How Businesses Can Hire Quality Workers

Your Training Edge

As your small business grows, you’ll come to a point where you’ll need to outsource tasks. Luckily, hiring freelancers is a cost-effective option for many businesses. The hiring process can be one of the most costly and tedious aspects of running a business.

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

Association eLearning

Quality assurance, or QA as it is better known, is a vastly important yet surprisingly underappreciated aspect of 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. Chapter 1: The Basics.

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CourseArc Announces Partnership with Griffin-Hammis Associates

CourseArc

Griffin-Hammis Associates (GHA), a nationally recognized leader in Customized Employment training and technical assistance, announces the upcoming release of its newly revised Certified Business and Technical Assistance Consultant (CBTAC) course. About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

LMS Selection: 7 Features Associations Need

Web Courseworks

Association members grow and change over time, and their needs grow and change with them. Unless the association addresses these changes, members won’t see the value of their membership. But how do associations accomplish this? Business-driven Reporting.

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. of addressing a business need. to solve the business problems that need solving.

Valuing Your Association’s eLearning: Tips for Pricing Membership Education

Association eLearning

How do you decide what is a fair price for your association’s eLearning? The first consideration you should make when pricing your association’s online learning is how much value it offers your members. The basics of supply and demand are certainly true in the education business.

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. JAKE SAYS: Over the past few decades, community associations (homeowners associations and cooperatives) have experienced explosive growth.

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?

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts.

A showdown between quality eLearning and rapid development? #ASTD2014

Web Courseworks

A smaller contingent of non-corporates also attends, including students, a smattering from the association niche, and government and NGO types. Jon’s and my workshop challenged attendees to develop their own quality manifestos (manifesti?).

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. to associate that content with the pre-existing schema in their brains, helping them to. invest time and money in high-quality video. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. learning on business outcomes.

How Associations Bridge the Skills Gap With Digital Badges

Talented Learning

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Associations face fierce competition from academic institutions, for-profit training companies and even individual subject matter experts.

Digitec Produces eLearning for the International Sign Association

Association eLearning

Associations are moving to eLearning every day, but with limited resources, it can be a challenge to produce quality online courses. ” Could your association use some guidance and expertise in its eLearning “road map”?

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

Creating Connections: From Association Education to Employment

WBT Systems

Here we look at Lanke’s issues and explore some potential resolutions for both the association and its members. Associations don’t control the flow of new entrants to the industry.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

Associations around the world face a common challenge — how to remain relevant and expand their footprint in their particular domain. Before the rise of social media and cloud computing, associations competed to attract new members — but only in a subtle “non-profit” sort of way.

Why an Open Source LMS Isn’t Always the Best Option

Association eLearning

Yes, it sounds like a good idea, but if you own a business or run an association, you might want to think twice about open source. Quality. One of the key arguments for fans of open source is that if your provider goes out of business for some reason, you’ve been abandoned.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? The second article points out that association members are much more “tech savvy” than association executives may think.

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.

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

Global expansion is a strategic objective for many businesses and a reality for others. Having business locations in numerous regions helps increase business reach, influence as well as revenues while bringing diverse perspectives and values into the mix.

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Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

Kitaboo

This has brought about a sea of change in the process of collection development, their organization, and accessibility, and organizations are increasingly trying to capitalize on this development for business purposes. 6 Reasons Why Non-Profit Associations Need a Digital Library.

eLearning Pet Peeves

Association eLearning

It’s also frustrating from a quality assurance perspective. Examples : Audio levels are too high or too low, the sound quality is bad, the narrator is monotoned, or the narration itself is dull or unnatural sounding. They’re built for basic functionality, not quality.

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!

Association Learning Blogs: Most Popular of 2016

WBT Systems

As we approach the end of June, and with a little inspiration from last week’s blog on Reflective Learning , we thought it was a good time to look back at some of the most popular association learning blogs of the first half of 2016.

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. Content quality also runs the gamut, from basic page turners to deeply immersive virtual reality. They diversify income streams from across a content business portfolio.

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.

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!

WBT Systems’ TopClass maintains position as #1 LMS for Associations

WBT Systems

For the second consecutive year, WBT Systems’ TopClass LMS has been named the #1 Learning Management System for Associations in the Talented Learning LMS Vendor Awards. TopClass LMS had previously been named the Best Association LMS in 2015.

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.

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.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Businesses need to train their new employees about the products and services they offer. In addition, for uncompromised development and manufacturing of products and services, businesses must also train them on all the range of software tools, equipment, and best practices required.

eLearning Business Planning Session & Breakfast

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb and I will be doing a session together at The Great Ideas Conference on eLearning Business Planning. I caught up with Jeff to briefly discuss the important topics Association executives should consider when planning new educational ventures for online delivery. Defining a High Quality Product (approx. eLearning Business Model eLearning Business Planning Great Ideas Conference Leading Learning Breakfast

Active Loyalty in the Lifelong Learning Business

WBT Systems

So why can’t your association be the place they always turn to for professional development? You have to understand the difference if you want to retain your customers and increase their lifetime value to your association. Nobody likes to think their business is taken for granted.

Content Marketing: What Every Learning Practitioner Needs to Know

Talented Learning

Here’s why… For both disciplines, creating high-quality educational content is essential. Methods for improving content quality and relevance. Where Does Content Marketing End and Instructional Marketing Begin?