Trade Association Software: Do You Need a Built-In LMS or Best-of-Breed Software?

TOPYX LMS

A learning management system (LMS) provides a great deal of value for an association. Some of the benefits of an LMS for associations include on-demand training, course variety, collaborative learning opportunities, tools to create SME training, and cost savings.

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? What Is Social Learning for Associations?

Challenges and Opportunities for Association Education Programs

WBT Systems

We have come across several interesting articles in the past couple of weeks, which discuss some of the social, political and economic changes that are currently impacting how we work and learn. Six Issues Associations Are Having Difficulty Responding To.

Low-Tech Ways to Add Social and Collaborative Learning To Your Training Plans

Integrated Learnings

I think we've all heard the buzz about social and collaborative learning. Based on their research, Bersin & Associates suggests that "modern" corporate training organizations are transitioning to collaborative, talent-driven learning. technologies can enhance workplace learning. If this is the case, consider how some of the low-tech collaborative learning options below might work for your organization. By Shelley A. Gable.

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? A learning organization becomes more like a community that members can feel a commitment to. Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? Is your Association a Learning Organization.

eLearning Assessment and Feedback with your Association LMS

WBT Systems

Many associations are creating eLearning content for members that are spread over a wide geographical area, and who are increasingly “on the go”, voluntarily accessing learning when they can, where they can, outside of working hours.

It’s Showtime! How to Enhance Conference Learning With Online Video

Talented Learning

68% of people prefer to learn about a product or service by watching a short video. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? Associations invest too much time and effort in conferences to ignore video’s power and reach.

How to Create a Culture of Learning at Your Association

WBT Systems

The only way to do that is to cultivate a culture of learning. One of those behaviors is: “Seek learning. We want to surround ourselves with people who are obsessed with learning and development.”. Good things happen when an organization adopts a culture of learning. How Does a Culture of Learning Help an Association? Millennials don’t just want learning opportunities, they expect them. How Does an Association Create a Culture of Learning?

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? Trends Impacting Associations Right Now. Online Learning and Cloud-based Learning Solutions.

Podcast 10: The New Face of Nonprofit Leadership Development – With Meera Chary of Bridgespan

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 10 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. But we’ve created a learning experience for nonprofit executives to use together, as a team.

A New Model for the Modern Association: APHA's Online Learning Success

CD2 Learning

As workforce demographics shift, organizations and associations are left scrambling for solutions to training and learning related challenges. Learning and Development, through today's innovative technology, can help overcome this generational hurdle. The generational shift.

Lessons from Obama’s governance experience

Origin Learning

Lessons that resonate and transcend borders and break shackles associated with learning. It is a tribute to the rising class of learners who have the drive to move up the learning ladder and have access to technology. Then, are we right to state that learning is now liberated ?

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Deeper eLearning Design: Part 4 – Examples

Learnnovators

The goal of this series is to build upon good implementations of instructional design, and go deeper into the nuances of what makes learning really work. Here we’re talking about the role of examples in learning, and we’ll continue on through emotional elements, and finally putting it all together. Examples are a part of learning, as we know, and learning design is, or should be considered complex.

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Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning

Integrated Learnings

I recently listened in on a webinar presented by David Mallon, with Bersin & Associates, called 10 Best Practices in the Next Generation of eLearning. He began by challenging us to think about what makes our learning organizations relevant in today’s environment, and he stated five types of learning that organizations typically use. You can read more about this approach in this article about Social Learning. How did that impact your learning? By Dean Hawkinson.

Social Learning Experiences: Making Better Connections

Talented Learning

So why should we celebrate technologies that enable social learning experiences? In a sense, we’re all part of a grand social learning experiment. Of course, the true value of social learning experiences depends on whether we keep our minds open to new ideas.

Business Impact of Learning in the Real World

ID Reflections

Also refer to the associated post from Jay Cross: Business Impact of Learning. Business Impact Of Learning In The Real World View more Microsoft Word documents from LearnTrends. Tags: corporate training collaborative learning social learning informal learning adult learning

Podcast 12: Collaborative Medical Education at Vermont Oxford Network

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 12 OF THE TALENTED LEARNING SHOW! To learn more about this podcast series or to see the full collection of episodes visit The Talented Learning Show main page. What can this organization teach the rest of us about effective social learning strategies ?

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

There are countless articles describing how we need to change the way we deliver learning to attract and engage millennial learners, but many of these articles seem to forget that organizations must deliver learning to learners across multiple generational groups.

Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap

Obsidian Learning

New post Learning Technologies 2016 UK Recap on Obsidian Learning. I had the pleasure of being in London last week attending the annual Learning and Technologies 2016 conference ( [link] ) there. What struck me the most as a learning professional was the role of the curator/s.

Meet WBT Systems in Austin for PersoniFest 2018!

WBT Systems

As a proud Personify Solution Partner and silver sponsor of PersoniFest 2018, WBT provides organizations the power to get the most out of their learning programs, through our standard integration between TopClass LMS and Personify360. .

