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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

MoodleCloud | Free Moodle Hosting for Single Classroom Installations

Lambda Solutions

Intended for teachers who are looking to implement online learning to 50 users or less, MoodleCloud provides a free Moodle Hosting site for those who are working with no budget. Moodle hostingCalling all educators! Yesterday Moodle released MoodleCloud designed specifically to help educators that are looking for small installations of Moodle.

Why Companies Love Hosted Learning Management Systems

TOPYX LMS

In the article The Top 5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Learning Management Systems , a hosted LMS is defined as “a web-based platform that companies can use to deliver, track and report on online courses assigned to their employees to complete. This straightforward description of a fully-hosted LMS will provide clarity for those considering eLearning system options. Jeffrey A. topyx.com.

The Benefits of SaaS: Hosted LMS

Association eLearning

It means software that is hosted on the provider’s servers instead of servers in-house. Because you aren’t purchasing hardware and hiring IT support staff to go along with your software solution, your up-front costs are lower than they would be if you simply purchased an LMS that was not hosted elsewhere. SaaS stands for Software as a Service. How does it work? What are the benefits?

Blended Training: A Host of Delivery Methods to Choose From

CommLab India

Blending different training delivery methods gives your employees a chance to learn and work at the same time. As a matter of fact, a paper by Charles D. Dziuban indicates that Blended Learning ranks high in terms of satisfaction among both instructors and learners. But what are the other benefits you gain by implementing blended learning in your training? Cuts down training costs:  . ”  .

Defence Housing Australia & BOL awarded LearnX Platinum for Deployment of a Hosted LMS

B Online Learning

We are pleased to announce Defence Housing Australia (DHA)with B Online Learning have won the PLATINUM LearnX Impact Award 2015 for Best New Technology Implementation – Deployment of a Hosted LMS. DHA has more than 650 employees throughout Australia with 16 regional offices and four call centres. Prior to 2012 training was decentralised with minimal record […]. Articulate LearnFlex Tips Learning Management System elearning eLearning News LearnFlex learning management system learnx

The Benefits of Hosting Hackathons

OpenSesame

Going to hackathons or even hosting them can give you premier access to the best and most intelligent minds. We have been seeing the growing popularity of hackathons all around the world. There are a lot of factors that contribute to this phenomenon--the increasing size of our tech-reliant society, a growth in computer science engineers, and the popularity of entrepreneurship. Who knows?

Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How

CommLab India

There are many sites you can host your corporate videos on – for free. You can even host your corporate training videos on them. If you host them on public sites, there are chances of unauthorized usage. So, it’s better to host your corporate training videos on a Learning Management System (LMS). Some More Reasons to Host Training Videos on an LMS.

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Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague  RJ Jacquez   (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant. He also actively shares mLearning information via his Facebook Page. More on this week’s topics: 1. New Trend?

Productivity Wednesday: Host a Digital Detox Hour

OpenSesame

Hosting a digital detox hour will give you an opportunity to connect with fellow employees, and ultimately increase productivity work Being a small business or a startup, it is challenging to provide a productive and stress-free work environment for your employees. For this week’s Productivity Wednesday, we have some simple tips to organize and conduct a technology detox hour at work.

Comparing Video Hosting, Transcribing, and Captioning Tools

CourseArc

First, it’s important to realize that including video content in your courses is a matter of solving two problems: Where is your video being hosted? The hosting question may seem simple: just upload to YouTube, right? However, you can also use videos hosted on other platforms, like YouTube, in your CourseArc courses. The short answer? Okay, So Where Do I Start? Vimeo.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Publish and Host your E-learning on an LMS

CommLab India

Hosting courses developed using e-learning authoring tools on a Learning Management System (LMS) is the most preferred option, because you can: Track learning progress. Related Posts Host Your Corporate Training Videos on Your LMS – Why & How 6 Useful Tips to Implement Blended Learning through an LMS Train Your Staff Using the LMS – Sans E-learning.

The Best WordPress Host We Know

LearnDash

The very nature of LearnDash means that we are often helping people across a variety of hosting platforms. Keeping up with all of the various host offerings is a bit daunting. There are generic, shared hosts. WordPress specific hosts. It is easy to get overwhelmed in this industry, and sometimes the hosts with the biggest advertising budgets end up with the most business… Enter LightningBase. We have been using LightningBase for quite some time to host our sites. Dedicated servers. Virtual servers. Managed servers. So on and so forth. Seriously.

