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.

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. based eLearning content creation platform. About Griffin-Hammis Associates.

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TOPYX a Top LMS Solution for Associations

TOPYX LMS

TalentedLearning.com recently announced that TOPYX learning management system (LMS) made the Top 10 Association LMS Solutions in the World. Over 100 LMSs were reviewed to determine the top learning management solutions for associations of all sizes. Talented Learning, led by CEO, John Leh, is a research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of enterprise learning technology solutions. See more reasons why TOPYX LMS is perfect for associations.

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. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. We want DirectEmployers Association to be the go-to solution for contractors who need OFCCP compliance and talent acquisition information, resources and support. JEN: That’s where our consultant Carla Downing came in. Follow one association's journey on The Talented Learning Show!

Association eLearning Guru

Web Courseworks

The association marketplace has caught my attention as a promising avenue for eLearning services. The market is as large and diverse as it can get— an association exists for almost all types of interests and businesses from the American Bar Association to the Knitting Guild Association. Professional consultant Jeff Cobb has positioned himself as an expert on eLearning and associations.

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. Often educators, especially those who achieve success researching and teaching in the higher education market, dream of private sector opportunity. This new venture stemmed from what he saw as an important need for information in the association sphere.

Association LMS Selection Guru, Jeff Cobb, to Host Webinar

Web Courseworks

Jeff Cobb has recently added webinars and C-level breakfasts to round out his consultation offerings to the Association space. I am thrilled that Jeff and Celisa had the can-do spirit to build a research and consulting practice dedicated to Association eLearning. Education departments looking to replace decade old LMS systems or build new eLearning initiatives powered by an LMS have long used their Association LMS report for guidance.

Why Your Association Should Be Considering Responsive Web Design

Association eLearning

She is excited by the ways that social media has allowed associations to better connect with — and understand — their members. Already, more than one in three American adults own a tablet device, according to the Pew Research Center. What does this all mean for associations? So some associations created dedicated mobile version of their website — simplified, streamlined editions that are stripped down of images and elements and some content.

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. If you want a healthy eLearning curriculum for your learners you will want to focus your research and development on: Where is your eLearning content coming from?

Is your Association a Learning Organization?

WBT Systems

Is your association a learning organization? Do any of these themes sound familiar to your association? Though the label of ‘learning organization’ is more usually applied to corporate organizations, the concept is becoming more relevant to associations, especially in light of several recently published whitepapers that highlight the need for changes in the provision of continuing professional education and the levels of technology usage by association members.

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. In the midst of COVID-19 , many associations are seeking alternative options for member collaboration with the cancellation or postponement of important conferences and meet-ups. Consult experts to help navigate the LMS market.

Your Association Members & Customers Have an Ear for Podcasts

WBT Systems

It’s time your association gets a podcast too. Like associations, there’s a podcast for every topic you can imagine. In its annual podcast consumer report , Edison Research said podcast listeners are predominately 18 to 54 years old, affluent, educated, and employed full-time. New listeners are highly likely to become regular listeners, according to Bridge Ratings Media Research , increasing their consumption as time goes on.

Keeping Your Members Involved: A Helpful How-To Guide

Blue Sky eLearn

Your association is most effective when you’ve created a strong community of members who value opportunities for professional development. Once your members have attended their first event or taken their first course through your association, you’ll want to take the necessary steps to keep them involved and motivated. When it comes to keeping your association’s members engaged, your software solutions are your secret weapon. Integrate your eLearning platform and your AMS.

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28 eLearning quotes from eLearning experts, implementers, and gurus

TalentLMS

No matter the reason, these eLearning quotes will help you understand how important and beneficial online learning can be for any organization. eLearning quotes from eLearning experts. We reached out to eLearning experts to provide us with their take on online training.

Email is Cheap, but isn’t (Always) the Answer

Association eLearning

Partnering with Professional and Trade Associations, Meagan consults and develops programs to move the needle in membership marketing & engagement, event marketing & sponsorship/exhibit sales. . When it comes to appropriate marketing strategy for your association, processes can look different from one organization to the next – although, there is a ton of overlap in the methods used. Launch a blog: Your association has a lot to say.

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. Blue Sky eLearn.

17 AWESOME RESOURCES ON MICRO LEARNING

Learnnovators

This approach aligns with research that proves we learn better when engaged in short, focused sessions, than hour-long sessions that cause information overload. 7 Micro-eLearning Techniques to Improve Performance : In this article by Christopher Pappas you will find an in-depth look at how you can integrate Micro-eLearning techniques into your eLearning course, in order to improve performance and provide your students or employees with the most beneficial eLearning course design.

