Education learning management system trends
APRIL 27, 2012
Many in the education market are still in love with open source systems, such as Moodle. That is why there is an uptick in the number of commercial systems available in the education sector. Mobile Learning. Social Learning. Exam management – no big surprise here.
Continuing Education and Learning Management Systems
MARCH 31, 2011
I'm hoping that readers can weigh in on both aspects: (1) specific thoughts or suggestions on LMS products that might fit and (2) how do you get answers to questions like this? Continuing Education Requirements Requirement #1: The LMS needs the ability to apply multiple types of continuing education credits to a single course, have the user select multiple types of credits to obtain and print certificates with the appropriate wording for the desired credit(s).
Adding YouTube Videos to Your Learning Management System
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
That last metric stating that 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute , should generate eureka squeals of joy from learning content developers. A search for “ Management Skills ” returns 36,600 results. YouTube is by far the world’s most popular video site.
Top 13 LMS (and Learning Technology) Blogs
APRIL 15, 2010
The LMS market is heating up by the day for past many months now and it looks like it is going, more or less, as predicted by Bersin & Associates about 6 months back – The LMS market: hotter than ever. Bersin & Associates – Learning on the Leading Edge.
7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know
SEPTEMBER 3, 2015
We all have a boss and even our best ideas require an explanation, so before you get an LMS, start designing courses, and tracking learner progress, you’ll need to get his or her approval. Will we need an LMS? Will you train managers to become leaders?
Ten Must-Have Features In A Mobile-LMS
JUNE 11, 2010
Even with the present challenges mobile learning of non-standard screens, operating systems, browser support there is no real doubt that mobile learning is fast becoming widely accepted to deliver and help manage activities around learning delivery.
How to revamp your learning model
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
and The ILE and the FLE in harmony , I advocate the development of a virtual Informal Learning Environment (ILE) to work in tandem with the Formal Learning Environment (FLE) to support both the learning process and its administration. Informal learning. Formal learning.
LMS: Strategy or Tool?
MARCH 18, 2010
LMS is a fairly common and used (or over-used) phrase in eLearning parlance and means, primarily a software system that allows customers to do a few or many things when it comes to adopting eLearning as a part of the overall Learning strategy.
Learning Management Systems: Expert Advice
The eLearning Coach
APRIL 28, 2010
In the market for a Learning Management System? Post from: The eLearning Coach Learning Management Systems: Expert Advice. Tags: BUSINESS learning management software learning management system lms Tom Werner, an expert in these technologies, guides the way.
Maximize Workforce Performance with an LMS
OCTOBER 27, 2015
In your opinion, what is a social learning management system (LMS) good for? Yes, an LMS can facilitate all this and more. But, what is often overlooked is the idea that an LMS, or an eLearning system, can also increase an employee’s work performance.
On Fire in 2013 – What’s going to be hot in e-learning
SEPTEMBER 19, 2012
For each of these items in e-learning. The challenge is how a 3rd party authoring tools using TinCan can auto upload their new built courses directly into a LMS that supports TinCan. . Just as you can with PENS authoring tools and the systems that support PENS (i.e M-Learning.
Top 10 LMSs for 2013
FEBRUARY 28, 2013
Back again to bring this first in a series of rankings for the top ten learning management systems for 2013. Still listed as a social learning management system, they have made some new strides that really work for me. Support of the iPad, thus mobile learning. Charging to remove their name of the system. 9 Absorb LMS. The system is still very strong and they have updated their UI. 7 eLogic Learning. Social learning.
LMS Gamification: Are We Having Fun Yet?
MARCH 30, 2017
What is LMS gamification ? It’s not about playing games in a learning management system. In other words, it’s about tools and techniques that work together in a LMS to create a more engaging and effective learning experience.
LMS – All You Ever Wanted To Know
MAY 26, 2011
Almost a year back, the LMS was under fire from many corners and questions were being raised about its very future. Experts around the world were contemplating if the LMS will survive. This is evident as we look at changing role of LMS in Training Companies. The Best Value LMS.
2015 Talented Learning LMS Vendor Award Recipients
NOVEMBER 18, 2015
Learning management systems didn’t die. Quick LMS History. Corporate LMSs were invented almost 30 years ago to manage and report on the training and compliance of their employees and contractors. The LMS market started changing after the dot com bust in 2001.
Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010
JANUARY 18, 2010
Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” Lots of managers will choose to look the other way.
UpsideLMS Sweeps 5 Brandon Hall Excellence In Technology Awards (2010)
MAY 2, 2011
Earlier today, we received emails from Brandon-Hall Group letting us know that our best value LMS – UpsideLMS – has won 5 Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Awards (2010) awards. The only LMS to have won these many awards. Learning Management Technology for Blended or Informal Learning. Learning Management Technology for Compliance Training. Learning Management Technology for Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses.
