What an offline player means for your learning community

Paradiso

Well, we are getting towards this with an Offline Player for your LMS. An offline player, in the context of elearning, is a program which allows learners to download elearning content when they are connected to the internet, then complete the training later when disconnected. Read on and find out what an offline player could do for your employees. Not so long ago all learning was delivered offline. The Offline Player.

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.

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ROE Tips for Your Association’s Online Community

Association eLearning

Your Association’s online community is where your members can engage with not only each other but with your association’s resources. I recently reached out to Andy for his return on engagement (ROE) tips for association’s online communities. Here’s his take: “Associations tend to identify niche verticals within their organization which might benefit from improved collaboration (committees, events, special industry groups etc).

Offline Marketing for Online Courses with High Ticket Ecommerce and Consulting Business Expert Sayan Sarkar

LifterLMS

Learn about offline marketing for online courses with high ticket ecommerce and consulting business expert Sayan Sarkar in this episode of the LMScast podcast hosted by Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. Most of the time in the world of marketing we are learning about the new ways of doing things with marketing online, but as Sayan shares in this episode, he has had tremendous success with his businesses by marketing offline in newspapers. But offline, it tends to be, there are three ways.

What makes an Association Education Program Successful?

WBT Systems

There is an association for every profession, trade, and interest. In the United States alone, there are tens of thousands of associations and non-profit organizations working to support, develop, and advocate for their respective members and industries. Many of these associations offer some form of professional development, continuing education, or training to both members and non-members, and increasingly this includes an online learning element.

Managing Learning at your Association Annual Conference

WBT Systems

All of these different types of training have varying costs and levels of accessibility for members to attend, yet the most infrequently offered and (usually) most expensive to attend, the association annual conference remains perennially popular among members. Almost every association hosts conferences for their members and for many associations these events comprise the majority of their training. Why use an LMS to Manage Learning at the Association Annual Conference?

Learning Management Systems for Associations: The Essentials

WBT Systems

What are the essential functions of a Learning Management System for Associations? What are the basic elements an LMS for Associations must have to deliver effective, engaging member education and certification programs, while also simplifying the delivery of learning for administrators? Being able to connect with peers, discuss challenges, and have a forum for conversation improves learner engagement among association members, whether the learning is on or offline.

Associations Need to Lead Change with Education Programs

WBT Systems

“ The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm ”, a recently published whitepaper, outlines the potential for Associations to lead a much needed change in the current education industry. The authors of this whitepaper make a compelling case for associations to step in and bridge the growing education-to-employment gap by offering alternative, affordable, industry specific education programs for professional development and credentialing.

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. Retention is one of the most critical metrics for associations and membership organizations today, but what benefits truly increase value for association members and ensure they renew their membership?

Why Should Societies & Associations Publish and Distribute Journals on Digital Platforms?

Kitaboo

Why Do Societies and Associations Publish Journals? Research Societies, Professional Associations or non-profit organizations publish journals with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising funds for supporting their research or services. With these changes taking place, research societies and associations must also upgrade their distribution methods and deliver content on digital platforms. How can societies and associations distribute journals on a digital platform?

Make it Easy for Members to Love your Association LMS!

WBT Systems

Increasingly, associations are adopting Learning Management Systems (LMS) to help simplify the administration and delivery of education and certification programs to a membership that is more geographically dispersed, increasingly busy, and dealing with a changing economy which can make it more difficult to attend meetings and conferences in person. Here we share a few often overlooked tips to help you make it easy for your members not just to use, but to love your Association LMS!

The 3 C’s of Social Learning for Associations

WBT Systems

The 3 C’s of social learning for associations will help you decide what approach works best for your association members when incorporating social learning into the design of education programs. Like many individuals and organizations in modern society, associations maintain social media profiles for sharing content of interest to their members. How is Social Learning relevant to Associations? . The 3 C's of Social Learning for Associations.

