Adding Discussion Forums to Your LMS

ProProfs

Adding a discussion forum is a good idea to achieve a vibrant LMS that engulfs learners and elevates their appetite to learn. Therefore, including a discussion forum in LMS is an ideal solution to build collaboration by bringing learners and instructors on a single converging point. How to Add a Discussion Forum to Your Learning Management System? ProProfs has come up with a unique way to help you add a discussion forum to your online training.

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Why Make Discussion Forums Part of Your Online Courses?

CommLab India

Discussion forums are integral to collaborative learning. Find out why you need to make them an integral component of e-learning courses. Learning Technology Online Courses

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3 Design Tips To Improve An Online Discussion Forum

Dan Keckan

Discussion forums are considered a best practice in online education, but students and teachers can be missing out on the benefits. In this article, 3 tips are shared to improve your discussion forums. Social Learning eLearning Design Tips Online Discussions Social Learning Tips Social Learning TrendsThis post was first published on eLearning Industry.

3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

One thing that always comes up, and we say no to, is the requirement for a discussion forum. This seems like a bit on an odd omission; we are a social learning platform but we don’t have a discussion forum? The next question that tends to come is, could we build in a discussion forum? Here’s my 3 reasons why Curatr doesn’t have a discussion forum (and never will): 1. Because we actually did build a discussion forum, once upon a time….

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3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum

HT2 Labs

Ben Betts explains why, despite repeated requests, HT2 Labs' Curatr platform would not benefit from the inclusion of a discussion forum. The post 3 Reasons Curatr Doesn’t Have A Discussion Forum appeared first on HT2 Labs. Data & Analytics Learning Locker

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LMS Forums Can Facilitate Better Communication

Dan Keckan

The answer to keener communication is the LMS forum. Here, we will examine the diversity of the Learning Management System forum, and the industries that would most benefit from them. Learning Management Systems Learning Management System Benefits LMS Features Online Discussions Online Learning Management SystemsInformation travels effortlessly – however, many people today are still averted by tedious forms of communication.

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The Authentic Learning Model: 7 Things Every eLearning Pro Should Know

Infopro Learning

The Authentic Learning Model centers on self-guided exploration, group discussions, and real-world challenges. The Authentic Learning Model involves a high degree of social interaction, as online learners must be able to engage in meaningful online discussions and play an active role in your online learning community. Create social media groups and forums to facilitate peer-to-peer interactions. Are your online learners struggling to put their knowledge into practice?

11 Custom Learning Trends in 2018

Enyota Learning

are expected to continue evolving eLearning experiences for learners in 2018. In this blog, we will talk about the top custom learning trends to look out for in 2018. In 2018, organizations will continue to invest in developing gamified training courses to keep their learners engaged and retain interest in learning with fun. The use of Artificial Intelligence in improving the learning experiences of learners is an interesting wave to watch out for in 2018!

The Benefits of Using an LMS forum

LearnUpon

Using a discussion forum in your learning management system (LMS) is one way to introduce a social component to learning. In this post, we explain what a forum is, how it works, and list the benefits. As eLearning became more popular, learner isolation became an increasingly discussed topic. What is an online forum? An online forum is an environment where discussions take place. What are the components of an online forum?

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8 Essential Questions on The Future Of Corporate Education In 2018

Your Training Edge

On that note, let’s carry on the discussion about what the future holds for corporate education that you should pay attention to in 2018. Ability to generate fresh content in easy to use systems will provide a major push in the corporate learning space in 2018. Forums are also quite similar to chat boxes, but are supervised by a discussion leader and are utilized for more prolonged, and precise interactions.

Custom Tech Trends in 2018

AbaraLMS

In 2017, we saw various learning technologies evolve, which have paved way for better, effective, and valuable L&D technology applications in 2018. So, what are the trends that can be expected in 2018? 2018 will be the year of bite-sized learning. In 2018, with an agile and technology-driven learning approach, training courses will be delivered in various easy-to-learn formats such as links and URLs, review documents, short videos and audios, infographics, etc.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. People have discussed and come up with best practices for success criteria that are open to interpretation. was implemented in 2018, and updates WCAG 2.0 Of the areas discussed here, the audit might be the best place to leverage course development funds you may have. Using Pattern Libraries for Accessible Elearning: Insights from CSUN 2018.

