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The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?

Association eLearning

Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. Then again, content without an intuitive platform for delivery is a treasure hunt, often without a treasure map to guide you. Before EITHER the content or LMS is considered, it is important to step back and think: Who am I providing this content for and why do they need it? Once you have a clear direction, understanding what type of content will be most relevant will help you select an LMS.

Top 5 eLearning Trends Happening Now

Association eLearning

I was able to talk with many training and development representatives from a wide variety of organizations about their LMS needs. During these discussions I asked, “what aspects or features are you looking for in an LMS? Going Mobile. All LMS providers will be expected to provide a mobile responsive platform this year. A mobile responsive LMS is one that adapts to various screens, like an iPad or an android phone.

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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.

Software for Associations | 15 Platforms to Consider

Web Courseworks

Your association is responsible for creating engagement opportunities—from continuing education courses to conferences and events—to help your members grow in their careers and meet like-minded professionals in related fields. Association management encompasses all activities related to achieving these goals, including program development, member communications, and recruitment. Association Management System (AMS) Software for Associations. Mobile tools.

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Out of Your Authoring Tool gomolearning.com @gomolearning eBook 1 11Index: Table of contents What should you look for and expect. Innovative content. Your Learning Performs11 Content Updates Should be Instant12 Share Stories. the content you add to the system. LMS wrapper.

Association LMS Buying Companion

Talented Learning

But for association professionals, August brings another kind of opportunity. Many are designed to help associations educate their members more effectively and to develop an ecommerce training business. If you’re an association decision maker, how do you decide which learning technologies are the best fit for your particular needs? So why not make it easier on yourself, and take an LMS analyst along in your hip pocket? Association LMS Buying Companion.

How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. Not surprisingly, a 2018 survey of more than 1000 association members confirmed that career development is now the primary reason why most people join associations. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend? Content they find most useful.

Association LMS eCommerce: How to Lift Online Learning Sales

Talented Learning

I genuinely love helping associations select learning management systems (LMS). Here’s why: As non-profit entities with a mission, associations aim to improve the world in countless ways by advancing ideas, people and professions. Once the only place to go for continuing education , associations now face serious competition from for-profit learning providers. This new landscape affects the status and influence of every association in its respective profession.

Association Learning Systems: Why and How to Invest in a Specialized LMS

Talented Learning

Way back in 1953, when the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) first reported industry financial benchmarks, membership dues represented a whopping 96% of the typical organization’s revenues. In fact, by 2016, subscription income averaged only 45% for trade associations and 30% for professional associations. Currently, learning programs contribute nearly 25% of average non-dues association revenue, according to a 2017 Association Adviser poll.

Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%. In 2017, figures suggest that more than 90% of internet users will access online content through their phones.” While many organizations struggle to choose an LMS, then race to assemble eLearning courses so learners can take training and CE courses online, few have mastered the mobile revolution. Yet, learners are expecting access to content via mobile devices.

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How Do Associations Drive Lifelong Learning? It Depends

Talented Learning

According to the most recent IRS reports, nearly 64,000 professional and trade associations are based in the U.S. Over the past few years, I’ve helped more than 50 organizations choose a learning platform as a backbone for continuing education programs. Rely heavily on an LMS as a foundation for their learning technology stack. It is specialty content that must be accredited by the ACCME. Now 20% of Americans are part of a community association.

3 Tech-Powered Tips to Improve Your Association’s Events

Web Courseworks

When it comes to your association, successfully managing your event programming can be a major challenge. Pulling off an excellent association event takes time, effort, and expertise, and it’s no wonder that organizations like yours look toward tech solutions for ways to make this process easier. Luckily, with the right tools, your association can make major improvements to your event management strategy. Offer a branded mobile app. Offer a branded mobile app.

Is Your Cloud-based LMS the Ideal Platform to Train Employees?

Your Training Edge

The best way to provide this opportunity is through integrating a Learning Management System (LMS) within the organization. However, organizations often find themselves with the dilemma of choosing between a cloud-based LMS or an installed solution. With majority of companies shifting towards cloud-based LMS, the question of whether this is the ideal platform to train employees becomes essential. Cloud-based SaaS LMS Explained. Benefits of Cloud-based SaaS LMS.

