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. Join me as I talk with DE Executive Director, Candee Chambers and VP of Membership Engagement, Jen Bernhardt about how they’ve created a modern learning portal that will grow with their organization’s needs. Q&A HIGHLIGHTS: Tell us about the DirectEmployers Association. And what prompted the idea of the DE Academy learning portal ?

What Do I Need in an LMS? I’m Looking to Market and Sell eLearning.

Association eLearning

Let’s say you’re an association. You know you need to convert your ILT to an online format. Those seeking out your association for certifications, know and trust you. Keep that brand recognition going on all platforms your learners use including your LMS with the ability to brand your portal. This includes colors and format. Course Catalog: For a few associations, the website is secondary to the LMS. Check out Knowledge Direct LMS for Associations.

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The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?

Association eLearning

It doesn’t necessarily need to be all written out before LMS consideration begins, but it is helpful to have a vision for the final content types and formats. When we get requests from associations considering an LMS, it is always interesting to get an understanding of the current learning environment. You need both. Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. It’s pretty looking but frustrating every time you open it.

3 Key Modules of Mobile LMS Portal to Drive Workforce Performance

Your Training Edge

Corporate trainers and managers access training across mobile LMS portal to align learning with pertinent business needs and performance goals. In today’s digital era, the complete framework of mobile LMS portal includes three different modules. The development tool helps to create content in PDF, Word, and other formats incorporating graphics, videos, and animations. The above-discussed modules showcase the significance of the modern LMS portal.

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Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

Whether you’re marketing your association to new members or marketing continuing education, there are some compelling reasons to upgrade your organization’s website and your LMS to a mobile responsive layout such as these reasons from Google Analytics : 48% of users say they feel frustrated and annoyed when they get to a site that’s not mobile-friendly. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.

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Go Mobile or Go Home

Association eLearning

Whether you’re marketing your association to new members or marketing continuing education, there are some compelling reasons to upgrade your organization’s website and your LMS to a mobile responsive layout such as these reasons from Google Analytics : 48% of users say they feel frustrated and annoyed when they get to a site that’s not mobile-friendly. According to Statista.com , “As of 2013, worldwide mobile phone internet user penetration was 73.4%.

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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. But due to increased travel costs, many associations are seeing lower attendance at their annual meetings. Of your association members and potential members, how large is the possible market?

A step by step guide to set up your corporate training TalentLMS portal

TalentLMS

We have created this guide for all those HR & training managers out there who have been assigned the task of setting up their corporate training portal, whether that’s for compliance, onboarding or general on-the-job training. We’ve named this a meta-guide as it packages much of our already-produced knowledge into a neat, step-by-step reference resource for starting your corporate training TalentLMS portal out. 2) Customizing your portal.

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.

Cross-platform LMS Integration Strategies

Web Courseworks

In the past, ERP technologies (a category in which I would include association management systems) were often deployed on midrange hosts. Even with cloud vendors, achieving a seamless login experience can be made straightforward through the use of authentication portals that use web service APIs or OpenID. Data formatting standards such as XML and JSON have simplified this flow of information, and services such as SOAP and REST have standardized the mechanism.

How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

Kitaboo

Why should nonprofit organizations and associations switch to digital publishing? Hence, reports are of utmost importance for such associations. Here’s why should societies & associations publish & distribute journals on digital platforms. There are software tools that help generate reports and also convert the previously printed ones to a digital format, in no time. How can societies and associations digitize their report publishing and delivery process?

Social Learning – What’s the Point? Time to turn the tables on the naysayers

eLearning 24-7

LMS/LCMS/Learning Portals (commercial & free), Social Learning stand-alone systems, hybrid system, content authoring tools, m-learning, web conferencing (already exists in many systems), virtual worlds, virtual meeting systems (already exists in some systems), marketplace exchanges (not affiliated with a system). LMS/LCMS/Learning Portal (commercial or free), e-readers, any mobile device(i.e. Ideally for business including non-profit, associations. What’s the point?