Elevating Professional Development at a Unique Cobb Conference

Web Courseworks

There is probably no other individual who has had more impact on professional development initiatives undertaken by national associations and other communities of practice than Jeff Cobb. Instead, LTD features experts who have “walked the talk,” working in the trenches of technology design for national associations. You can see the line-up of association professional development practitioners here.

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. In other words, I’m most interested in learning solutions designed for business customers and channel partners, association members, continuing education participants and the public-at-large. It’s a good time to be an LMS selection consultant. Professional associations and non-profits are also in an active switching mode.

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Five Reasons to Apply for eLearning Awards

Web Courseworks

This managing eLearning blog’s mission is to inform managers about emerging topics and to impart advice concerning becoming a better leader and manager. As many of you know, I am a crossover corporate eLearning consultant and vendor. Over the last ten years I have concentrated on association, non-profit and healthcare related eLearning PD and performance improvement platforms. Here, I will hobnob with some of the top innovators in corporate eLearning.

What are you reading for eLearning insight?

Integrated Learnings

If you’re in search of recommended reading for eLearning insight, consider some of these sources of inspiration …. Books about training, consulting, and trendy business topics. Bookstores from other relevant professional associations likely have some good reads, too, such as the Society for Human Resource Management or the American Evaluation Association. Those who are heavily involved in eLearning development might enjoy magazines for programmers or graphic designers.

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

Talented Learning

Countless research reports confirm that video is changing our lives profoundly at home and at work. So how exactly can this work for associations hoping to enhance and extend conference learning? This is an easy way to put a “face” on your association, while creating interest in the event and highlighting the educational benefits of attending. Associations invest too much time and effort in conferences to ignore video’s power and reach.

Podcast Episode 7: Modern Certification Programs – With Arleen Thomas

Talented Learning

On a regular basis, I’m interviewing some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the field of extended enterprise learning – including vendor executives, consultants, customers and others. EPISODE 7 – TOPIC SUMMARY AND GUEST: What can associations do to modernize certification programs for young professionals? We saw a role for our association in that education process with the CGMA. What was the most important insight you gained from your research?

The Surprising Benefits of Gamification in eLearning

Clarity Consultants

So, if you are at all interested in exploring how gamification can play into your eLearning strategy, read on for 5 surprising benefits of this learning strategy. Games are fun to make and fun to play, so they are an obvious choice for eLearning scenarios. Gamification in eLearning makes what can otherwise be a potentially dry or uninteresting topic that much more interesting and immersive. eLearning

MICHAEL ALLEN – CRYSTAL BALLING WITH LEARNNOVATORS

Learnnovators

He was the founder and CEO of Authorware, a revolutionary eLearning authoring tool. With a PhD in educational psychology from The Ohio State University, he is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School, a sought after conference speaker, and a prolific writer. What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? Learnnovators: You say, “We have been deeply concerned about the state of elearning.

The Best eLearning Websites to Bookmark

LearnUpon

From webinars and eBooks to design tips and podcasts, there’s an immense amount of eLearning websites and resources available online. For every training challenge, there are hundreds of eLearning experts online who have been there, done that, and have a wealth of advice to offer. Here’s our A to Z of the best eLearning resources out there. Resource Type: eLearning Vlogger. Curated by Ant Pugh, an L&D consultant, this vlog offers a break from the norm.

AI and Learning Systems: Is This Combo as Great and Powerful as it Seems?

Talented Learning

” Yet researchers found that nearly 45% of those companies don’t actually base their products on AI. Web Courseworks eLearning Hype Curve. Late in 2018, learning systems provider Web Courseworks conducted a rigorous analysis of Twitter activity to determine which elearning-related keywords were mentioned most often across the social network. million words, including 60,000+ tweets from a target segment of about 40 elearning influencers.

THE 70:20:10 MODEL – TODAY, TOMORROW & BEYOND

Learnnovators

ABOUT CHARLES JENNINGS (Managing Director, Duntroon Associates): Charles Jennings is a leading thinker, practitioner and consultant in the areas of performance improvement, change management, and learning. What do some of the interesting research findings and survey results point to? Both of these can be supported in the workplace rather than in the classroom or through structured eLearning. There is a lot of research that supports this trend.