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

Kitaboo

6 Reasons Why Non-Profit Associations Need a Digital Library. These organizations, which are more often than not nonprofit associations, still store their sensitive data in the form of hard copies. Here’s how associations can distribute e-reports effectively.

7 Highly Effective Guidelines to Create an e-Report for Associations

Kitaboo

However, a lot of associations and societies are still operating offline, performing tasks manually that can be easily done within minutes with the help of digitization. Take annual reports, for example, a lot of associations are still publishing printed copies of annual reports for their members. An e-Report is expected to be a detailed summary of the association’s actions. The financial statement is an important document for every non-profit association.

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. They can listen to them while they’re connected or download them to listen later while offline on a plane or hiking in the woods. According to Craig Sorrell, podcaster and ‎marketing manager at Results Direct, associations can get a podcast started with a mixer, a USB mic, and podcasting software for as little as $200.

6 Signs It’s Time to Invest in an LMS

Association eLearning

But no matter the form, associations are seeing an increased demand for online member education and many are finding it to be a great source of non-dues revenue. How do you know it is time for your association to invest in an LMS? Here are 6 signs your association needs an LMS: 1) Your staff is still physically printing off and mailing out certificates to members.

Make the Most of ASAE Annual 2013 Conference: An Interview with Jay Daughtry of Chatterbachs

Association eLearning

Jay is an association enthusiast and social media strategist that brings connections, innovation, and engagement to the Association world. In my quest to be the most digitally connected man in the association world, I’ve realized just how powerful of a tool (that’s a lot friendlier term than “weapon”, don’t you think?) Personally, I want to have discussions with association executives around content marketing and visual social media.

7 Highly Effective Guidelines to Create an e-Report for Associations

Kitaboo

However, a lot of associations and societies are still operating offline, performing tasks manually that can be easily done within minutes with the help of digitization. Take annual reports for example, a lot of associations are still publishing printed copies of annual reports for their members. An e-Report is expected to be a detailed summary of the association’s actions. The financial statement is an important document for every non-profit association.

Upcoming Webinar: “Five Must-Haves in an LMS to Get Mobile Learning Right”

Adobe Captivate

Events mLearning Webinars adobe captivate prime association for talent development atd blended learning eLearning just in time learning Learning Management System learning technology LMS mobile Learning online offline sync qr code Responsive DesignJoin us! On April 24, ATD Orange County hosts a virtual session of my class, “Five Must-Haves in an LMS to Get Mobile Learning Right.” ” It’s open to the public in exchange for a small donation to ATD.

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.

Why Should Societies & Associations Publish & Distribute Journals on Digital Platforms?

Kitaboo

Why Do Societies and Associations Publish Journals? Research Societies, Professional Associations or non-profit organizations publish journals with the aim of sharing knowledge and raising funds for supporting their research or services. With these changes taking place, research societies and associations must also upgrade their distribution methods and deliver content on digital platforms. How can societies and associations distribute journals on a digital platform?

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We understand the pressure that association executives face when asked to justify their expenditures. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. It’s built directly into an assessment engine that is mobile responsive and offers an app for offline quizzing.

Justifying your Learning Management System with Outcomes Reporting

Web Courseworks

We understand the pressure that association executives face when asked to justify their expenditures. Our solution to assist association executives with justifying the expense of an LMS, EvaluPac, recently won the Gold Brandon Hall Excellence in Technology Award for “Best Advance in Technology for Testing or Learning Evaluation”. It’s built directly into an assessment engine that is mobile responsive and offers an app for offline quizzing.

Focus on Millennial Learners to Benefit Members of All Ages

WBT Systems

In June 2016, an article in Association Now magazine referenced a study titled “ Member Engagement Study: Aligning Organization Strategy With What Matters Most to Members.” The article noted that the key benefits that millennials want from associations are job opportunities, credentials and training, and while other membership groups of other age categories prioritized different benefits, job opportunities and credentials were consistently important across the groups.

