7 Things About eLearning Your CEO/Executive Director Wants to Know

Association eLearning

As an Education Director, you see the writing on the wall, and have decided that eLearning is the answer your association’s needs. We all have a boss and even our best ideas require an explanation, so before you get an LMS, start designing courses, and tracking learner progress, you’ll need to get his or her approval. Make sure you’ve submitted an RFP (request for proposal) to a few LMS providers that offer the features your specific association or organization needs.

Questions to Ask Client References Before Selecting Your LMS

Association eLearning

Selecting an LMS can be a very involved process. Once you have narrowed the list of vendors that seem to fit your needs, watched demos to see the Learning Management System functionality, and narrowed the field, then comes the reference checking. Here are some things to consider when looking at client references: 1. The reference they provided – are their needs similar to yours? Is there an integration with an Association Management System?


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eLearning Trends for 2015: Here to Stay or Go Away?

Association eLearning

Trends in eLearning come and go, but a good LMS is forever. Why, you ask, would an association want to create a MOOC? An association can leverage this free course model to increase membership and attract more people who are willing to pay for educational offerings in the future. This is meant to increase social competition among learners and create engagement to motivate them to succeed. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

Education Balancing Act: Asynchronous, Synchronous, and Blended Learning

Association eLearning

Maybe your mind jumps to webinars or interactive courses in a Learning Management System (LMS). Asynchronous refers to eLearning offerings you take on your own. Courses in an LMS usually fall into this category. Synchronous refers to eLearning offerings where you participate as part of a group and everyone in the group needs to be logged in at the same time. What category does most of your association or organization’s training fall under?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

Fosway Group (2017), ’Fosway 9 – Grid Authoring Systems’ Share Stories with Screen Recording1 1 11Index: Table of contents gomolearning.com @gomolearning User-Generated Videos: Tapping into Social Sharing2 Quick, Accurate Auto-Captioning. be referred back to at any time. LMS wrapper.

Association Learning System Rankings

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The Association market is by far, IMO, one of the top three markets, that as a vendor, you should be in. In the past, I’ve always listed the association mkt within the B2B/Customer Education, because it does fit nicely within. Before diving into the rankings and the explanation on this new approach to rankings, here are some interesting factoids about the association space. There are Professional (which most folks are aware of) and Trade associations.

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

Talented Learning

Social learning. It is essential for any association learning management system (LMS). Yet no one can define “social learning” in a nutshell, because there is no universally accepted meaning. As LMS consultants , we’ve helped many different types of associations define their learning technology requirements. Public social media vs. private association social learning? Social for some or all learners?

Association Managers – Guard Against Member “Brexit”


As an association manager (and like Prime Minister May) , you represent a group of people organized for a joint purpose. Here are three action items for your association to provide value and mitigate a Member “Brexit.” Many new members join associations for n etworking and professional development. In a very real way, it could mean, a member “ bills receivables exit ” or “ bank reconciliation exit ” in reference to assets for your association.

Creating Your First Association eLearning Course

Association eLearning

After selecting a learning management system (LMS), the next logical step for an association is to begin creating your course catalog. But for many associations, creating online learning courses is uncharted territory, especially if this is a brand new course. If the SME is passionate about the content, perhaps you can suggest including it as a reference outside the course, or as a resource or in a “Nice to Know” section learners can explore on their own.

2018 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

Distributed ledgers are essentially a record of monetary transactions that is constantly copied across every computer in a peer-to-peer network. 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.

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

are the associated symptoms? XYZ Fire Association is a network of. The association’s mission is to provide. Through their network, they identified a. team members to reference each. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform.

Learning Content Curation for Association Member Education

WBT Systems

Content curation has been around for hundreds of years, since humans started collecting and organizing information and artifacts, but it has taken on a new meaning in this age of the internet and social media – now there is more information at your fingertips than ever before. From the Latin ‘curare’, curate means ‘to take care’ and ‘curator’ refers to the person who is responsible for taking care of and managing a collection. Using your LMS as a Content Curation Tool.

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. Associations and continuing education companies must attract, engage and sell to people who voluntarily choose to consume instructional content. 2019 Awards List: Best Continuing Education & Association Learning Systems. Higher Logic is not a LMS.

MOWAA and Digitec Interactive Partner to Deliver LMS to Nutrition Professionals

Association eLearning

Digitec Interactive is pleased to announce its partnership with the Meals On Wheels Association of America to provide a new online portal, accessible through Digitec’s Knowledge Direct® association learning management system (LMS). It will act as a single, unified repository for self-paced and blended learning courses, including emergency preparedness training, for the network of nutrition professionals the Association serves. “We Share this on Facebook.

