IAR Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

When the Indiana Association of REALTORS decided to move into the “education business” in 2010, they knew they would have their work cut out for them. Download the IAR Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF.

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Proliferating Portals

Clark Quinn

I hear it all the time: I ask “are you using portals?&# And BTW, I’m treating wikis and portals somewhat interchangably here, as wikis can be portals, but portals are another way of users providing resources to each other, and I see technology support for communities of practice to include both the capabilities of collaborative editing of resources (wikis) and storing other relevant materials (portals).

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2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

LMS Products of the Year 2010. I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. The e-commerce component itself includes a robust function set beyond just the ability to accept credit cards; and the look of the site typically appears as a “learning portal&# , clean, crisp and reminds me more of a web page with products (again, depending on the LMS vendor or system) with maybe advertising capabilities included. Extended Enterprise 2010 System of the Year.

LMS and Learning Portal Directory Plus HTML5 Course

eLearning 24-7

Latest: 303 LMS & Learning Portal Vendors. Learning Portals. Again, a learning portal can achieve this – i.e. by you incorporating APIs, mashups or some component of such with code and you are using as a back end a CMS. 35 new tablets will be in the space by the end of Q4 2010. e-learning elearning LMS Open Source e-learning vendors HTML5 learning portal Trends E-Learn Info elearning vendors28 free open source vendors – on 2nd tab.

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Learning Technologies 2010 – Recap

Upside Learning

That’s the message I’ve been hearing loud & clear from Learning Technologies 2010. He shared this video below about their Dare2Share portal that’s really the backbone of social learning at BT. Learning is fast turning Social, Informal, & Mobile.

2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

Upgraded LMS Directory- More Vendors, New Add-ons!

eLearning 24-7

Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS e-learning e-learning vendors hosted learning portal social learning social media elearning learing portal

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Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

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. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. LMS Resources - aLearning , May 8, 2010 I know, I know.

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. 13th, 2010 , I will be launching my own business, E-Learn Info. 13th, 2010 (Monday PT). API E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 learning portal LMS m-learning mobile learning rapid content authoring tool SAAS social learning social media tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized Widgets trends

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

The latest projected number of just iPads to be sold by the end of 2010 is 19 million units. My next new blog post will appear on November 17th, 2010. Tags: E-Learn Info HTML5 LCMS LMS SCORM Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal mobile learning tablet tablets webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

When so many potential customers are seeing the advantages of open source, creating their own learning or VLE portals or seeing the value of various social media types and incorporating them into some type of social learning community, the “do nothing&# spin is well, a time warp into the past. In The Cloud – zinged into your Learning Portal or even a social networking site or group. As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

The latest projected number of iPads and other tablets to be sold by the end of 2010 is 19.5 My next new blog post will appear on November 17th, 2010. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 LCMS learning portal LMS mobile learning SCORM tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. As mentioned earlier, you can select a specific app or apps and then integrate them into your web site or portal. I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system.

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APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Here is just a few of ones I like, that are unique and you could use in your LMS/LCMS/CMS, Learning Portal (caveat: your vendor must be able to accept APIs, otherwise it won’t work). After a quick scan, here is a brief list of some cool Mashups you can use.without having to change the code – and remember you integrate these with your LMS/LCMS, CMS, Learning Portal, etc. Again, either incorporate into your LMS/LCMS/CMS or your learning portal.

The Revolution is Coming: Consumer Tablets and E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Forrester Research projected that in the entire 2010, that 3.5 Tags: HTML5 LCMS LMS Open Source Uncategorized WBT e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning portal m-learning mobile learning social learning social media tablets mlearning tablet The Revolution. Battlefield. E-Learning and all forms within are normally taken via your desktop computer and either hitting your company’s server with your browser or going to a hosted LMS vendor’s solution.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

Tags: E-Learn Info LCMS LMS SAAS e-learning e-learning vendors elearning hosted learning portal social learning social media SAAS.

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If you build it, will they come?

eLearning 24-7

Tags: LCMS LMS Uncategorized e-learning elearning learning portal marketing training strategy

Mediasite Rocks: UW DL conference presentation: Micro-Collaboration

Web Courseworks

Combine the Mediasite Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping.

Sonic Foundry's Media Site

Web Courseworks

Combine the Media Site Recorder with Sonic Foundry’s online hosted content management offerings and you have a distance education portal. The SAAS-based learning management portal for tracking and record keeping.

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My award-winning IQ

E-Learning Provocateur

Today I had the honour of collecting a Best Blended Learning Solution Award (Gold Level) at the 2010 LearnX Asia Pacific Conference. The blended learning solution in question is “IQ&# , an intranet-based portal that I developed for my colleagues at my workplace.

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Now that’s an Enterprise Moodle! -- Kineo Moodle for Retail Giant Tesco

Learning Visions

Kineo has just deployed a Moodle/Joomla learning portal for 400,000 staff at Tesco, the world’s third largest retailer. In case you’re still not sure if the open source LMS Moodle is ready for prime time corporate use, have a second look.

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First Top 25 eLearning Posts of 2010 - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

January 1, 2010 to January 15, 2010. 10 Ways To Learn In 2010 - The eLearning Coach , January 3, 2010 So many cool ways to learn online now. Social Learning Strategies Checklist - Social Enterprise Blog , January 11, 2010 Comprehensive checklist of Social Learning Strategy topics that learning professionals and executives should consider when thinking through their objectives and plans. My mLearning Predictions for 2010 , January 2, 2010.