Re-Energize Online Learning for Members

WBT Systems

For an association-focused approach to content curation, you might also want to check out this mini-course recommended by the analysts at Tagoras to help you get started with curating learning content: How to Curate Content and Knowledge Like a Pro , or read our blog post on using your LMS as a content curation tool. How Associations are Embracing Digital Transformation. The key to designing a new digital strategy or plan for association learning is to set achievable goals.

8 Ways to Keep Members of Societies Engaged in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

But when it comes to engaging members of a society or non-profit association, it means retaining them by making them believe in your cause. A non-profit organization is formed by people who volunteer to be a part of it, so if the members of society leave, the association cannot function smoothly. So, it is crucial to maintain engagement among members of a non-profit association. It’s about time that we use technology to improve the operations of a non-profit association.

Leadership through Blended Learning: Sorority LMS Success

WBT Systems

As we have previously outlined in our blog, an LMS can also be a really useful tool to help organize and manage the delivery of offline learning. With a good LMS, you should be able to manage locations, facilities, registration and administration of all types of offline and face-to-face learning with ease. Blended Learning programs are the ideal way to deliver leadership development programs as they are more effective at creating behavioral change and deep learning.

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.

How to Present a Business Case for a New LMS

WBT Systems

Your wish can come true if you know how to make a persuasive case for a new learning management system (LMS) to the decision-makers at your association. Who influences those who make the decision—people at your association and people at other associations, i.e., respected peers or friends of decision-makers? This need must align with your association’s strategies and goals. How will it improve your association’s ability to deliver value to members and customers?

Continuing Education Providers: What’s Your Recipe for LMS Success?

Talented Learning

Associations , commercial training companies, academic institutions, and subject matter experts everywhere are competing for their slice of today’s lucrative CE pie. The CE LMS is part of an ecosystem of related applications – association management system (AMS), ecommerce, content development, website, marketing automation, email platform, social, customer support, and more – that must work together as one.

9 Ways to Increase Online Student Engagement

WBT Systems

Your association must differentiate itself by offering online courses that engage, connect, and transform students. To help them thrive in this new environment, give them an introduction to online learning, your association’s learning management system (LMS), and their online course. Having a conversation (online or offline) with a fellow student. If you’ve taken a continuing education class, you’ve seen how students fade away over time. People get busy.

The Best Sales Asset Management Software Helps You Find Assets Faster: An Overview of Bigtincan

Zunos

They simply don’t work well on mobile, and when they do, they’re not optimized for offline use or spotty signal areas — so they become unusable or unreliable, especially for field sales users. For example, a specific pitch deck that has been associated with multiple deals.

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Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

If keeping the planning in-house, some questions you may need to ask include: What type of education will you offer – conferences and seminars, blended learning, online courses, offline materials, or a mixture of all of these? WBT Systems have been working with associations, private training organizations, and extended enterprise to successfully implement world-class learning solutions with TopClass LMS for more than 20 years.

9 Effective Instructional Design Tactics

LearnDash

Effective online (or offline) instructional design is a critical component to improving learning retention. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Alexandrai, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Without a well through-out instructional model, learning opportunities can be missed – sometimes completely. There are many theories on instructional design best practices.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Traditionally, managers prepare a knowledge base (offline) and supply the printouts or handwritten notes when required. Currently associated with Pinlearn as a content marketing strategist. The abilities and efficiency of online education are not hidden from anyone now.

How beneficial is E-Learning software for businesses?

Your Training Edge

Traditionally, managers prepare a knowledge base (offline) and supply the printouts or handwritten notes when required. Currently associated with Pinlearn as a content marketing strategist. The abilities and efficiency of online education are not hidden from anyone now.

3 Ways Your LMS Facilitates Reflective Learning

WBT Systems

The newest cloud-based and mobile responsive LMS solutions provide fast access to education resources anytime, anywhere, and your LMS can support learning offline , but how do we also ensure that our professional learners also take the time to process and apply the learning they have accessed online? Associations Blog eLearning Tips General LMS Debates TopClass Certifications e-Learning elearning learning management system LMS LMS Success Online education tips