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New Knowledge Direct® LMS Version 6.5.1 Now Available

Association eLearning

Digitec has just released the latest version of its award-winning Knowledge Direct learning management system (LMS). Learners can save log and save activities completed outside the LMS. ? Optionally, these activities can be submitted for credit/acceptance by the LMS administrator. ? Ability to assign sets of reference images to questions. ? If you would like to see a demo of the Knowledge Direct LMS, including the latest enhancements available in new version 6.5.1,

Top 5 Reasons You Will Leave your LMS – and How to Switch Successfully

Association eLearning

There was quite a bit of focus at the 2012 Learning Solutions Conference in Orlando on Learning Management Systems (LMS) and how dissatisfied many users are. Digitec presented a session on “ Making a Successful LMS Switch ” which drew a crowd of conference attendees. Some attendees were the victims of an LMS that had been acquired from a merger which had affected the product support. But with so much dissatisfaction, how can they make sure they choose a better LMS?

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Achieving Learning Flow with Your Online Member Education

Association eLearning

Earlier this year, Associations Now wrote an article asking whether “binge learning” will become the new “binge watching.” This references the growing trend among Netflix subscribers who use the on-demand television and movie steaming service to watch entire television series in one sitting. Jane Hart refers to learning flow as “a continuous steady stream of social micro-learning activities – accessible from the web and mobile devices.” Share this on Facebook.

The comprehensive LMS pricing guide: here’s what makes up the cost


The comprehensive LMS pricing guide: here’s what makes up the cost. When you look at what an LMS costs at the forefront, it can look more intimidating than it should. Different types of LMS pricing models. Other fees associated with LMS pricing.

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Empower your company trainings with Custom LMS by Paradiso Solutions


Most learning management systems can offer custom LMS solutions that could include features like changing the logo or the colors of your LMS. Those options are fine if you are thinking on a Facebook profile or even a video conferencing tool. In Paradiso Solutions, we recognize the necessity to have proper branding within your LMS, that’s why we have worked to make you a custom LMS according to your preferences. This personalization is referred to as Custom LMS.

LMS or LXP – Confused?

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not suppliers), on what they are seeking in a learning system, often noting the LMS and an LXP. Some are unaware or unsure what exists in an LXP, which creates added confusion and leads to the mythical hybrid LMS/LXP. Sure a vendor can say we are an LXP, but a LMS too or vice versa. Part of the problem is that many LXPs are adding features to make themselves an LMS, but still pushing the narrative we are not an LMS. Playlists (some refer to them as channels).

Simplify Your Learning: 5 Tips for Slimming Down

Association eLearning

That way your learners have the option of saving it for later reference or printing the material without having to access the course again. Do you have any other tips for keeping your association’s online learning from getting too overwhelming? Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn. At some point, we’ve all been stuck in a meeting or class that seemed to drag on forever. You don’t want anyone to have that feeling while they’re taking your eLearning.

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2020 LMS pricing guide: Here’s what makes up the cost ??


When you look at what an LMS costs at the forefront, it can look more intimidating than it should. All this to say, once you have a more tangible cost associated with your problem, the cost that comes with a solution will feel reasonable and, for your boss, more justified (no sweat needed).

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5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

You’ve spent months, perhaps years even, curating content and working with subject matter experts to perfect your association’s new eLearning offerings, and it’s finally time to launch your course(s)! Now, the really fun part begins – sharing the good news with your members and getting them excited about your association’s eLearning programs. Rewards can include discounts on future courses, free merchandise from your association’s eStore, gift cards, or simply bragging rights.

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LMS Selection Roulette: Who Can You Trust?

Talented Learning

I bump into LinkedIn posts from learning professionals who are overwhelmed by LMS challenges. Often, these posts have 287 or more responses from LMS vendors, each claiming they offer the best solution, given the overwhelming evidence provided in the original 2-sentence help request. Many LMS owners are frustrated with the limitations of their current learning infrastructure. New LMS Realities. No wonder learning professionals began to hate their LMS !

Trends Impacting eLearning Solutions for Associations in 2017

WBT Systems

With so many blog posts and articles, how do you wade through all the predictions to uncover what trends will directly impact your association’s learning technology strategy this year? We’ve put together a quick summary of what the experts are saying about general trends for eLearning solutions and analysed how these might impact your association, so you can focus on innovating and developing your education programs in 2017. Trends Impacting Associations Right Now.

Attending Conferences a Must

Web Courseworks

On a personal level, it is important for your team members to be aware of association conferences they should belong to and attend. Networking—Get to know your clone, you may need their assistance. Resume Building—LinkedIn accounts are enhanced with references to association membership and conference attendance. I was inspired recently after reading Thom Singer’s blog post : “Five Reasons You Should Attend A Conference.”