Portfolio: Web Product Ordering Course

eLearning Brothers

This quick course is a guided tour (also a marketing piece) that shows how to order supplies from the customer’s portal. It begins with a brief company introduction and then tours the product portal.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

con: maintenance) computer (pro: accessibility, maintenance; con: overdesign) Learning portals of the 90s were landing pages of stuff. Not that different from a learning portal, but this has a methodology. Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity?

Information Filtering

Tony Karrer

One of the main points he makes is: In early 2010 it is pretty obvious that nobody needs an other Web portal. No one really wants another web portal. My belief is that there’s a fairly large population that will get value from what are essentially portals that take advantage of social signals (a powerful information filtering mechanism). But since a lot of what a portal can bring is information filtering – I’m not quite so ready to sign up with Harold’s assertion.

Are eLearning Standards Necessary?

Integrated Learnings

Perhaps you are creating more of a 'nice to know' learning initiative that will be launched from a website, not a learning management system or similar portal. By Jay Lambert. This question pops up now and again, particularly with those just starting to offer eLearning courses to their associates. As with most anything, arguments can potentially be made either way. But I typically argue that eLearning standards are necessary.

Sales eLearning – 21 Great Resources

Tony Karrer

A Formula for Storytelling in eLearning - Integrated Learnings , April 6, 2010 When a client asked our team to develop a sales skills enhancement course, we opted to base the training on the methods of the most successful sales person in the department. Work Context: The New Classroom - Living in Learning , March 22, 2010 Fifteen of those years were spent living out of a suitcase as a roving sale trainer and then as a manager.

London, New York, Parramatta

E-Learning Provocateur

Digital economy portal linking local companies, skills, needs, training and opportunities. Connie Malamed recently drew my attention to the How Do I Become President? challenge at Kids.gov.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

8th, 2010). In Q3 2010, the average user on Facebook spent 23 minutes on the site, that is down from 56 minutes on the site previously listed in Q1 and Q2. A study conducted in Q2 2010 found that 60% of people stop using Twitter in the first month after signing up. Learning Portal 16%. If you have a LMS, LCMS, CMS or Learning Portal: Offer some type of social learning? One of the most common things we all hear is this argument that a LMS, Learning Portal etc.

Five Tips on 3D eLearning and Training Courtesy of VenueGen

Kapp Notes

Likewise, flying, teleporting and using portals within a virtual world is also very cool but not the kind of things people want to figure out when late for a meeting or class.

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5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. It is that time of year when everyone is coming out with there trends to watch in 2011, and with that I jump on the bandwagon. No particular order. Lite LMS. They are here and growing. Numbers will continue and I see a real jump in percentile of these types of systems.

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Success Formula for Discussion Forums in Financial Services

Tony Karrer

adoption case study " Inside out , February 20, 2009 How to kick start a Community | Connie Bensen , May 20, 2008 Cisco on Collaboration: Know Your Enthusiasts & Laggards | Future Changes , October 2, 2009 Essential reading for online community managers - FreshNetworks , January 5, 2010 Insight from online communities: 2. at Booz Allen: The Series - Portals and KM , January 20, 2010 More Resources on Discussion Forums, Communities: Forums vs. Social Networks?

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LMS Vendors: U Can Survive – Innovate, Invigorate and Invent

eLearning 24-7

Majority of employees access a LMS or Learning Portal out of the workplace. On 11-18-2010, I was part of an online panel discussing whether the LMS as we know it is dead and if not, what is the evolution of the LMS. In that discussion, each of us covered various avenues and in a couple of topics all commented.

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LMS & LCMS Directory

eLearning 24-7

CMSs, learning portals geared only are not on the list. Example: Lotus LMS by IBM is no longer offered and support will cease to exist on September 30, 2010. The article can be viewed in CLO magazine (link appears in the directory), July 2010, under the “Take Five&# column by Brandon Hall. Contains over 200 systems. To view the specific system, click on the system’s name and it will take you to the site or if possible, directly to the information on the system.

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Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

8th, 2010). In Q3 2010, the average user on Facebook spent 23 minutes on the site, that is down from 56 minutes on the site previously listed in Q1 and Q2. A study conducted in Q2 2010 found that 60% of people stop using Twitter in the first month after signing up. Learning Portal 16%. If you have a LMS, LCMS, CMS or Learning Portal: Offer some type of social learning? One of the most common things we all hear is this argument that a LMS, Learning Portal etc.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

Bob’s list of favorites: Job aids CoPs (wikis, blogs, forums) learning portal reference materials…. My live blogged notes from eLearning Foundations Intensive with Bob Mosher. Here’s a picture! J.I.T. = “just in time” – the acronym was born in 1992. What does this mean to the learner? they expect it, informal, interruption, necessary eLearning invented J.I.T. We equated availability with relevance. Anytime, anywhere”. But J.I.T.

Happenings in the Corporate Virtual World Space

Kapp Notes

Forterra System's OLIVE integrates virtual meetings into web based intranets, extranets or portals, and can assure a user's identity based on authentication systems like LDAP. Forecasted that the worldwide virtual conference market is estimated to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 56% between the period of 2010 and 2015 and to generate $18.6 Here are some emerging events happening in the corporate virtual immersive environment (VIE) space.