The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions
JANUARY 9, 2017
Hands down, our learning technology “predictions” list is our favorite post to develop each year. Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. Free Webinar.
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.
Ditching the formal performance review? Kineo shares 3 Elements for Success
From Performance Management. is managed and how organizations are moving. management approach to a more dynamic. elements to work together: Motivation: Managers have to want to do it and employees have. challenge than you think) Skills: Managers must have the capability to execute. 3www.kineo.com | email@example.com | 312-846-6656 4One of the pillars of a performance development system is the. weirdly close-mouthed, hesitating to tell their manager boss that. company’s strategy, or their colleague the several ways they are. managers.
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.
2016 eLearning Hype Curve Predictions
DECEMBER 23, 2015
This year, we are placing our annual (and very popular) learning technology predictions on the the hype cycle. Our 2016 eLearning predictions set in terms of Gartner’s hype cycle. Online learning lags behind other industries in adopting new technologies. Investment in Internet-enabled learning devices come along years later. webinar). eventually.
New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology
JANUARY 3, 2017
Back at the office, this process is paralleled as the new year kick-starts strategic planning sessions to set goals for association management, covering everything from membership growth and retention to updating education and certification programs. The key step to a designing a new strategy or plan for association learning is to set achievable goals.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
New Partnership for eLearning Thought Leaders Webinar Series
DECEMBER 20, 2016
Web Courseworks is excited to announce our partnership with.OrgCommunity for the 2017 eLearning Thought Leaders webinar series. Starting on January 24 th from 11:30 – 12:30 pm CT, next year’s series will bring you expertise from a range of topics in eLearning. We are looking forward to another great webinar series in 2017. Mobile Learning: A Practical Strategy.
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.
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.
Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List
DECEMBER 28, 2016
When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? Are any LMS vendors on that list? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. I’m not an LMS vendor. But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward.
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.
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).
The top 10 opportunity costs for single source content strategy
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?
‘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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Registration Now Open for May and June Webinars
APRIL 26, 2013
Absorb LMS Tips and Tricks. Join Absorb LMS team members for a fast-paced presentation of their favorite Absorb LMS tips and tricks. Whether you’re an Absorb LMS customer, use a different learning management system, or are considering acquiring your first LMS, this session will likely give you ideas on how you can optimize the management of your learning initiatives to provide a rewarding experience for your learners. Does Your LMS Focus on the User Experience? Bersin & Blatant Media Webinar.
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.