Podcast 22: Launching a Learning Portal – With DirectEmployers Association

Talented Learning

WELCOME TO EPISODE 22 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. That was the goal when the DirectEmployers Association (DE) envisioned its new learning portal, DE Academy. If you don’t fully understand your audience’s learning needs, preferences and behaviors, your program is at risk. What did you learn from Carla?

Best Practices in Creating an Enterprise e-Learning Portal

Hurix Digital

Nearly half of the most profitable companies in the world are using e-learning methods to help rookie professionals develop their technical skills. With an e-learning portal , companies are noticing an exponential increase in the engagement of employees. On an average, employees spend more than 5 hours learning on an eLearning platform. Dive in and read how you can develop an effective and productive e-learning portal.

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2019 Talented Learning Awards: Continuing Education Systems

Talented Learning

Last week we kicked-off the 2019 Talented Learning Awards by honoring the best learning systems in our first category – corporate extended enterprise systems. 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. Of course, other kinds of learning software also deserve recognition. eLogic Learning.

State of the LMS 2012

eLearning 24-7

For the past month, I have been conducting a survey on learning platforms and specifically learning management systems. . Respondents were from all size of companies, education, higher education, associations, non profits and other. Do you have a LMS/LCMS/Learning Platform. Back in the early 2000′s, LMSs often had content mgt features built within their system, but called themselves learning management systems. Product – 54.2%.

What’s hurting the LMS market

eLearning 24-7

While this is a great concept for party decorations, it is not for a learning platform. I see it a lot, especially with social learning and the wonderment of some vendors of adding a “discussion forum and text chat room&# as part of their solution. While it is true that your customer support or tech support people are not being paid in candy, and thus, there needs to be a cost associated with it; you could offset those costs, with a higher markup or find other ways. .

5 Trends to Watch 4 n 2011

eLearning 24-7

They are similar to what you see in your standard LMS, course content, learning paths, reporting – but it is not as robust (which is fine for some end users). Basic systems – people are being overwhelmed with systems that shove as much as they can into their product and overcharge for it. If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. Extended Enterprise/Channel Product/Distributors Market.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

When you hear the term “browser agnostic&# , what this means is that the product or solution will work on any browser. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. The bandwagon rage are LMS vendors stating that their product/solution is optimized for tablets, specifically mentioning the iPad. DEPENDS on whose product your purchase. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me).

Covid-19 Aid: Free Tools and Resources for Virtual Learning and Remote Work

Talented Learning

As I discussed in last week’s post , organizations everywhere are suddenly taking a crash course in virtual learning. So we’ve compiled a list of free tools and resources in 7 categories: 1) Learning Technology Offers. 3) Learning and Business Services.

Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

When you hear the term “browser agnostic&# , what this means is that the product or solution will work on any browser. But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Several years ago, many LMS vendor products did not work on Macs, a major consternation for end users who used this system. DEPENDS on whose product your purchase. it does not have to be your product).

3 Tips for Building a Top Notch Continuing Education Program for Your Members

Abila

Members choose their association as the “go-to” source for training and education. In fact, according to our 2018 Member Education and Career Development Report , 85 percent of members look to associations for professional development opportunities. For example:When it comes to technology, you might start with a learning management system (LMS) and office management tools. Could you reorganize your learning portal so content is easier for members to find?

Tips for Successful Event Capture

Abila

Between the venue, speakers, catering, and marketing, associations spend millions of dollars each year hosting continuing education events and conferences. You can do just that when you capture your live presentations and repurpose them in your association’s content library. Having worked in the live capture and video production business for more than a decade, I’ve seen just about every mistake in the book.

How Docebo 7.7 Helps You Amplify Digital Learning Experience to Produce Better Learning Outcomes

Docebo

To understand how technology will change the way people learn for the better, we must reflect as to how technology is changing the way we live. Personalized learning is one area of learning and development (L&D) that, until now, has been limited (and cumbersome) because the technology required to do it in an effective and meaningful way hasn’t been there. Support personalized learning paths for every learner. Updates to the Docebo LinkedIn Learning integration.

7 Best Practices for Effective Custom eLearning Content Development

Obsidian Learning

At Obsidian Learning, we’ve spent over 20 years honing our process, always adapting it slightly to adjust to client and project specificities. This is where subject matter experts and learning strategists meet to hash out learning objectives, competency levels, and possible delivery methods. Mastery – Your learning needs to be sufficiently skilled at something such that they can guide someone else in performing the task (e.g., Learning Portal – Structure.