12 Ways to Increase Student Participation in Online Discussions

WBT Systems

Dozens of studies have come to the same conclusion: online discussions strengthen student engagement and learning. But what can you do to increase student participation in online discussions? We’ve been doing some studying of our own and found a dozen tactics that will help you get students more involved in online discussions. Why online discussions are essential to the learning experience. How to increase student participation in online discussions.

Free L&D webinars for June 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, June 4, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: The Well-Connected Employee: Networking Competencies That Foster Engagement, Collaboration, and Business Results (Free for ATD members) In a survey of 2,000 employees from many different organizations, only 20% said, “Yes, I have the network I need to get the job done.” Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: How to Coach After the Engagement Study Organizations continue to use engagement studies to measure workplace cultures.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

And there are ongoing discussions about whether ADA applies to the internet presence of commercial businesses. People have discussed and come up with best practices for success criteria that are open to interpretation. was implemented in 2018, and updates WCAG 2.0 Of the areas discussed here, the audit might be the best place to leverage course development funds you may have. Inclusion and diversity are imperatives in today’s workplace.

8 eLearning Trends you need to know about in 2018

TalentLMS

The year 2018 brings about eLearning trends focused on developing work-life skills like leadership and management, problem-solving, collaboration, adaptability and communication. Discussion forums, question and answer pages, live chats, collaborative and shared documents and folders help create an online learning space for learners to engage with each other, regardless of where they are. They make training more effective, more affordable, and more relevant in 2018.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Learndash has pre-built dynamic forums. Discussion forums to create interaction between instructors and learners. Using this plugin, you can integrate with most of the forums and social networks. Integration with forums.

The Hottest eLearning Buzzwords for 2018 – Part 02: Countdown From 10 to 6

Adobe Captivate

Welcome to the second installment of the Hottest Buzzwords for 2018. In this post, we begin the count down of the top ten buzzwords for 2018, starting with buzzword number 10, Content Curation. For example, eLearning professionals are discussing integrating curated content to courses and finding ways to incorporate end user feedback to better align curated content with instructional and business objectives.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Create Your First eLearning Course with Captivate Are you just getting started with Adobe Captivate? Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: SERIOUSLY???

How To Improve Communication in E-Learning

LearnDash

Be involved on the discussion forums. It’s easy for instructors to view discussion forums as the purview of the learning community, rather than their own responsibility. A healthy discussion forum will be led by the learners, and won’t rely on instructors to stay alive. When learners know their ideas are being read by the instructor, it encourages them to work harder to contribute thoughtfully to the discussion.

5 Best WordPress LMS Plugins for eLearning Websites

Ayatas

In this article, we have discussed the most popular LMS Plugins for WordPress that help to create an e-learning website. Learndash has pre-built dynamic forums. Discussion forums to create interaction between instructors and learners. Using this plugin, you can integrate with most of the forums and social networks. Integration with forums.

Should You Take an Online Course Before You Teach One?

LearnDash

The chess course (quite naturally) made heavy use of gamification, while the MOOC economics class relied on open forum discussions. For instance, my own experience in a traditional online college course was teacher engagement provided a lot of support and encouragement, but that the discussion questions often felt forced and artificial. As an online course instructor, what can you learn from taking one?

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14 Badge Ideas to Engage and Motivate Learners

LearnDash

Looking around, here are a few more ideas that could work for online learners: Badges to encourage forum use: Conversationalist: For being active in the discussion forum. Discussion Leader: For starting a conversation topic. Encourage learners to keep the discussion going and reward them for building participation. A badge recognizes them for their effort and marks them as a positive contributor to the forum.

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Why You Should Implement Blended Learning on Mobile

LearnDash

Accessible, mobile discussion forums. Anyone who’s ever participated in a discussion forum knows how disappointing it can be to catch up on an exciting conversation after it’s already finished. Online forums are a great chance for your learners to speak up and express their thoughts on the subject matter. Mobile learning helps bring these classroom discussions to the learner no matter where they are.

Creating a Robust Social Community within Your LMS

LearnDash

They create either a large discussion forum where everyone is grouped together, or they silo their groups into too narrow categories. By creating a forum for every member—from the member who joined yesterday to the old-timer who joined on day one—to connect, everyone benefits from each other’s experiences. You might create a group specifically for designers to discuss new trends, which would be focused primarily on those who had taken some of your design courses.