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

Talented Learning

Corporations , associations, public institutions — as well as solopreneurs and subject matter experts who’ve never designed or delivered training in their lives — all are creating and selling online content at an unprecedented pace. For example, if you develop continuing medical education (CME) content, you can market it to individual doctors, to health systems with many doctors on staff, to associations that serve clinicians — or all three.

ASAE Annual 2016: 5 things we learned

LearnUpon

Last week, 21,000 professionals from across the associations industry gathered to discuss what’s new in training and continuing professional development. That’s why CEO Brendan and account managers Phily and Peadar travelled to Salt Lake City to get an insight into what associations now need to deliver successful training. Associations need an LMS that integrates easily. For most associations, an LMS needs to be more than a stand-alone platform.

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Tips for Developing an LMS RFP

Association eLearning

Unfortunately, copying requirements from another association or company will get you only short-term results with no long-term benefit. As mentioned in the whitepaper, “8 Steps to Selecting Your Association LMS” , we’re reminded that “typically, the more features you add, the greater the likelihood that the vendor will need to customize their product to meet your requirements. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

Here are the current breakouts: Google Chrome 8 and future editions, Microsoft IE9 and Apple Safari 5 supports h.264, a proprietary format. Charles Jennings, Managing Director, Duntroon Associates. E-Learn Info e-learning e-learning vendors elearning HTML5 LCMS learning portal LMS mobile learning SCORM tablet tablets Talent and Performance Management Trends Uncategorized webinars ASTD clo mlearning talent management

eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

This past year, we focused on the rise of mobile learning through investment in HTML5, creation of MOOC-like offerings by associations, invention of micro-learning opportunities for various platforms, and growth of social media-style credentials. You may see some hits and some misses in those posts, but the general trends toward HTML5, multi-platform learning, micro-credentialing, and MOOC-style formats are tough to ignore. so we have a laboratory to experiment with the format.

Certification Tracking Made Simple

discoverlink

Manage and track ServSafe certifications from the National Restaurant Association with ease (ServSafe Manager, ServSafe Food Handler, ServSafe Alcohol, and ServSafe Allergens).

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QTI 3.0 – All You Need to Know for your Digital Assessment Transformation

Magic EdTech

QTI is an open format that specifies an information model and associated binding that can be used to represent and share assessment content between different learning platforms: item banks, learning management systems, and assessment platforms. format.

QTI 3.0 – All You Need to Know for your Digital Assessment Transformation

Magic EdTech

QTI is an open format that specifies an information model and associated binding that can be used to represent and share assessment content between different learning platforms: item banks, learning management systems, and assessment platforms. format.

5 Onboarding Training Challenges and 5 Opportunities Today’s Workforce Faces

Obsidian Learning

Whether your organization is transitioning to a virtual onboarding program from a face-to-face one or developing a virtual experience from scratch, virtual onboarding programs can be associated with both challenges and opportunities. Those can be developed in stable formats.

The Definitive 2020 LMS Implementation Guide

Academy of Mine

In this hierarchy, admins have the right to access the portal and add learners to the platform. Depending on your requirements, select one portal or multiple portals. Define the cost associated with all these project management tasks.

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Gamification Trends in 2019 – Packed with Tips and Ideas You Can Use

EI Design

Of the various myths associated with what Gamification can do/can’t do, I list the three I have encountered the most: Gamification in eLearning doesn’t really help learners learn.?. The year is also witnessing an acceleration in the adoption of Gamification as more organizations opt for Mobile Learning and leverage on Microlearning based training formats. Gamified portals. The Gamified portals can be applied for certain niche applications.

12+1 TalentLMS customizations that will improve your users’ eLearning experience

TalentLMS

Consistency, in fact, should run throughout everything associated with the brand, both internally and externally. TalentLMS understands how important it is for your learning portal to match your visual identity and general branding (down to the tone of your communications), and it gives you several customization options to help you achieve just that. Aside from its name, few things are more associated with your company’s brand than your corporate logo.

Report on course profitability with Arlo training management software

Arlo Training & Events Software

You can also export reports, either in PDF or Excel format, on the number of registrations with the “registration count” report in Arlo. This report summarises all activities (event registrations, orders, leads, value, tasks, and notes), associated with an account manager and their clients.

