WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations
DECEMBER 12, 2016
For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TrainingPressReleases.com ) – WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named as the #1 Association Learning Management System for the second consecutive year in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards 2016.
ASAE Annual Meeting 2016: Come see the new version of TopClass LMS!
JULY 14, 2016
The next version of TopClass LMS will be launched to coincide with the ASAE Annual Meeting and Expo. We have also included some helpful and attractive user experience updates, to make getting started with TopClass even easier for learning administrators, and we can’t wait to show you! TopClass LMS, the most flexible way to truly integrate with your AMS. We have big news!
What’s new in TopClass LMS version 10?
AUGUST 16, 2016
The new version of TopClass LMS (Learning Management System) is here and we are excited to share with you the great new features that make participation more rewarding for professional learners and simplify the delivery of learning for administrators. New Features in TopClass LMS version 10. Getting Started with TopClass. Want more than a sneak peek at TopClass 10?
Explore TopClass LMS at ASI Europe Insight Day 2016
OCTOBER 5, 2016
TopClass LMS, the flexible way to integrate learning with iMIS. The flexibility of TopClass LMS provides powerful learning solutions for iMIS customers through an off-the-shelf integration with iMIS 15 and iMIS 20. The robust and configurable integration allows associations to easily align TopClass LMS with their internal processes and information needs.
Driving Results at 7th Annual Higher Logic Super Forum
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Gilles Defer and Mike Bourassa will be representing WBT Systems and will be demonstrating our award-winning Learning Management System for Associations , TopClass, which is fully integrated with the Higher Logic platform. TopClass LMS and Higher Logic Enable your Members to Learn and Engage Like Never Before! Measure. Manage. Seamlessly Track Activity to Increase eLearning Revenue.
3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
” TopClass Learning Management System is integrated with Higher Logic Online Community Platform to help you connect and engage with your learners. Together TopClass and Higher Logic: Enhance Engagement with Social Learning. They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. Extend the Conversation.
Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016
DECEMBER 3, 2016
WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. Enhance your education programs with social and collaborative learning features in the new TopClass 10 LMS. ” Collaborate with Social Learning. Extend the conversation with learning communities. Connect
Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success
JULY 12, 2016
By using TopClass Learning Management System to deliver their blended learning program, Fidelity, Gamma Phi Beta can now easily create and maintain their online content themselves, and can manually set the course completion status for learners when offline components have been completed. TopClass Successful Delivery of Blended Learning with an LMS.
4 Stages of Falling in Love with your LMS
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
We were shown an impressive demo of TopClass working in sync with Personify and it had a professional look and feel that blew the competition away.”. Every aspect of the TopClass implementation has been flawless. It One of the key advantages of using TopClass over our previous open source LMS was the excellent support we’ve received. Stage One: Falling in Love.
eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS
OCTOBER 4, 2016
Below is an example of each of these question types from TopClass LMS. To ensure the uploaded file is the original work of the student, you may wish to include an acknowledgement or verification question, such as in the example shown below from TopClass LMS, where the student ticks the box to verify this is their work. What Type of Assessment to Choose? Formative Assessment.
Why Digital Badges are the Future of Association Education
AUGUST 23, 2016
With this in mind, TopClass LMS recently enhanced its social learning offering by providing an intuitive means to add, maintain, award, display, expire, and share digital badges for association education and certification programs. Users can use the TopClass Badges Repository on demand to: Add new Badges. Why are Digital Badges the future of Association Education? Publish Badges.
Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
WBT Systems have been working with associations, private training organizations, and extended enterprise to successfully implement world-class learning solutions with TopClass LMS for more than 20 years. We are honored to be asked to share our experience in this eBook, and delighted to share the contribution from our CTO, Linda Bowers with you here. How will you define your requirements?
Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
For example, TopClass LMS will allow you to easily manage registrations and set up wait-lists for over-subscribed sessions, and can automatically enroll wait-listed learners if space frees up or if another room is made available. Associations Blog TopClass annual conference association Association LMS CEU Tracking learning management system LMS LMS Success Reporting
Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference. Have you got a plan? As with any big event, the key to making the most of your time there is in the planning. Tuesday 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations
AUGUST 30, 2016
Let us show you what you can achieve with TopClass LMS : Request a Demo Today. Associations Blog eLearning Tips association Digital Badges elearning LMS LMS Success Online education tips Social Learning TopClassWhat is Social Learning? Many people assume that social learning emerged with the development of social media, but this is not the case. Content . Connect . Collaborate .
Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education
JULY 19, 2016
With TopClass LMS , learners can also share course details from the catalog on their social networks or by email to their peers. With a good Association LMS, like TopClass , you can easily filter and search your content by subject area or career specialization, associated credit type, or other criteria. Have you tried curating content for your education programs?
OpenBadges: Increasing Visibility of Association Education
OCTOBER 18, 2016
This is leading to the availability of several platforms offering digital badge solutions , including a few learning management systems, such as TopClass LMS. TopClass LMS has introduced digital badges with full OpenBadges compatibility in the latest release. Digital badges inspire new pathways to learning and connect learners to opportunities, resources, and one another ”.
Enhance eLearning Assessment to Maintain Learner Engagement
AUGUST 9, 2016
Screenshots from the examples shown are based on the WBT Systems ‘ TopClass LMS online content editor. If you would like some tips on enhancing eLearning assessment to maintain learner engagement with your content, why not request a demo of TopClass LMS and see how else it could help you to take your education programs to the next level? skills to hand. Video. Click on Embed.
