Education learning management system trends

eLearning 24-7

Many in the education market are still in love with open source systems, such as Moodle. However, they often do not realize – until it is too late, that “free” isn’t really free because customization has to constantly exist, support, among other things.

Five classifications of Learning Management Systems (LMS)

Connect Thinking

There are lots and lots of Learning Management Systems (LMS) on the market. From my observation, I have categorised LMS based on the business motivation to create and offer them to the market: LMS that are part of a larger ERP system (e.g. These LMS appear almost an afterthought, an ‘add on’ to the massive database that ERP systems create. LMS that are part of a suite of HR Systems (e.g.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

This month's LCBQ is What are your Predictions and Plans for 2011? Learning apps. Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

I like to imagine performance support as an Exobrain … (and, of course, that I am one of the smart people in learning … guess I will have to ask Simon about that.)

Introducing UpsideLMS V5.0 – Best Value LMS With Stunning GUI

Upside Learning

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,

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eLearning 24-7

This same contradiction is now happening in the e-learning world at a frightening pace. While mobile learning is moving at an incredible speed, faster than anticipated by some of my colleagues, it does not come without a cost. Talent/Performance Management.

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Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How On Target Were My 2011 Predictions? It’s time once again to take stock of what happened in enterprise mobile learning and see if any of my 2011 predictions hit their intended targets. If 2010 was the year of the pilot, 2011 will be the year of the deployment. a.k.a.

Addressing On-Demand Learning and Performance Needs #LCBQ | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

The Learning Circuits Big Question for May is: How do we need to change in what we do in order to address learning/performance needs that are on-demand? In my opinion, it’s not that providing on-demand learning and performance solutions is a new idea.

Top 50 eLearning Posts For 2011

Upside Learning

So we thought it would be interesting take a journey down our blog for some of the most popular and noteworthy posts of 2011. So without much ado, here are Top 50 eLearning Posts of 2011 from our blog as determined by you, our readers. Game Based Learning Isn’t Always Electronic.

Top 5 eLearning Skills for 2011 – A Follow-Up

eLearning Weekly

Following up on last week’s post titled, “Top 5 Skills for eLearning in 2011,” I’d like to explore this at a different angle. The eLearning skills you need for 2011 may be directly influenced by the industry in which you work, and therefore some are more prevalent than others.

EPSS: When Change Overruns Competency

Living in Learning

Moments of learning need are converging with the need for flawless performance and that convergence is happening in the work context – not the classroom and not on-line with e-learning. We have to bring learning and support assets into the work flow in order to meet this need. The LMS requires that we leave the workflow to learn whereas the EPSS integrates inside of the workflow and addresses the moment of need at the moment of work.

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Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? We All Did. | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Brain Rules for Learning: Who Knew? All 12 rules have potentially profound implications for the future of learning.

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Twelve Ways to Add Value to Open Source LMS Systems

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

I've been too wrapped up thinking about interactivity to pay attention to the pains learning managers must go through for making their Moodle implementations effective. User Management User management is the starting point in making Moodle successful. Here we deal with problems such as grade data privacy, activation and deactivation of users for business reasons, and protecting sensitive business information arising from learning systems from prying eyes.

What does an mLearning participant look like?

Integrated Learnings

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz around Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, and how it is changing the face of learning in organizations. You can read more about this exciting trend in Jay Lambert’s post, More on Mobile Learning Trends. The possibilities for learning are endless, given the right environment. I had always understood the word “mobile” in this context to refer to the device on which the learning was delivered. by Dean Hawkinson.

The Smart Worker : needs immediate access to solutions to performance problems

Jane Hart

Tweet In the second of a series of blog posts on helping L&D move forward, I look at how we need to help workers gain immediate access to “learning&# that solves their performance problems. And they certainly never mention the LMS!

Bringing learning to the workplace: step one ‘learning nuggets’

Challenge to Learn

In my posts on output learning I have tried to describe a method to connect learning to problems in the workplace. I think that the first step could be formed by using ‘learning nuggets’ e-Learning is now often delivered as a SCORM package in an LMS covering a complete subject. The solution is to bring the learning to the workplace. In order to do that we have to alter our Learning content.