Best Mobile LMS for Sellers: An Overview of the Top 4 Platforms Available Today

Zunos

The end result is that employees simply don’t use the outdated LMS, they don’t learn what they need when they need it, and managers have a tough time getting everyone up to speed. Of course, if you want all of the above benefits, you have to find a mobile LMS that works for your company.

Mobile Learning and Certification in your LMS

Web Courseworks

Mobile Learning, or mLearning for short, is not the newest trend to hit the LMS market: the “ fall of personal computing ” has been a topic of discussion on this blog for a long time. But mLearning continues to make the top industry trends as the expectation of mobile access to Learning Management System platforms becomes ever more engrained among learners. One of the unique aspects of Course Stage Health is its mobile-responsive Self-Reported Learning Module.

Social Learning for Associations: What to Expect in a Modern LMS

Talented Learning

It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. Almost always, we find association leaders who are unsure about precisely where social functionality should fit into their learning strategies, and which social features are best for their members’ needs. Social at the member, group or content level?

Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%. In 2017, figures suggest that more than 90% of internet users will access online content through their phones.” While many organizations struggle to choose an LMS, then race to assemble eLearning courses so learners can take training and CE courses online, few have mastered the mobile revolution. Yet, learners are expecting access to content via mobile devices.

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What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Let’s say you’re an association. You know you need an LMS. But “FIDDLESTICKS” (Yes, I said fiddlesticks, this is a professional blog people) you exclaim as you ask yourself “What do I need in an LMS?”. This means you’ll need an ecommerce system built into your LMS. The Knowledge Direct LMS has an ecommerce system built in allowing credit card payments through Stripe credit card processing. Looking for a new LMS? The post What Do I Need in an LMS?

Mobile Learning is Here to Stay and Here’s Why

KnowledgeCity

As the popularity and prevalence of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, mobile learning is now far more than an industry buzzword. Mobile Learning for a Mobile World. In October, unique mobile Internet users hit the 3.9 As of April, mobile internet traffic accounted for 51.2 Smartphones have already eclipsed PC ownership in many of the global markets, and the trend towards mobilization isn’t showing any signs of slowing down any time soon.

5 Reasons Why Associations and Training Companies Should Use an eLearning Platform

eThink Education

Associations and other companies that provide some form of education or training can benefit from implementing an eLearning platform to support initiatives like professional education, certification and membership success. Consult experts to help navigate the LMS market.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

See More Vendors in our LMS Directory. The Docebo LMS has come a long way since we first reviewed it in 2014. Here was my assessment at that time: Docebo is an excellent option for your first or second internal or extended enterprise LMS. Based on the company’s rapid pace of development and ‘connector’ strategy, you will be hearing more about this platform. Docebo has built a pure cloud LMS that now supports over 1200 customers. (By

Podcasting: Is It Right For Your Content Mix?

Talented Learning

Shelly is a recognized brand strategist who specializes in integrated content marketing solutions for companies at the forefront of digital transformation. Have you added podcasting to your organization’s content mix yet? When you publish an article or produce a video, your reach is limited only to people who have the time to read or watch that content on a screen. And that means individuals may consume more of your content, overall. Want more LMS insights?

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.

Learning Experience Platforms – A Sustainable Solution

Origin Learning

Learning Experience Platforms (LXPs) offer an enhanced learning experience, facilitate just-in-time learning, and allow organizations and learning administrators to track both formal and informal learning with ease. A personalized and a social connection on a learning platform will create an interest in the employees to establish peer connections in the organization, and motivate the employees in knowledge sharing, and in skill development.

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.

What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

As an independent learning systems consultant , I’m often asked to share my opinion about what’s happening in the LMS market. At that time, I promised to share additional thoughts about what these trends mean for LMS buyers and sellers. Keep in mind that I view the LMS landscape through an extended enterprise lens. Regardless of whether you’re an LMS buyer, seller or user, I hope you’ll find this Q&A helpful.

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Here we share a few often overlooked tips to help you make it easy for your members not just to use, but to love your Association LMS!

What Is An LMS?