Collaborate, Discover, Explore Learning at ASAE Tech 2016

WBT Systems

WBT Systems will be exhibiting our award-winning TopClass Learning Management System and association learning solutions at Booth #615 during ASAE Tech 2016 , December 13-14. ” Collaborate with Social Learning. Extend the conversation with learning communities.

March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary

Obsidian Learning

New post March 2016 #obsidianchat Summary on Obsidian Learning. It seems everything you read related to learning right now mentions gamification. Take into consideration the various ideas associated with the term “web-ready” a few years ago.

Quotes and excerpts on the need for Learning 2.0 from the Best of T+D: 2007-2009

ID Reflections

Shaffer in How Computer Games Help Children Learn (quoted by Harold Jarche in T+D) Creativity is a conversation--a tension--between individuals working on individual problems, and the professional communities they belong to. Shaffer in How Computer Games Help Children Learn (quoted by Harold Jarche in T+D) Professionals immeresed in communities of practice have a larger zone of proximal development. David Wilkins in Learning 2.0

3 Ways an Online Community Enhances Learning

WBT Systems

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. So, how do online communities enhance learning?

How to Use Social Learning Bridge Geographical Gaps

CLO Magazine

There is an implication associated with informal learning that you aren’t really learning or that the learning isn’t tied to objectives. But, as I stated in a recent video interview with Chief Learning Officer magazine , learning is learning, whether it happens in a structured (formal) or unstructured (informal) manner. Social learning enhances both types of education. Often they include social learning tactics.

Don’t Ignore Non-Dues Revenue Potential of Digital Badges!

WBT Systems

This week Eric Kuhn, opening keynoter at ASAE’s 2017 Marketing, Membership & Communications Conference advised attendees to “ adopt social media next practices , not just best practices “, when describing social media as one of the most powerful marketing tools for associations.

E-Learning News and Notes

eLearning 24-7

I love Questionmark, its a wonderful product and it can use a “connector” to integrate into your learning platform or system. Greater increase in the number of learning management systems offering quiz/assessment tools. Considering the growth of authoring tools, learning platforms, even mobile platforms jumping into the assessment tool space with equal performance, it just seems to be moving down the opposite side of the bell curve. Collaborative Learning Systems.

Improve Student Success with an Online Learning Community

WBT Systems

Do you ever think about your association’s online learners and how they manage to fit your courses into their busy lives? Imagine: after a long day of work, errands, and household chores and duties, they manage to find time to finish the week’s assignments for the online course they’re taking with your association. A learning community makes courses more engaging and enjoyable. Enhance the online learning experience with a learning community.

Social Learning & the Hourly Employee

CLO Magazine

In giving talks about social learning, I am often asked various questions about building a case for social learning. However, in our efforts to justify why a social learning program should be implemented or even why one should be stopped, we often miss the opportunity to have someone speak from the workforce-centric perspective. Instead of exploring workarounds leaders completely dismiss the power of social learning tools for the sake of avoiding potential lawsuits.

Keeping your head above water

Learning with e's

My first speaking engagement is at the Learning and Skills Group Conference at Olympia, in London. The invited workshop I'm presenting is titled: " Collaborative and Cooperative Learning - the how and the why" in which I will look at choosing online tools, creativity, the role of Web 2.0

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Finally, Good News: Training Budgets Up Over 9 Percent, Survey Says

Mindflash

Each year Bersin & Associates surveys the training landscape, asking companies how much they’re spending on training, and distills the results into its annual Corporate Learning Factbook (an executive summary is available for free download here).

TOPYX Learning Management System Makes The Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 18, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) , is excited to announce it has earned a spot on Inc. Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX ® , a leading learning management system (LMS) software.

TOPYX Learning Management System Makes The Inc. 5000 List For Third Consecutive Year

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 18, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) , is excited to announce it has earned a spot on Inc. Interactyx is the developer of TOPYX ® , a leading learning management system (LMS) software. Our entire TOPYX team is fully committed to supporting our clients’ learning and development initiatives, and providing the best LMS software, for the best value in our industry.

Ten Advantages of Mobile Learning

Origin Learning

It was but inevitable that organizations would find a way to train their employees with mobile learning solutions. Foster Workplace Learning with Mobile Learning Solutions. Smartphones are also a great way to deploy learning at the workplace. Learn Faster and Save Time.

TOPYX LMS Survey Reveals 70% of Clients Expect to Grow Their Learning Management System User Base Within 12 Months

TOPYX LMS

The global Learning Management System (LMS) market is expected to grow from $5B in 2016 to $10B in the next five years, according to recent research by MarketsandMarkets. Learn more about the TOPYX social learning management system at https://topyx.com/.

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Interactyx Named To Florida Companies On Growth “Watch” List

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 17, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , is honored to be named among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years.

Interactyx Named To Florida Companies On Growth “Watch” List

TOPYX LMS

BONITA SPRINGS, FL – August 17, 2016 – Interactyx, the developer of the TOPYX® learning management system (LMS) software , is honored to be named among 50 statewide companies expected to see significant growth over the next several years.