Re-evaluating Evaluation | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Some companies will use “Level 2: Learning” to measure whether the learners have mastered the training course content. Company executives are typically interested in the bottom line, not how well their employees apply the learning from a training class.

Diving into mLearning: How to get started

Bottom-Line Performance

You cannot require people to access learning from a mobile device; you can only make it available. You’re going to find that lots of your employees welcome mLearning – but you cannot tell people they have to take learning “on their own time.” What devices are you supporting now?

Mobile Learning: A couple examples of the promise it offers

Bottom-Line Performance

Chatter about – and forays into – mobile learning solutions are spreading like wildfire, especially to accommodate an increasingly virtual workforce. I support this trend; I see huge opportunities to engage learners in more appealing, motivating, and RELEVANT ways.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Have you ever heard someone say, “I hate learning!&# ? (I

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Have you ever heard someone say, “I hate learning!&# ? (I

7 tips for supporting learning in the moment

Sponge UK

Some type of performance support should play a role in all digital learning solutions. At the time, giving learners a chance to get content at all these different moments required a bespoke software solution, known as an EPSS ( Electronic Performance Solution System ).

Proof of Direct Link between Learning and Performance

Vignettes Learning

He asked what is new in learning systems that can demonstrate learning impacts on the job. The first question is like searching for the Holy Grail in training and learning. At the heart of the solution is a metrics driven learning program.

Work as Improv Theater: Teaching the Right-Brained Learner.

Dashe & Thomson

I’ve often wondered what all this right-brained thinking means for the learning industry. How will organizations get them to adopt new business processes, procedures, or software systems when necessary? Instead, we will need to put the workers themselves in charge of their own learning.

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What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS What Can Charlie Sheen Teach Us About Internal Marketing? by Jim on March 8, 2011 in social learning I’ll be honest.

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Mobile Learning: A Quick SWOT Analysis

Upside Learning

For over two years now, we have not only just been hearing about mobile learning but also actively understanding and working on it. In last many months we have written a number of blog posts around mobile learning ranging from development tips, general examples, tips and tricks, etc.

Three Reasons Why Corporate Training Departments Could Become.

Dashe & Thomson

I should acknowledge here that there will continue to be some corporate function responsible for performance improvement, but traditional training departments will – at minimum – continue to be downsized and further decentralized. Learn about Social Learning.

Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Do Instructional Designers in the Social Digital Age need an Engineering Background? How critical technology is in helping us put the human at the center of the learning process.

Give User Adoption the Respect it Deserves | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

This should come in the form of blended learning: using ILT, eLearning, performance support and user-generated content to teach the end users how to properly wield their powerful new tool.

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Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Is Your Measuring Stick Allowing You To Manage For The Better? A system developed by which statistics were recorded and bets placed.

Social Media: The Virtual “Over-The-Partition” Learning Network.

Dashe & Thomson

Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 70% of workplace knowledge is learned informally (a statistic that is frequently referenced in the learning industry). While I haven’t seen more recent data, my experience is that the informal learning trend holds true today.

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Freemium Three: Three Free Tools That Will Work Wonders For Your Next Training Project. Brendan January 20, 2011 at 3:29 pm # Thanks for listing us!

Moving from Teacher to Facilitator | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Even with the help of the newest technology tools to communicate and educate including social media, wikis, and Google, we still need to transform our ILT classrooms and training sessions into integrated blended learning environments. March 17, 2011 at 12:14 am # I am adult learner educator.

Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? Train Your Client On Training.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Web-Based, Instructor-Led, EPSS? View all posts by Paul → ← Online Video: the Perfect Social Learning Tool?

Make Learning An Experience. Blend It! | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Make Learning An Experience. The self-directed learner has become the student of the 21 st century – one who needs more support and encouragement rather than direction.

The Sound of Silence | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

The usual rationale given for why eLearning needs both text and audio is that it accommodates multiple learning styles. Oddly enough, however, it’s a rare day when you hear people say “I learn so much better when my brain is trying to do two things at once.”

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