Amnesty International is Building Global Human Rights Communities with e-Learning & Docebo

Docebo

So far, a total of 18,032 hours of learning have been logged and more than 2,500 forum discussions have taken place. Amnesty International’s e-learning platform has helped it reach more than 45,000 global users. Amnesty International is a global human rights movement with more than seven million members around the world. It was founded in 1961 to draw attention to human rights abuses and campaign for compliance with international laws and standards. .

Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

Time to Know

These key corporate training trends for 2018 reflect an opportunity for training professionals to further develop and deliver highly engaging learning experiences that enable staff to rapidly realize proficiency. In 2018, you’ll see more organizations leveraging collaborative learning platforms with forums, chat boxes, and intra-mail servers for users to engage, discuss, and collaborate on assignments.

Top 3 Corporate Training Trends to Try in 2018

Time to Know

These key corporate training trends for 2018 reflect an opportunity for training professionals to further develop and deliver highly engaging learning experiences that enable staff to rapidly realize proficiency. In 2018, you’ll see more organizations leveraging collaborative learning platforms with forums, chat boxes, and intra-mail servers for users to engage, discuss, and collaborate on assignments.

How You Can Protect Your Course Videos

LearnDash

This is a question we often get ask to our support so I thought I would take a minute to discuss videos and online video security. Many of these blackhat forums have a place where you can submit a DMCA notice. Videos are extremely popular in online courses, but how do you prevent people from stealing the content?

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8 Myths about Online Education

LearnDash

When the course requires interaction in classroom discussions, frequent micro-quizzes, or even video presentations, finding ways to cheat can often become more of a hassle than just doing the coursework. However, online classrooms also provide the opportunity for instructors to join in on discussion room chats, offer webinars, or even conduct video chats with students who need more personal guidance. Some online education myths won’t disappear. Here’s what you need to know.

Essential Social Learning Features Supported By Modern Learning Management Systems At The Workplace

G-Cube

A myriad of social learning features that are supported by modern LMSs are discussed as follows: ? Live chat- This feature allows the learners to chat with each other as well as discuss queries with online tutors. Sharing online courses, posts, conversation forums and external content with other users. ? The conventional instructor-led training restricts the learners within a classroom setting.

Need access to Captivate training videos?

Adobe Captivate

Request the experts on the forum to guide us to good Captivate training videos or information to learn advanced customizable features in Captivate beyond the standard responsive course development. Discussion mLearning/Devices Responsive Adobe Captivate discussion mlearning/devices Responsive Design Responsive eLearning

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Developing learning to learn skills

Clark Quinn

At least, you should be facilitating proper approaches in public forums, like social media. You can point out, as a meta-discussion, when people are learning effectively. I’m an advocate of meta-learning, that is: learning to learn. Not just because it’s personally empowering, but because it can and should be organizationally empowering. The problem is, little is talked about how to develop it. And I have to say that what I do see, seems inadequate.

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What Are the Signs of a High-Quality Online Course?

LearnDash

Forums are a popular option, especially as they integrate with your LMS. If you only offer small group courses (with a premium course price), you may be able to offer “office hours” where learners can book a 30-minute Skype session with you to discuss their course progress. You want to create a quality online course for your learners. How do you know you’ve made it? Most online course providers instinctively understand the value of a quality online course.

How Do You Learn to Teach Online? Here are 9 Tips!

LearnDash

Look for online teaching groups on social media, or join a discussion forum. Tips to help online educators plan their first course. With online education a growing force on the market, more enterprising individuals than ever before are finding themselves inspired to launch an online course of their own. However, for many of these potential educators, the first hurdle is learning how to teach a course.

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What is Social Learning (And How to Adopt it)

Docebo

FAQs and Forums: Create a simple place (or forum) where employees can ask questions and get answers from within the organization to promote a social culture of collaborative learning. Everyone should be encouraged to take part in a discussion , at any level. Social learning can help today’s organizations keep up with the pace at which their business moves.

11 Zapier Workflows to Automate Your Marketing

LearnDash

This might include a syllabus, a code of conduct for the forum, or instructions for how to complete a team assignment. Response: Invite them to comment in your forum. Use this opportunity to encourage discussion while the material is still fresh in your learners’ minds. How to use Zapier to nurture leads and offer better learner support. You’ve probably heard a lot about marketing automation without knowing how to implement it for your course.

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