The Rise of LMS Specialists: A Tour of Learning Tech Innovation

Talented Learning

As an LMS selection consultant , I’ve had a front-row seat in the rapid shift toward specialization. Among LMS specialists, differentiation tends to start with the target learning audience: employees, extended enterprise (customers, channel and other business partners who interact with an organization from outside its walls), academic institutions, associations or continuing education. Welcome to the Era of LMS Specialists.

The LMS Meets 2017: Top 15 Learning Tech Predictions

Talented Learning

Rather, they are educated guesses about learning technology trends, based on our continuous market research, our consulting interactions with countless LMS buyers and sellers and more than 20 years of experience we’ve accumulated in the learning industry. If you have a named user license model, but are an extended enterprise, association or commercial training company, you are paying too much. Although it is good for business if you are an LMS selection consultant !)

LMS Demo Do’s and Don’ts

Talented Learning

. In the last two weeks as an LMS selection consultant, I have been on the receiving end of 24 hours of live LMS demos from eight different vendors. The second buyer is a non-profit healthcare association providing continuing education to members and non-members. Increase of revenue from the sale of accredited content to healthcare organizations and individuals and global expansion of the association are the key drivers of the new LMS purchase. Free Consult?

LMS Innovation: Where’s the Value?

Talented Learning

We founded this blog to research the industry and provide fiercely independent reporting and analysis of learning for measurable business impact. For the rest of the world — and for the UK in particular — our research shows that LMSs are not ubiquitous, so organizations have an opportunity to be more creative. The lines are blurring between elearning and ecommerce.

Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers. Besides other associations, you now have online professional platforms like LinkedIn (now owned by Microsoft) and Udacity to worry about, plus all the MOOCs like Coursera and EdX. Management consultant and business professor Gary Hamel says you need to unleash your organizational imagination.

Interview with Jack Phillips on ROI for eLearning

Mindflash

a research, benchmarking and consulting organization. So we teach people how to do that and we have 100 consultants to help. What is difficult about measuring and achieving ROI in eLearning? ELearning shines here because the technology allows us to easily use tests, quizzes, simulations, games, and demos along the way to reinforce the learning. We rarely find Level 3 and Level 4 measurement in eLearning, and ROI measurement is extremely rare.

4 Corporate LMS Flavors: Which Do You Choose?

Talented Learning

If you’ve been following the news and analysis from Talented Learning, you know that the thriving 2016 LMS market is comprised of almost 700 vendors, whose solutions can be grouped unequally and imperfectly into corporate, academic, association and continuing education type LMSs. It is a fascinating time to be an LMS selection consultant.

The Extended LMS – The John Leh Report

Web Courseworks

Talented Learning is a news, research and consulting organization dedicated to the advancement of all aspects of extended enterprise learning technology solutions. His weekly blog and webinar publishes best practices, vendor reviews, education and case studies that are useful to professionals involved in channel, customer, association, academic and public sector learning. This interview will take a closer look at John’s background in eLearning management and success.

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10 Tips to Earn Money as an eLearning Professional

Trivantis

As is the case with any worthwhile and rewarding career path, it takes time and dedication to be a successful eLearning professional. However, there are a number of ways that you can boost your earning potential and increase your profits even if you are new in the eLearning field. Review your competitors’ services, either these are eLearning freelancers or companies, to see how you can differentiate yours. . Capitalize on emerging eLearning technologies. .

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

The 2015 “Best of Elearning!” Best of Elearning! Given the number of nominations, to make the list in 2015 is quite an honor,” says Catherine Upton, Elearning! The Best of Elearning! Research indicated 85 percent of readers had recommended an e-learning solution to a peer over the most recent 12-month period, and 61 percent claimed that award recognition “impacts their decision” to consider a product or service. Elearning! Elearning!

Lifelong learning from Tagoras

Web Courseworks

I’d like to give a shout-out to Jeff and Celisa’s efforts to inform the association education and lifelong learning space. They have established themselves as independent researchers, strategic consultants, and advocates for quality in lifelong professional development. Learning News Learning Technology Strategy Managing eLearning elearning Jeff Cobb podcastLeading Learning Podcast.

4 Stages of a Learning Business

Web Courseworks

OrgCommunity and Web Courseworks are excited to present the closing webinar of the Spring eLearning Thought Leaders series, The Learning Business Maturity Model , featuring Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele of Tagoras. Tagoras is a research and consulting firm for associations and organizations who focus on lifelong learning. The model gives a general idea to what each of these domains might look like within an association or organization at each stage.