations adopting eLearning, or extending their existing online training programs, eLearning has now become an essential tool for business development. Merely deploying an eLearning solution and hoping for the best, however, will just not do. Now it’s time to make your corporate training strategy concrete.
LMS Gamification Webinar: To make you Love e-Learning!
JUNE 20, 2016
Join the Webinar on. >> Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 12:00 pm EST << Why Attend? You should be attending the webinar, if you want to-. 1. Simply understand how gamification is used in e-learning. 2. Switch over to a fully equipped gamified LMS, that makes learning a joyful experience. 3. WATCH THE WEBINAR TO LEARN ABOUT: 1.
How to calculate eLearning ROI
AUGUST 4, 2016
The processes we created help us to better understand how our LMS fits important use cases and to ensure all of our work is customer-focused. Companies that believe in the value of training now have another question to ask: what’s the Return on Investment (ROI) of eLearning when compared to traditional forms? eLearning eliminates many of these costs. Faster training delivery.
Webinar Blackboard Slides - Weekly Best of eLearning Learning
eLearning Learning Posts
AUGUST 3, 2009
Best of eLearning Learning. You can receive these weekly hot lists by subscribing to the Best of eLearning Learning. Upcoming Free Online Webinars. CoachingOurselves 2hr Workshop for Individual Managers , Thursday, August 06, 2009. The Business Case for Measurement of Learning, Thursday, August 06, 2009. Your Social Learning System As A Profit Center, Friday, August 07, 2009. Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging E-Learning With Power Point , Monday, August 10, 2009. White Space - The eLearning Coach , July 27, 2009.
3 Simple Learning Strategies To Implement Today
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
The same is true in corporate learning. To improve corporate learning in your organization here are three strategies to evaluate against to ensure you are ahead of your learners and not just reacting to a current need: Mobile Learning. Your LMS’s ability to be accessed from an iPhone isn’t mobile learning and it isn’t going to cut it. Microlearning.
3 LMS Must-Have’s to Support Synchronous eLearning
OCTOBER 22, 2014
One of the biggest benefits of e-learning is the flexibility it offers, learners anywhere around the world can all become a part of the same course and learning community. With all of this flexibility and the ability to cater to each learner’s preferred learning style, most e-learning course strategies are divided into what is known as synchronous and asynchronous learning categories.
The top 10 opportunity costs for single source content strategy
Dawn of Learning
JUNE 13, 2014
When you think about your company''s digital learning content strategy, what''s the first thing that comes to mind? eLearning Courses? Bersin defines High Impact Learning Organizations as those organizations that distinguish themselves by very effectively and efficiently providing learning solutions that support key business objectives. Virtual Classrooms?
Free Webinar on Selecting an LMS
SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
Looking for all the help you can get while you hunt down the best learning management system for your association? So if you’re available for this Brandon Hall Webinar, it could be worth your time: Wednesday, September 7, from 1-2 p.m. aLearning Strategies eLearning Resources LMS Webinars Brandon Hall business planningThough targeted to “medium and small businesses, any free help is worth checking out. Eastern Daylight time. To register, follow this link: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/773178310.
Why should you invest in eLearning?
APRIL 28, 2015
Look around you, eLearning is as common as the devices around us. Savings of trainings Seriously, the initial set-up costs for a learning management system and eLearning are at an all time low, now with the rise of the “cloud” Once completely set up, you will notice that you no longer need to print out training manuals or even pay for on-site facilitators.