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Association LMS Selection Guru, Jeff Cobb, to Host Webinar

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb has recently added webinars and C-level breakfasts to round out his consultation offerings to the Association space. His upcoming webinar, entitled “ Essentials of LMS Selection: Getting It Right the First Time ,” is slated for March 17 th. I am thrilled that Jeff and Celisa had the can-do spirit to build a research and consulting practice dedicated to Association eLearning.

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Host Student Websites with Google Drive

Visual Lounge

problem I ran into when I was teaching a basic web design course was that I didn’t have a good way to host or display student websites. little detail about Google is that you can now host web pages using folders in your Google Drive account. Host with Google Drive. Now, the hosting. Remember, you can host any media (photos or videos) in this public folder as well.

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BLP Hosts “Game Design Day” for the Children of Dayspring Center

Bottom-Line Performance

Here are some of the additional ways we have gotten involved with Dayspring in past years: Painted rooms in the shelter and hosted a concert/party for the residents. We hosted and led multiple gameplay sessions, including a huge one at the 2012 Spirit and Place Festival. Last Friday, 20 young people from Dayspring Center’s Camp Discovery program visited our offices.

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Hosting a CoffeeEDU

Visual Lounge

Well, have we got an answer for you: host a CoffeeEDU ! Check out CoffeeEDU and learn how to host your own! So, you’re ready to host your own now, right? The post Hosting a CoffeeEDU appeared first on TechSmith Blogs. Are you an educator who wants to learn from others and get inspired? CoffeeEDU is the brainchild of edTech superstar, Alice Keeler. No rules. It is.

LMS Hosting with a Digital Media Library

Lambda Solutions

Moodle hostingThe idea behind online learning and eLearning, is to utilize technology to engage learners with course material in a dynamic and interactive way. Modern online courses often incorporate elements such as rich video production, audio narration, flash animation, interactive learning games, and more.

Mobile Learning Analyst RJ Jacquez to guest host #TalkTech chat on mLearning, HTML5, and more.

Bottom-Line Performance

We are pleased to announce that our friend and colleague  RJ Jacquez   (@rjacquez) will be guest hosting our weekly #TalkTech chat this Thursday, May 17th at 3 pm EST. RJ is a former Senior Evangelist for Adobe who now spends his time as a Mobile Learning Analyst and consultant. His blog, The m-Learning Revolution Blog , is a highly regarded resource for the latest in mLearning news, trends, and analysis. He also actively shares mLearning information via his Facebook Page. Just use the #TalkTech hashtag to participate. More on this week’s topics: 1. New Trend?

Deloitte Hosts Event for Female Leaders

CLO Magazine

13 Deloitte hosted more than 60 first-year female MBAs from the country''s top business schools Jan. More than 60 first-year MBAs attend event at Deloitte University. New York — Jan. 10-12 at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas, for the Deloitte Women''s Leadership Launch. During the three-day event, the students engaged in interactive modules focused on preparing them to own, lead and live their careers and lives. • Understanding individualized business chemistry to achieve common goals. • Determining how to align expectations of self, significant other and employer.

Self-hosted or cloud LMS? 5 questions to help you decide

LearnUpon

Choosing between a cloud LMS and self-hosted solution is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. With a self-hosted solution, you’ll need to decide how major applications, like servers, databases and load balancers, will be resourced and budgeted. self-hosted platform may be a better fit if every application in your organization must follow the same architecture.

3 Major Reasons You Should Host Your Own LMS

LearnDash

With today’s trend of SaaS, it can be easy to forget the benefits of hosting your own LMS. Here are the top 3 reasons why you should host your own LMS: 1. If your business has decent size servers, then depending on the number of courses and frequency of their use, you can certainly host your own LMS. wordpress lms

5 Things To Look Out For While Choosing An LMS

Origin Learning

Web Hosting. If you have a dedicated IT department that can work to provide tireless 24/7 support and backup, self-hosting is for you. Whichever hosting method you choose, your LMS must be easy to integrate with third party applications. Choosing the right Learning Management System is an arduous task and if not done carefully, may lead to a substantial waste of time and money.