When is it time for a new Association LMS?
MAY 31, 2016
One association that has now adopted TopClass LMS told us that the reason they switched was that their previous LMS, which was open source, did not integrate fully with their AMS. Since switching to TopClass LMS, they have experienced significant productivity gains, and are now able to focus more on developing high quality educational content for their members. Are You Wasting Time?
How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual Expo 2016
AUGUST 2, 2016
Associations Blog eLearning Tips New Releases TopClass ASAE ASAE Annual Conference Association LMS e-Learning elearning learning management system Online education tips WBT SystemsWith less than two weeks to the ASAE Annual Meeting and Expo 2016 , the largest event for Associations each year, we are putting in place our final preparations to exhibit at Booth #515. Are you ready?
3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning
JUNE 14, 2016
To see how the content administration and social learning features of TopClass LMS could help your organization to encourage reflective learning to improve your learners’ performance in their professional careers, request a demo today: Request a Demo Today. Ways to Facilitate Reflective Learning with your LMS. Reflective Learning can be an individual or social practice.
Association Learning Blogs: Most Popular of 2016
JUNE 20, 2016
If you have enjoyed these blogs and would like to find out more about Association Learning Management Systems, such as TopClass, request a demo to book a one-on-one walk-through with one of our experienced and helpful team members. One key benefit that can help deliver more value to members is a strong, engaging education program that keeps learners coming back for more training.
LMS, LCMS, Content Authoring: Exploring eLearning Tools
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Certain learning management systems, like TopClass LMS, will include a testing and question pool to enable you to enhance your content and increase learner engagement with quizzes, assessments, and pre- or post-learning surveys. TopClass Learning Management System supports all eLearning content standards, including SCORM, AICC, and Experience or TinCan API. Multimedia content.
Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
Whether you choose to use the inbuilt eCommerce features, as in TopClass LMS, or choose to integrate with the eCommerce features in your AMS or CRM, you should be able to easily facilitate the sale of both online and offline content, and enable the association to provide attractive special pricing for discounts and bundled content offers, or facilitate tiered pricing for members and non-members.
Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?
DECEMBER 13, 2016
TopClass Learning Management System was recently named the #1 Association LMS Solution in the world , for the second consecutive year. If you would like to see how WBT Systems and TopClass could help you to improve your education and certification programs in 2017, please request a demo. Which association learning trends will still be important as we move forward into 2017?
Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!
JANUARY 17, 2017
To see an Association Learning Management System your members will love, request a demo of TopClass LMS today! When implementing a new Association LMS, or upgrading your existing system, one of the top worries is “How will we get our members and new learners to use this new system?” Ensuring members are engaged in learning is a key challenge for associations. Request a Demo Today.
Is your Association a Learning Organization?
JANUARY 31, 2017
If you would like to learn more about how technology can help your association to innovate, maintain competitiveness and become a learning organization, request a demo of TopClass Learning Management System. . Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization becomes more like a community that members can feel a commitment to. Is your Association a Learning Organization.
Top 20 Learning Management Systems 2013-14
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
This is for the “Enterprise” edition and not “Maestro” #19 WBT Systems TopClass 9.4 – The first LMS to include the functionality of “Big Data” Responsive UI for mobile and offers dedicated single cloud for multi-tenant clients. In an earlier post, I presented the top ten LMSs of 2013-14, but held back on announcing the top 20. Not anymore. Below are my top 20 rankings for 2013-14. Before the Top 20, here are the. Top Three Open Source LMSs of 2013-14. One of these vendors is listed in my top 50. Moodle ranks #46. 2. The Top Twenty.
What’s the Difference between Selling and Marketing eLearning?
MAY 24, 2016
For some LMS solutions, such as TopClass , embedding your LMS course catalog on your website also enables social sharing of course details. If you would like a closer look at how TopClass LMS integrated with your association website can help you to successfully promote your education and certification programs to a wider audience of learners, ask us for a demo today!
Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
The recent whitepaper, “ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, has generated significant conversation online about how associations need to lead change with education programs , as associations are uniquely poised to help bridge the growing gap between academic training and employers needs. But we can’t stop there. Company employees are busier than ever.
The 5 E’s of Generating Non-Dues Revenue from eLearning
JULY 26, 2016
Whether you choose to use the inbuilt eCommerce features, as in TopClass LMS , or choose to integrate with the eCommerce features in your AMS, you should be able to easily use coupons, tokens and multiple pricing options to manage content sales from your public and private catalogs, to members and non-members. Extend your Reach to a Wider Audience. Encourage Participation in eLearning.
How To Design a Digital Badge Strategy
DECEMBER 6, 2016
We will be exhibiting at Booth #615 and displaying the latest social learning and digital badge features of our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System. Dramatic changes have occurred in how learning is recognized, accredited and validated. Digital Badges are a part of these changes and are set to make a big impact on education and certification programs in 2017. Figure 1. Earners.
Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses
JULY 5, 2016
Find out how a learning management system, such as TopClass LMS , could help your association to deliver relevant, impactful education programs to support your members’s career development, and help your learners to see the benefit of association eLearning programs over free online courses. Lower fees for learners due to the lower costs of delivering education online.
Summer School? No, time to evaluate LMS performance
JUNE 28, 2016
Get in touch if you would like to know how TopClass LMS can help with the success or short-comings of your training programs. How to ensure School’s NOT Out for Summer. Those dreaded words from years ago….summer summer school. The last thing you wanted to do on the summertime was more learning! What are the outcomes of your training programs? How do test scores look? Request a Demo Today.