Top 10 Association LMS Features – 2020 Edition

Talented Learning

Prior to 2020, many associations relied heavily on in-person tradeshows, seminars and on-site training because they were historically popular offerings for both the association and the member. Many associations are discovering they are now behind their for-profit competitors.

Associations: Should You Move to a New LMS for Continuing Education?

Talented Learning

For example, consider the association segment of the LMS industry. Only a few years ago I was writing about how smart associations were adopting LMS technology as a foundation for continuing education programs. But since then innovation has erupted all around and leading-edge associations are now embracing a full “tech stack” approach to differentiate and comparatively sell more content. The Modern Association LMS: Why Here And Now?

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LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

If you follow my writing — even casually — you know how excited I am about the direction of LMS innovation and its ability to help organizations create business value. Unlike those who think learning management systems (LMS) are largely irrelevant or are back office systems, I see tremendous value and potential everywhere I look. That’s where modern learning technology is thriving, making a measurable difference and where LMS innovation is rampant.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

At Talented Learning, we help all kinds of organizations big and small find the right LMS for their needs. With 13 years in LMS sales and now nearly 3 years as LMS selection consultants, we’ve been directly involved in $65,000,000 worth of LMS selling and buying. People often ask me, “What exactly should I expect from your LMS selection process and services?” LMS Selection: The Challenge. LMS Selection: The Process.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Specifically, today we focus on top learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations , mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. For example, many top-notch solutions focus on employee compliance, talent management, academic ed tech, learning experiences, content management and authoring. 2019 Awards List: Best Continuing Education & Association Learning Systems.

2020 LMS Trends: An Analyst’s Extended Enterprise Learning Predictions

Talented Learning

But which 2020 LMS trends really deserve your attention? But now, let’s start with the issues and opportubities at the top of my watch list… 2020 Extended Enterprise LMS Predictions. For years, fresh variations on an LMS theme have been popping up in every imaginable niche.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

As always, we try to use this blog post to speak from our experience as a learning technology partner to organizations that provide continuing education and professional development. Less abstractly, the CE business of non-profit associations is threatened by for-profit CE providers that undercut the associations’ prices. What should bother us is the possibility of lower educational value being associated with the flood of cheap CE “products” into the market.

Five LMS Lists

eLearning 24-7

Five System Categories (most folks just say “LMS” without realizing that not all LMSs are alike). A new feature is gamification (but the vast majority of LMSs do not have it yet as a component). LMS Lite – Has most of the standard feature sets, but not all. May or may not include social, gamification and on/off synch (although a couple have it on their roadmap). Nor can you upload content from a 3rd party provider – example Skillsoft.

Why is Compliance Training Important?

Docebo

While compliance training used to be a headache for every Learning and Development professional out there, it’s now easier than ever to make sure that your business is on track. Locate course content from a reputable source or create your own. (As As policies tend to change over time, be sure to keep your content up to date!). With an average of 58% of compliance content developed in-house, you can afford to get creative.

The Evolving Role of E-Learning in Corporate Training

Learnnovators

“ When training is done well, doors open, skills develop, and performance excellence yields personal and organizational rewards. To get answers for this question and a few others, we embarked on a quick ‘exploration’ journey to get insights on the following: What are the additional benefits e-learning offers to the Learning and Development (L&D) departments in today’s changed scenario? Algorithmically Generated Content – The Future of E-Learning? :

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Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

Today’s market can be categorized in various ways, but we see three distinct segments: CORPORATE EXTENDED ENTERPRISE: This involves a broad spectrum of business-oriented solutions, from customer education and channel partner training, to employee skills development, compliance and talent management. For years, large talent suite LMS vendors generally ignored extended enterprise needs among their Fortune 2000 accounts. 14 Built-In Content Authoring Becomes a Must.

THE EVOLVING ROLE OF E-LEARNING IN CORPORATE TRAINING

Learnnovators

It happens everywhere through a number of different channels.” – Eric Schuermann (From our interview with him) “ When training is done well, doors open, skills develop, and performance excellence yields personal and organizational rewards. Why E-Learning : This infographic by Will Holand graphically depicts facts and figures from some reliable sources such as the Brandon Hall Group and Bersin & Associates. Algorithmically Generated Content – The Future of E-Learning? :

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The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

Accessibility means course content can be used by people with varying abilities and disabilities. eLearning content developers and instructional designers should aim to make courses clear, easy to understand, and simple to complete. This approach prompts learners to read, discuss, and solve problems in order to synthesize course content. ADDIE (Analysis Design Development Implementation). CDN (Content Delivery Network). Cloud LMS. Content Library.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

CONTINUING EDUCATION: Learning and certification solutions used by trade and professional associations, mission-driven non-profits, commercial training providers, trade schools and subject matter experts. Certainly, other learning software categories deserve awards, including employee talent management, compliance, academic ed tech, learning experience platforms, content management and authoring. Accord LMS. This solution does more than just deliver learning content.

Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

The LMS, as I write about in the article “ Corporate LMS Technology Takes A Turn ,” is becoming marginalized. Content must now be shorter and more relevant (“micro-learning” is the new buzzword). We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2021

Limestone Learning

Add a quiz and publish your courses to an LMS. During this session, you’ll learn: The origins of the LMS vs. LXP debate. Becky Pike Pluth, President and CEO of The Bob Pike Group, will show you seven of her favourites you can repurpose around your own content.

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Top Learning Trends for 2017 (according to the experts)

Axonify

The LMS, as I write about in the article “ Corporate LMS Technology Takes A Turn ,” is becoming marginalized. Content must now be shorter and more relevant (“micro-learning” is the new buzzword). We need more tools like Axonify to make content relevant and targeted to the role and time it is needed. And there are now so many external content providers, our new job is to curate and integrate, not just develop and teach.

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‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

LMS CLOUD. Winner: BizLibrary LMS. The LMS delivers all of its critical functions at an affordable price. >> Easily import of SCORM and AICC content. >> Award of Excellence: Intellum Exceed LMS. Intellum’s Exceed combines flexible content management, enrollment, assessment and reporting functionality with a clean user experience that drives course completion. Award of Excellence: Litmos LMS. LMS ENTERPRISE. Content.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

eLearning 24-7

As noted in an earlier post, Growth is launching a higher education version of their gamification LMS, with feature sets specifically for the HE industry. There was quite a few assessment vendors, plagerisim detection vendors (three), e-learning tools, custom content developers but more along the lines of building games and gamification, other gamification like vendors, screen recording/video capturing vendors – as in those for live presentations and ideally used for MOOCs.

Top emerging trends in eLearning

Aptara

Because failing to update content technologies in this day and age puts companies at a serious disadvantage. Cloud-based LMS. This software allows the content to be managed by a third party source that has IT specialists providing increased security and protection. According to the Association Learning + Technology 2016 research report published by Tagoras, Inc., Digital Content Development. Top emerging trends in eLearning.

The Importance of Being an Instructional Designer

Origin Learning

Typically, all eLearning courses consist of three components; the content, the visual elements, and the technology that powers the eLearning course to work seamlessly across devices. In addition to this, Instructional Designers also need to familiarize themselves with authoring tools that help create eLearning content with ease. You look at any freelancing job forum or in specialist eLearning jobs websites; you will see the demand for trained Storyline developers.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: DEMO: Changing the Way Learning Is Created and Delivered with Xyleme (Free for ATD members) Xyleme is the learning content management system (LCMS) of choice for visionaries who are looking for innovative ways to change how learning is created and delivered. Learning and development professionals use Xyleme to manage the entire content lifecycle in one place. CDS unlocks content from the LMS and document management systems.