Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. Remember that information is not instruction. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. The business models are fundamentally different.

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Setting up your Association’s eLearning

Association eLearning

If you’ve been tasked with implementing your association’s eLearning what are you going to do to make sure you don’t end up some place else? Here is my perspective on setting up your association’s eLearning: Assemble Your Assets Team.

Transform Learning into Profits for Your Association

Association eLearning

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to explore other means of non-dues revenue for your association. For years, associations have relied on annual sponsorships, conference and meeting fees and internet advertising to generate cash and offset higher operating costs.

Association Learning Technology

Web Courseworks

We recently launched a new brand that better represents its approach to doing business and emergent focus in learning IT. Our blog inspirations come from things we care about in association learning technology that also matter directly to you. Association Learning Technology

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

critical skills needed to achieve a specific business. design a curriculum solution that: • has a clear goal tied to a well- articulated business problem, • meets the needs of your target. focused on the organization and creation of instructional elements in. S T E P 3 Business.

Top 5 Things Associations can Learn from Corporate Training Departments

Association eLearning

Most associations have provided some degree of member education as part of their mission. And for associations, educational offerings can be a valuable source of non-dues revenue. To grow this opportunity, associations can learn from corporate training departments.

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. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

The Business of Learning Conference

Web Courseworks

LTD is a conference designed to help anyone in the business of learning to create lifelong education initiatives through learner engagement and effective use of learning technology. Tagoras also provides other great resources and research for learning businesses and associations.

Upcoming Webinar: Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business

Web Courseworks

A Sneak Peek at an Upcoming Webinar with Tagoras on March 26, 1 pm Eastern – In just two weeks, Web Courseworks will join Tagoras for a webinar on Developing a Compelling Strategy for Your Education Business. Of those associations that use technology for learning, under a quarter (23.4

Bridge the Skills-Gap with Competency Based Learning

Association eLearning

Dear Associations, I am trying to get into a skilled labor position at company X. Dear Associations, Help! Associations, the letters above represent your prospective members, and what they want is a career. I could have joined an association to get better.

Association LMS Report & the Entrepreneurial Jeff Cobb

Web Courseworks

recently released a report focused on learning management systems for associations. I am writing about the LMS Report because it is an invaluable guide for associations considering a business model involving eLearning. Jeff Cobb of Tagoras Inc.

Four Wishes for LMS Buyers

Association eLearning

Every week, like clockwork, I get a call from someone who wants me to recommend an LMS for their association or small business. To choose the best LMS, LMS Buyers need to define their eLearning business processes and find an LMS that can most easily support these processes.

Top 4 Things You Can Learn from Buzzfeed (and #2 will blow your mind!)

Association eLearning

What they do: The Buzzfeed business model, while not the first internet company to use lists, is definitely the most prolific and for good reason. Content is intentionally kept short in order to provide bite-sized entertainment for busy people on the go.

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, offering new solutions, and winning awards. What new trends will be important to association leaders? What a year it’s been!

Top 3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing eLearning for Your Association

Association eLearning

For years, associations have played a critical role in addressing the skills gap problem by providing professional and continuing education for their members. In the past, highly-specialized, industry education was provided through association annual meetings and educational sessions.

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. Public social media vs. private association social learning?

Association eLearning vs Free Online Courses

WBT Systems

Why should adult learners concerned with career development consider Association eLearning programs as providing superior value and career opportunities? Both free online courses and Association eLearning programs require a commitment in terms of the learner’s time.

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, offering new solutions, and winning awards. What new trends will be important to association leaders? What a year it’s been!

2015 Year End Review

Association eLearning

At Digitec Interactive we’ve been busy forming new partnerships, enhancing our technology, offering new solutions, and winning awards. What new trends will be important to association leaders? What a year it’s been!

Your Ticket to Great Instructional Design

Origin Learning

Instructional design is certainly not an easy business. Instructional designers shoulder the important responsibility of sugar-coating the critical learning content in such a manner that training becomes not just a mandatory activity, but something that employees love.

The Elaboration Likelihood Method for instructional design

Matrix

The digital revolution has brought with it a wide array of tools and apps for instructional designers to employ in order to make learning interventions more engaging and relevant. Application for instructional design. Instructional Designers

eLearning Book Review: The Accidental Instructional Designer

Web Courseworks

Instructional designers and eLearning managers can learn something from Cammy Bean’s book. Here’s a question for the eLearning managers out there: How many members of your instructional design team got involved in the field by accident?

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. Maybe your association has some baseline information or compliance requirements that all members are supposed to know. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.

The Benefits of Gamification In Business

Hurix Digital

Gamification in business is the conscious integration of these game mechanics into existing processes to better engage users. Gamification , therefore, is not the creation of games for businesses, or a stand-alone employee engagement program. Benefits of Gamification in Business.

Online Courses Are Golden: Can an LMS Help Your Business Cash In?

Talented Learning

And if you already offer online courses, you’re probably looking for ways to expand this line of business. In the past, LMS vendors were staffed primarily with instructional experts who focused on challenges like the possibility of achieving Kirkpatrick Level 4 capabilities.

Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best

Association eLearning

In this series of blog posts, we’ll explore how vital QA is to the success of your learners, your product, and your business. Many businesses and associations, for example, refer to their customers as “Guests” rather than “guests” or “Clients” rather than “clients.”

Knowledge Is in the Cards

Association eLearning

I figured I’d have some fun playing with friends and then go about business as usual. Maybe your association has some baseline information or compliance requirements that all members are supposed to know. I was recently introduced to a card game called Dixit.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Here are the four main components that make an eLearning business thrive or dive.

Podcast 30: Learning From Customer Conferences – With Tristan Jordan and Tara Pawlak of Community Brands

Talented Learning

With more than 1800 attendees, this is the largest forum of its kind in the association and non-profit world. And what’s ahead for association technology ? However, many associations and non-profits are served by lots of disparate technology vendors.

Content Marketing: What Every Learning Practitioner Needs to Know

Talented Learning

Where Does Content Marketing End and Instructional Marketing Begin? Our Lead Analyst, John Leh , says that today’s learning practitioners are more accurately described as “ instructional marketers.”

The Benefits of Gamification In Business

Hurix Digital

Gamification in business is the conscious integration of these game mechanics into existing processes to better engage users. Gamification , therefore, is not the creation of games for businesses, or a stand-alone employee engagement program. Benefits of Gamification in Business.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms.

7 + 1 learning and development apps for businesses

Matrix

Companies need to pay attention to this wave of mobile apps for professionals, and tap their potential for business success. Here are some L&D apps that make the lives easier for employees/learners and trainers/instructional designers alike.

The Ultimate Guide to Easily Make Instructional Videos

TechSmith Camtasia

Regardless of your industry, instructional videos are the best delivery method if you’re serious about teaching others, growing your business, or building an online course. instructions are provided visually, and they ? Part 1: What is an instructional video?

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Instructional Designer (ID): Teachers helping Teachers

Ed App

Some people may think that there’s no difference between a teacher and an Instructional Designer. So what actually is an Instructional Designer (ID) and what are their origins? What is an Instructional Designer? Instructional designers are teachers who helps the other teachers.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But if you sell educational content , you know this kind of wishful thinking won’t grow your business. Marketing: The Instructional Business Blind Spot. Both require you to: Define objectives that align with business goals. “If you build it, they will come.”

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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.