IAR Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

Download the IAR Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. Founded in 1913, The Indiana Association of REALTORS ® (IAR) is a professional membership society representing more than 18,000 REALTORS statewide who are involved in virtually all aspects related to the sale, purchase, exchange or lease of real property in Indiana. The real challenge would be getting the brokerages to buy into the concept, and help market the association’s course to their employees.

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4 Incredible Ways Technology is Fostering Smarter Communication

Your Training Edge

Here are some of the mention-able areas of concern that describe how technological advancements are likely to cause a positive impact: Efficient use of technology in the translation process can speed up the process and enhance productivity. “It’s not a faith in technology. It’s faith in people.”. Steve Jobs, Business Magnate. When it comes to bringing people together, it is impossible to deny the significance of technology.

Social Learning pays off! A Success Story

Origin Learning

Learning by force is passé. How do organizations engage with young, trendy, and tech-savvy people when it comes to learning and development? In a world where the social platform is increasingly the way to connect, learn, grow and scale, businesses are being made to alter their thinking. If the dose of social learning can be tailored to meet the needs of a business then a learner’s participation graph is sure to reflect an upward trend.

DMA Professional Development Portal

Association eLearning

Download the DMA Association Learning Management System Case Study as a PDF. The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) is the world’s leading independent organization for data-driven marketers. DMA views education as a key driver to promote these goals as well as drive new revenue to the association. DMA found the replacement LMS they were looking for when they discovered Digitec Interactive and their Knowledge Direct® Learning Management System.

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11 Solutions to Blended Learning Challenges Where Clients Get Stuck

Obsidian Learning

Are you stuck in the blended learning development or deployment process? Ask associated stakeholders where changes in behavior could move the needle on organizational performance. If your company purchased off-the-shelf “page turner” training to check the box and prove training is being offered, then a lot can be done to increase its impact, especially using a blended learning model. Solution: Make access easy and clear with learning portals and learning maps.

What is Elearning?

TOPYX LMS

Learners can acquire qualifications or develop new skills using electronic devices such as a laptop, mobile device or tablet, accessing educational material often delivered through a learning management system (LMS) which is hosted online. With the ongoing development of the internet and the advancement in elearning technologies, the way in which learners learn will continue to evolve into the future. Thank you to our Guest Blogger spearhead eLearning.

LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions

Tony Karrer

Here are some resources that I found that may help: LMS eCommerce Solution Product Review: Litmos LMS LMS For SMBs And Training Companies – A Year On, Is It Still The Same? A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) LMS Spotlight: Litmos Wait. What’s hurting the LMS market 2010 LMS Products of the Year LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Low Cost LMS - Help Needed Why it’s hard to find an LMS LMS Spotlight: Topyx LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

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

EI Design

Gamification is the use of principles and key elements of gaming to deliver the required learning objectives. The key elements of the Game mechanics that are a part of Gamification for learning include: While “Have fun as you learn” resonates well with learners, these approaches are often looked at with skepticism by the corporates. Gamification adds fun to learning but does not drive learner performance. Gamification Trend #1: Maturing of Gamification for learning.

Knowledge Direct LMS Receives Top Honors

Association eLearning

Digitec wins the coveted Brandon Hall Excellence in Learning Technology Award for their best-in-class learning management system (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Knowledge Direct – a SaaS based learning management system for online continuing education, professional development and certification programs, received rave reviews in the Best Advance in Learning Management Technology for External Training category. The ISTH and Digitec Partner on CME Portal - May 30, 2013.

Bob Mosher on Informal Learning and Performance Support

Learning Visions

Informal Learning: Are We Missing a HUGE Opportunity? with Bob Mosher of Learning Guide Solutions, presented by Massachusetts Chapter of ISPI and sponsored by Kineo. Part of the problem w/training is that people can’t recall – performance support helps you remember and decode what you learned. Mobile Support Mobile support for Herman Miller sales rep – pictures of all the chairs and products, click deeper to get more info on product –what’s the fabric, is it in stock?

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

mysimpleshow

Is there someone out who would want to learn what you can teach them? billion mark by 2020 and as per the forecasts of Research and Markets, the global e-learning market will grow over $325 Billion by 2025. The e-learning has become a prominent source of education, and the progress of technology is embracing the people with advancements in the learning mediums. You are only confined to the features associated with it by default from the vendors.