Academy of Mine

Why You Need An LMS. What An LMS Can Be Used For. What Are The Different Types Of An LMS? Who Can Benefit From Using An LMS. As the demand for eLearning continues to skyrocket, the importance of having an LMS in your business increases. What Can An LMS Be Used For?

Digital Learning Platforms In, LXP out

eLearning 24-7

If after a few years, nobody can recall your name, or remember your name or even associate your name with the type of product you are, then you need to change your name. There are quite a number of learning system vendors who say on their web site or in their marketing literature, “learning experiences”, when they are not an LXP, rather they are a learning platform or an LMS. And that the new brand should be Digital Learning Platforms. Skills platform.

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

Associations , commercial training companies, academic institutions, and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for their slice of today’s lucrative CE pie. With all this competition, you need more than good content to succeed as a continuing education provider. If you want to dig right into my “LMS essentials” for continuing education providers, feel free to jump to the list below. What Role Does an LMS Play in Continuing Education?

10 Elearning Mobile Apps

Ed App

By delivering eLearning materials on a mobile app, you’re able to adapt your training to make it engaging for any nature of work or employee schedule. To help you narrow down your search, we’ve listed 10 eLearning mobile apps that allow employees to learn at their own convenience.

2016 LMS Market Trends, Observations and Predictions

Talented Learning

The 2016 LMS market is not what you think. Here are our top ten 2016 trends, observations and predictions for the LMS and broader learning technology market. . #10 10 Culture Shift Driving Epic Innovation in the LMS Market. The cloud , mobile devices, social media, ecommerce , Google and bandwidth have changed everything especially the way we all learn. The next nine LMS market trends, observations and predictions are in response to the culture shift. #9

Where the Corporate LMS Market is Heading (2022 and up)

eLearning 24-7

” By now, you are thinking, “Oh, he is about to say the LMS market is finished, OR that they are dinosaurs doomed, and thus us naysayers have been right all along,” sorry to disappoint, but no, no, and no. Skills tied to content. 2012- Mobile Learning.

MARGIE MEACHAM – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

AI can be used to personalize the digital experience, reducing stress, and make learning more relevant by leading learners to the experiences and content that are most valuable to them. Reducing stress, spacing out digital experiences, using stories to link disparate content together.

TMS vs LMS: Which one do you need for your employee training?

Paradiso

While you are looking for an eLearning solution for your organization or institution, you may have come across different abbreviations like LMS, LXP, TMS, and so on. Firstly, let us understand what an LMS and TMS are. What is a Learning Management System (LMS)?

On-Premise vs Cloud LMS comparison: 7 things to consider when choosing

Paradiso

Understanding the relevance of acquiring an LMS system that is hosted on your servers or in a private cloud is key before deciding on one of these options. To clarify this issue, we have made an On-Premise LMS vs Cloud LMS comparison. It is essential for you to know the characteristics of each platform, the services that it offers, the capacity of its servers, the quality of the technical staff, support and, of course, the reputation of the company. What is Cloud LMS?

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

In this post, we have collected some articles that we think will be interesting for associations, and that touch on some of the challenges and opportunities for association education programs today. Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To. Connectivity is replacing knowledge – association education must facilitate feedback, understanding and application to provide true value.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Publishers who have been a witness to the digital transformation would probably agree that digitization with tools like ebook publishing platforms has been one of the best things to have happened to the publishing industry. There is no dearth of eBook publishing platforms today.

Which Learning Content Trends Matter Most to You?

Talented Learning

But soon, every company and organization focused on creating their websites and populating the web with content on every topic. Many were surprised when nobody showed up and the content race started. New, interesting and relevant content is mandatory to attract visitors with unlimited content choices. Extended enterprise learning content followed a similar path. The pendulum always swings backs to content. So, what makes content special?

Which Association Learning Trends Predictions Came True in 2016?

WBT Systems

With just a couple of weeks to the end of the year and a huge variety of association learning solutions being showcased this week at ASAE Technology Conference 2016 , it’s a good time to look back at the association learning trends that were predicted for 2016 and see which of these are still relevant. Which trends will be relevant to the associations attending ASAE Tech 16, looking to enhance or revise their learning technologies?