20 Free Online Resources and Software Every Students Should Know

Pinlearn

A vast majority of books are available for free in digital formats. Various education facilitators use this online web portal to access informative content on organized topics such as Light, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Nuclear physics, relativity, electricity, magnetism, astrophysics, etc. #8: This portal has several mirrors. Online educational resources for students are becoming increasingly valuable in the 21 st century.

Find out if social learning chemistry works for you!

Origin Learning

For this retailer, most store computers were dedicated to sales and related management reporting with associates having neither a company computer or a tablet, nor a phone. How to capture local knowledge from experienced employees in a capsule format? The desire to have a single portal for learning, sharing, and collaboration that could be accessed through any device (PC, smartphone, or tablets). Create a portal for sharing of success stories and lessons learned.

Next-Level eLearning: Branded Content & Personalization

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are so many reasons a Learning Management System (LMS) can help your organization by serving as a portal for eLearning. Every company has a few signature colors that customers associate with their brand. Below are just some of the ways that Knowledge Anywhere can incorporate your company’s colors, logo, and values into our learning platform: Personalized email formatting.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Eliminates the risks associated with warehousing and logistics. ePUB is the standard format for eBooks, as most of the eBook readers accept files in the ePUB format. However, if you have the content ready in PDF, text or any other format, you should still be able to upload the file to the platform and convert it to ePUB. Other widely used eBook formats include Mobi and AZW, depending on the device you want to make the content available on.

5 Examples On How To Convert Induction And Onboarding Program To Blended Or Fully Online Training

Adobe Captivate

What Are Some Challenges Associated With The Traditional Approach? You can use a combination of techniques, including: Portal-based solutions that feature Learning Paths. Specifically, You can deliver the induction and onboarding program in mLearning format, giving the employees the flexibility to learn on the device of their choice. Additionally, using high-impact formats like videos, interactive videos, gamified quizzes, and so on keeps them engaged.

Six Proven Steps for Successful LMS Implementation (Part 3 of 6)

AbaraLMS

Most businesses have Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS) that contain employee information, while some academic organizations have Student Information Systems (SIS) that contain student information, and some professional associations have Member Management Systems (MMS) that contain member information. This can be done by developing a program that extracts data from the user account system and formats it as per the specifications of the LMS to import it. Portal.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

An online training course can be delivered in multiple formats, from the most basic PowerPoint presentation and PDF documents through to advanced interactive slides designed using specialist elearning software. In the decades that followed, virtual learning environments were created allowing learners to access dedicated web portals and communities where they could learn about almost any subject securing qualifications in the process.

How to Select the Best eBook Publishing Platform

Kitaboo

Eliminates the risks associated with warehousing and logistics. ePUB is the standard format for eBooks, as most of the eBook readers accept files in the ePUB format. However, if you have the content ready in PDF, text or any other format, you should still be able to upload the file to the platform and convert it to ePUB. Other widely used eBook formats include Mobi and AZW, depending on the device you want to make the content available on.

11 Solutions to Blended Learning Challenges Where Clients Get Stuck

Obsidian Learning

Ask associated stakeholders where changes in behavior could move the needle on organizational performance. Solution: Make access easy and clear with learning portals and learning maps. In the meantime, you can make big improvements for learners (and for ROI) with learning portals and maps, as discussed here. TIP: If you want to generate interest and convey an exciting change, don’t use the same tired email blast format.

SaaS vs custom eLearning solution: How to Start an Online Tutoring Business?

mysimpleshow

Define the type of courses like video courses, written format courses, etc. Various e-learning platforms allow tutors to post lessons and courses in various formats; videos are one the bests. As online tutor, you can leverage the video format and create video lectures and other explainer videos. So be wise and choose a platform that lets you use the format for creating rich courses backed with relevant explainer videos. What are you really good at?

Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos

EI Design

In our formative years, it is the predominant way we learn, and this continues through the years of our formal education and then at the workplace. Do take a look at the following facts and you will change your mind: Social learning approaches have a 75:1 ROI ratio over web-based training (Association for Talent Development). Given their bite-sized format, they will be consumed and shared easily.