Creating Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos

EI Design

The last few years have seen a significant increase in the use of social learning for employee training. In this article, I share the benefits of social learning and show you how you can use microlearning videos as an effective social learning tool. How To Create Powerful Employee Training With Social Learning – Featuring Microlearning Videos. Technology that can easily promote informal learning. What Is Social Learning? Social Learning

Konnect 3.0 Launch at ATD-2018 – Announcement

Origin Learning

Origin Learning is proud to be an exhibitor at the ATD International Conference and Exposition in San Diego. We are launching Konnect 3.0 – a learning system for the extended enterprise and customer education. It is secure, cloud-based, marketplace-ready, and one of the few mobile-first learning systems available in the market. It would be great to speak to you and understand your extended enterprise learning requirements. Delivering Focused Learning.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards honor best-in-class solutions across the learning and technology marketplace. awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. 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. The “Best of E-learning!”

A List of Interesting Mobile Learning Links

Upside Learning

Mobile learning is in the air, almost everyone realizes the potential, and some companies are now taking tentative first steps. While I haven’t blogged in a while, I continue trawling through my RSS feeds, seeing more and more references to mobile learning, mlearning, performance support, ‘just-in-time’ and so many other terms that make sense in that context. Learning Through Situated Simulations: Exploring Mobile Augmented Reality. Why You Need A Mobile Learning Strategy.

Why every company should consider training the extended enterprise

Matrix

In more scholarly terms, the extended enterprise is defined as the wider organization representing all associated entities — customers, employees, suppliers, distributors, etc — who directly or indirectly, formally or informally, collaborate in the design development, productions, and delivery of a product the end user. If the villagers are wise and knowledgeable, the child will learn from them. If not, the child will still learn from them. E-learning Managers

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

Adobe Captivate

Face-to-face, facilitated sessions have been the traditional approach to induct and onboard employees, as the human touch (learning directly from peers and seniors) helps them understand the organizational dynamics and its value proposition, quickly and effectively. What Are Some Challenges Associated With The Traditional Approach? High engagement quotient and sticky learning experience. The bite-sized learning makes it easier for them to assimilate it at their own pace.

Your Bottom Line: 4 Ways to Pitch Degreed to the CFO

Degreed

Purchasing an enterprise learning solution like Degreed, is a high-consequence decision most companies only make once every five to ten years, so how do you justify the purchase of something like Degreed to your CFO? Improves learning team productivity . To see the complete list, visit 5 ways to curate learning with Degreed. Improves end-user productivity. Continuous learning is now a requirement for today’s workforce to stay competitive, but who has the time?

How You Can Use Social Learning To Engage Your Learners

EI Design

Although the social learning phenomenon is catching up, many in the learning sphere are not sure of its impact owing to misconceptions around it and lack of data to showcase its impact. This article outlines how you can use social learning effectively to engage your learners. How Can You Use Social Learning To Engage Learners? In simple terms, social learning is learning with and from others and is not bound by a specific type of learning.

Top Learning Systems Trends – A 2019 Extended Enterprise Market Guide

Talented Learning

When you look at the list below you might wonder why we’re not calling this our 2019 Book of Learning Systems Trends. Well, a lot is happening in extended enterprise learning and we want to touch on all the high points. In fact, this guide is like the learning systems landscape, itself – deep, broad and multi-faceted. Our trends lists reflect how learning systems buyers are actually driving innovation with their dollars! Top Learning Systems Trends for 2019. #21

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.

Extended Enterprise Learning: Can You Get There From Here?

Talented Learning

” As a specialist in extended enterprise learning technologies, I get it. Extended Enterprise Learning: We’re Not In Kansas Anymore. That’s usually how HR and training professionals react when stepping into the realm of extended enterprise learning. Many HR and L&D professionals are proficient at speaking native “organizational learning” language. Extended Enterprise Learning: Worth Going the Extra Mile.

E-Learning on the Move at Greyhound

CLO Magazine

As Greyhound adopts e-learning programs to train its employees, the 100-year-old company proves that an old dog can use new learning methods. is in an e-learning state of mind. Last year, the bus company decided to switch from focusing on classroom sessions to e-learning programs that teach leadership skills, customer service and team cooperation when and where employees need it. They decided to use an online learning portal to deliver training programs to employees.

The Winners List: Learning Locker® Open Source Awards 2019

HT2 Labs

With a global cohort of organizations presenting their Learning Locker innovations to judges, extensive deliberations have now taken place to recognize the strongest contenders across a variety of categories. Highlighting innovation and creativity amongst users of both Open Source and Enterprise editions of the Learning Locker® LRS, the first year of the Awards proved popular with learning analytics enthusiasts from a diverse range of industries and disciplines.