#TalkTech Guest Host RJ Jacquez Discusses Benefits of “Flipped” Approach to Twitter Chats in Weekly Podcast

Bottom-Line Performance

We then pick three and post them out a few hours before the chat to give participants time to prepare.  RJ describes his experience hosting #TalkTech in the audio clip below. In the past, we would have needed to reserve a conference room or host a call… now we can just gather on Twitter. RJ did an excellent job curating content and leading our discussion.

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Totara Cloud on its Way for Small Learning Environments

Lambda Solutions

cloud hosting TotaraTotara recently announced the launch of Totara Cloud, which will become available later this month. If you are a small business or proprietorship who needs a corporate learning management system for a handful of people, then TotaraCloud is for you.

Training: A Primer For Hosting Live, Online (Virtual) Classes

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In addition, the corporate training facility could only handle a set number of attendees making it impossible to host large groups. What Do You Need to Host an Online Meeting/Training Event? These days, the technology you need to begin hosting virtual sessions is minimal. It doesn't matter if you're a PC user or a Macintosh die-hard, both platforms can be used to host virtual spaces. While you can access the Internet wirelessly, I'd encourage to host your online sessions via a hard-wired connection. no fooling. All that you need is: A computer.

6 ways a cloud course management system can save you money

gomo learning

cloud course management system is for the organizations who are hellbent on getting learning content out quickly and don’t have time for the hosting and RFPs (or cost) associated with implementing an LMS. Blog cloud ELL hosting and distributionYou could argue that the platform and delivery of your e-learning content is the most crucial part of learning and development. Enjoy the read?

6 Advantages of Hosting Videos on an LMS [Infographic]

CommLab India

The challenge comes when you want to host a training session online, to deliver it to a global audience. The huge file size of videos may create problems while hosting them online on a normal server. So it’s better to host your training videos on a Learning Management System (LMS). Hosting your training videos on an LMS offers you quite a few advantages.

Host the Smart Player on Your Own Website

Visual Lounge

” I’ve got some good news: You only need to care about those extra files if you’re hosting your video on your own website and you want the video to play in our Smart Player. (If sharing via Screencast.com, you don’t need to worry about the files either–it will just work.). Questions about hosting the Smart Player? Why do I care about the Smart Player?

#TinCanAPI to Guest Host this Week’s Pre-DevLearn #TalkTech

Bottom-Line Performance

Our friends at Tin Can API will be hosting this week’s TalkTech chat… and we will be talking Tin Can for the full 30 minutes. #TalkTech is a Twitter chat on learning and technology that happens every Thursday from 3 – 3:30 ET. It’s a great opportunity for those attending DevLearn to get their Tin Can – related questions answered before heading to the conference.

eLearning Host List February

Tony Karrer

Using various social signals we came up with the following as being the hot items during February 2009 via eLearning Learning. You can find a bit more on this capability in the post Hot List. Enjoy. Top Posts and other Items The ‘Least Assistance’ Principle eLearning is not the answer Multi-Generational Learning in the Workplace Here’s How I Built That PowerPoint E-Learning Template Informal learning - what is it? What Goes in the LMS? Browse eLearning Content

Product Review: Litmos LMS

eLearning 24-7

API E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning hosted Litmos LMS mobile learning Product Review SAAS SCORM Uncategorized craig weiss elearning vendors learning management system litmosSo what makes a Lite LMS different from a Standard LMS? Analytics and thus reports are not as robust as some of the standard systems,  typically lesser amount of reports than a standard system. To Do.

100,000 Edublog Hosted Blogs

Tony Karrer

Edublogs just announced they are hosting 100,000 Edublogs. In fact we've currently got more like 103,000 blogs, separated over four sites (63K on edublogs.org and 39K spread across the student sites). In September at edublogs.org alone we racked up 268,638 unique visitors, who dropped by 904,053 times enjoying 13,701,840 page views while sucking up almost 500Gig bandwidth. And that's just that one site's blogs. guess this is probably enough to say that blogging has taken off as a tool for learning in educational environments

SAAS (Hosted) LMS and Vendor Questions

eLearning 24-7

What is SAAS and why is hosted better than having it on your own servers.  The bottom line without getting technical or overly detailed, the solution is hosted on your vendor’s servers and not hosted on your internal servers. Hosting does offer very tight and safe security, and access is via the internet, even if you go through your VPN (Virtual Private Network). So in the case of a LMS/LCMS, it is hosted on your vendor’s servers and can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection and a browser (that they support), anywhere in the world.