Hey LMS Santa!

eLearning 24-7

Why are LMS vendors racing to the Enterprise space and leaving others behind? ” Yes, all verticals are in play, but what I am seeing is an increase in the following specific areas: Associations – The strangeness though – not that many targeting trade associations; a wide open opportunity; but professional associations (member based) leads the pack. Social. Lack of open dialogue in social and comments. LMS LMS forecasts

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

The purpose of the survey and reference material is to help you get a glimpse into your practices as a storyteller. In your own learning, do you use real-life events to associate with ideas and materials for easier recall? [ ] Never [ ] Somewhat [ ] Sometimes [ ] Most of the time [ ] Always 10. 9 “I recall that ” - associate themes In your own learning, do you use real-life events to associate with ideas and materials for easier recall?

19 Essential Features of an LMS

Academy of Mine

So you’re looking for an LMS? An LMS is an extremely powerful piece of software that SMBs and large enterprises use to solve a variety of needs. Now that we have covered the basics on what an LMS is, let’s talk about its key features! A LMS should allow you to: .

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

My Learning Hub is offering free 3-month access to its Lite LMS and Authoring Tool for anyone who signs up by April 30th. Founder Arun Pradhan shares detailed access instructions in this LinkedIn post. Moodle and Totara LMS Implementation & Hosting. Social Media Management.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

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Within the course player, ability to add notes – including notes to PDFs – within the player mind you, that the learner can refer back to. Under gamification to attain levels and thus acquire badges (on the admin side) cannot change the points to attain a specific level badge (example shortly on what I am referring to). No social. Adobe sees the system as a LMS with LCMS features.

How to Set Up An Employee Training and Management Platform with LearnDash

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Step #5 Set up a learner-instructor networking system with BuddyPress. Refer to this link for more details. The WISDM GR Plugin allows you to even register students in a bulk and accelerate course registration using LearnDash LMS’s finest Group management feature.

Digital Future Of Consumer Goods Industry Using Online LMS


Digitization has led to huge transformations across multiple business aspects, offering unrivaled opportunities for value creation, while representing major risk associated with it. They have started shopping online, downloading books or movies when commuting and sharing purchasing ideas with others on social media platforms. Social media platform. Modern consumers are turning to social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

They do this through a variety of platforms including websites, social media, email, and increasingly through online communities. For associations in particular, finding ways to help members engage with each other and the organization is always important in order to maintain the vitality of the association membership community. Enhance the social and collaborative learning experience by providing a safe and comfortable space to facilitate discussion.

Buyer’s Guide for LearnDash WordPress Plugins

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

When it comes to turning your WordPress site into a Learning Management System (LMS), LearnDash is the choice of many ! You can create standard courses, offer a safe and secure learning environment, and manage learners all from your LMS. You can refer to it before making the final call.

How to Leverage the Marketing Power of Social Proof

WBT Systems

Association members encounter an overwhelming amount of information every day from organizations pushing themselves into the already crowded professional development space. No matter how hard you sell your online course or educational program, your prospect’s purchasing decision is most influenced by what others tell them or what they see others do—that’s the power of social proof. Your association can leverage the power of social proof when marketing your online learning programs.

WooCommerce Pricing: How much do you need to pay?

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

On that note, both Hosting & Domain name is the most basic and unavoidable cost associated with WooCommerce. Allows you to send reminder emails, SMS, Facebook messages, etc. Encourage your customers to refer your products to their friends and relatives.

Alternatives to (Enter System)

eLearning 24-7

Well over a month ago, on LinkedIn, I started a weekly series where I would select one learning system and compare it to a few other learning systems. I will note that some folks who follow me on LinkedIn, will see a few and be like “repeat”, and yes, yes you are correct.

Extended Enterprise Learning Takes Center Stage

Talented Learning

Hundreds of new platforms were flooding the market and as a former long-term LMS sales executive , I knew this landscape was changing fundamentally. The Corporate LMS Goes Wide. We thought LMS vendors were focusing more heavily on extended enterprise applications. And business buyers want to know which LMS vendors are best at making it work. An extended enterprise learning management system (LMS) is the optimal way to deliver content to external learning audiences.

The Best WordPress Live Chat Plugin with AI-Powered Chatbot

The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

After 10 minutes of the chatting session, the chats will be moved to a chat history dashboard from where you can find the required conversations for further references. This is a guest post by Vijay Chelakkat. If you’d like to contribute to our blog, feel free to get in touch with us.