Udemy for you and me
AUGUST 12, 2013
It seems like every time you blink, another free tool becomes available to help you create online learning resources. Udemy has actually been around since 2010, but I only recently decided to dabble in it.
Future of Learning Technology – 2015
MAY 7, 2010
The Learning Circuits Big Question this month asks – “ What will the workplace learning technology look like in 2015 ”. The question is inspired from a post by Derek Morrsion – Technology to Enhance Learning in 2015 , quite an interesting post, a must read.
When or When Not to Use Open Source LMS?
FEBRUARY 22, 2010
– this is what a client’s IT Manager commented after looking at technology requirements sheet of our Wizdom LMS in a presentation last week (It’s built on.Net, and uses Windows Server, IIS, & MS SQL/Oracle as back-end platform). How about open source vs. proprietary LMS’s?
Training Companies and LMS
DECEMBER 24, 2010
Training Companies needed to enable themselves with the tools and technologies needed to go online with their training material and find the right systems and backend partners to support them during and after this crucial exercise.
Does An LMS Actually Manage Learning?
MAY 19, 2010
During the time I posted my last post – The LMS – Will it survive? In one of these posts, a question was raised whether an LMS can actually manage learning. Since it is called Learning Management System, it implies management of ‘learning’ or does it?
Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K
JULY 23, 2012
The argument that you have to spend over 50K to find a sweet LMS is totally bogus. What is true is that there are plenty of awesome systems for less than 25K and even sweet systems with very nice feature sets for under 10K. I’m not talking about freebies such as Moodle or Sakai, but actually commercial systems. These are folks who are going to use your system. Do these systems have customers with more than 10,000 users? AJ LMS - UI is average.
Introducing UpsideLMS V5.0 – Best Value LMS With Stunning GUI
JANUARY 23, 2012
is generating a lot of excitement at Upside Learning. Our stunning, best value Learning Management System , UpsideLMS v5.0, is built to include features that trainers and learners have always wanted in an LMS. The release of the new UpsideLMS version – 5.0,
Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010
eLearning Learning Posts
JUNE 9, 2010
Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. learning is a mix of formal and informal , not one or the other.
Open Learning Network vs Informal Learning Environment
SEPTEMBER 21, 2010
In the comments section of my previous post, Mike Caulfield kindly pointed me to the article Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network by Jonathan Mott. Mott’s blueprint is the Open Learning Network (OLN). Mine is the Informal Learning Environment (ILE).
Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010
DECEMBER 26, 2010
News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 12/26/2010 Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010 Getting new ideas and tips concerning e-Learning is important to me. Based on my favorite e-Learning blogs I created the following list with my Top 10 e-Learning blog posts for 2010. > Which is your favorite e-Learning blog post for 2010?
Online courses must die!
JULY 7, 2010
These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS. If we dispense with online courses in favour of PDFs, how can we incorporate interactivity into the learning experience? Enter the Informal Learning Environment (ILE).
Can the ‘big LMS’ break clear of formal training?
Clive on Learning
JANUARY 12, 2011
I must confess it is now four months since I received an in-depth demonstration from the people at Saba of their People Systems Suites. First off, it’s worth noting that Saba does not seem to have been suffering like so many of its competitors through the downturn: It gained 113 new customers in 2010, which was a record year. Addressing this tall order takes a new breed of Learning Management System (LMS).” learning management systems
Total Cost of Ownership for Learning Management System
JUNE 8, 2010
Mostly when one budgets for a learning management system (LMS), major emphasis is only given on LMS license cost and annual maintenance cost. Tip – Based on our experience from Wizdom LMS installations, concurrent user (CCU) load typically ranges between 0.5
Open Source eLearning Tools
OCTOBER 13, 2010
Beyond that, probably the best thing to do is to use eLearning Learning to go through it’s open source eLearning and open source eLearning Tools. Of course, I’d recommend skimming through eLearning Learning to find the latest and greatest. Upside Learning Blog , April 29, 2010 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? Applications in Learning - eLearning Technology , March 3, 2008 Have LMSs Jumped The Shark?
Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2010
JANUARY 6, 2011
So we thought it would be interesting to look back upon the Upside Learning blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2010. Here are Upside Learning’s Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2010. The Advent of Mobile Learning Technology.
How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning
MARCH 8, 2010
Twitter has become the number 1 tool for learning in just three years – voted by hundreds of learning professionals in this survey at Jane Hart’s site. Organizations are using these tools for workplace learning and performance support.
Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning
OCTOBER 17, 2010
eFront News from the e-learning frontier 10/17/2010 Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning As an e-Learning consultant I always was fun of open source software.