How Can Associations Improve Member Education? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

In this environment, you’d think associations would be bursting at the seams with participants in member education programs. However, only 53% relied on their association for those educational experiences. How can associations reverse this trend?

PowerPoint: Sites for Slide Sharing (Say that 5 Times Fast)

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When you can't be there in person, but you want to send along a PowerPoint deck in your place, there are a few reasons why you might want to use a slide-sharing site. Whatever the case, a slide-sharing site can give you the peace of mind of not having to worry about technical snafus while giving you a platform to attract potential viewers. Today I'm going to explore five slide-sharing site options. authorSTREAM is a pretty standard choice among slide-sharing sites.

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Anticipating Risk in Online Learning

Association eLearning

So, you’ve decided to embrace online learning at your association. You know what a source of non-dues revenue this can be, and you know how popular eLearning has become in the association space. What about social media? Online learning can change the game at your association.

Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training


Let it be doing an Electric Slide dance or using a machine like a self-service kiosk for a tram. This leads us to what is known as the ‘Social Learning Theory.’. The Social Learning Theory. Applying the Social Learning Theory to online training.

Learning Events: 10 Ways to Level Up Your Content Programming

Talented Learning

Historically, associations built educational content programming around live location-based events. And with the arrival of innovative virtual learning technologies like live streaming and webcasting, many associations are racing to offer continuing education in a variety of new forms.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Using mircrocredentials to reward users for acquiring new knowledge or improving skill sets is a potential growth area for associations looking to enhance eLearning initiatives and increase learner engagement, but the concept of gamification extends far beyond the use of badges and achievements.

PowerPoint or Prezi: Which is Best for eLearning?

Association eLearning

But whereas PowerPoint tends to progress linearly from one slide to the next in a fixed sequence, Prezi uses “paths” to move between content by zooming out to reveal a big-picture overview, or zooming in to show details. You can import PPT slides into Prezi to use them as a foundation.

Gamification Basics

Web Courseworks

Using mircrocredentials to reward users for acquiring new knowledge or improving skill sets is a potential growth area for associations looking to enhance eLearning initiatives and increase learner engagement, but the concept of gamification extends far beyond the use of badges and achievements.

Facilitation and the Social Web

Janet Clarey

Here are slides from a presentation I did for the Australian Institute for Training and Development (AITD) a few weeks ago on facilitation and the social web. who wrote a post “ Teaching in Social and Technological Networks.&#. Here are the slides.

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

eLearning 24-7

That is what one senior exec said to me, the other day when it came to social learning. 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). Incorporate Social Q/A. Every site listed above is a social media site.

Top Posts from August - Augmented Reality - Social Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

So here are the top posts based on social signals via eLearning Learning for August 2010. An interesting week for eLearning - Adobe Captivate Blog , August 7, 2010 As long as it’s Saturday, I wanted to pause for a moment to explore / share a couple of interesting posts from this week’s social media landscape that I think signal some interesting shifts in awareness of our unusual situation as educators. Social media is a fad. Social media is a fad. Social Media (113).

SMBs and Social Learning Technologies

Janet Clarey

Here are slides from the presentation I did yesterday. SMBs & Social Media (Sum Total). Other notes: Definition of social media vary among attendees (~160). Noted main difference between main stream media and social media. Social media enables everyone to publish/access info inexpensively. Organizations are just beginning to use social media technologies and few are using the social learning technologies available in their LMSs.

How to Continue the Conference Learning Experience

WBT Systems

Conferences consume a great deal of your association’s time and financial resources. Should they take such a primary place in your association’s educational offerings? In most associations, only a small percentage of members attend conferences. Differentiate your association’s conferences from competing events by developing a post-conference learning plan. Interview the speaker and/or attendees and provide links to related association resources.

Online Course Marketing Tactics from Six-Figure Digital Entrepreneurs

WBT Systems

Their approach to online course development, testing, and marketing may not be entirely familiar to associations. However, if your association borrows and tweaks some of their online course marketing tactics, you could also start seeing six-figure results. Provide social proof. In associations, staff are often expected to wear many hats. Every association is in the sales business ,” said Wes Trochlil, president of Effective Database Management.

7 big opportunities that MOOCs offer corporates

E-Learning Provocateur

Whether it be via the online discussion forum, on one of the associated social media groups, or at a local meetup, suddenly you are introduced to a world of people who are passionate and knowledgeable about the topic.

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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. Build opportunities for social learning into an online course’s design. If you’ve taken a continuing education class, you’ve seen how students fade away over time. People get busy.

#ATD2015 It’s a Wrap, Part Two: Jean Marrapodi

Learning Rebels

There is something to be said about learning serendipity and ATD ICE (Association for Talent Development International Conference and Expo #ATD2015 ) is full of serendipitous moments. #ATD2015 It’s a Wrap: Serendipitous Learning.

What has been and what is yet to come

Learning with e's

It's fitting then that this year, Tallinn is also the host city for the annual European Association for Distance Learning (EADL). business connected corporate Distance Education EADL Estonia learning school Skype social media Technology university

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. Among Docebo’s third-party connectors, I didn’t see any productized Association Management System (AMS) integrations. Association members.

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10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

WBT Systems

Social media participation is not required, but it helps students feel like they’re learning together as part of a poetry community, not just an online course. Unexpected motion—like me sliding up from below—helps capture students’ attention.”. Associations Blog eLearning Tips Continuing Professional Development Design e-Learning elearning Online education tipsIf you want to see engaging, transformative online course design in action, add a little poetry to your life.

DIA Presentation Resources

Kapp Notes

Recently I did a presentation titled for the Drug Information Association. Here are the slides and some related links. FDA and Social Media… Maybe a Model for Others. Beyond Four Walls. View more presentations from Karl Kapp.

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | June 14, 2019

Mike Taylor

Jane Hart ( @c4lpt ) has shared a framework that includes activities for moving towards modern workplace learning that rightfully includes individual discovery, social learning and other important elements. Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment. Social Learning: An Ongoing Experiment.

Learning About the Future of Learning

Web Courseworks

This conference offers a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere that should foster innovation and inspiration in all who attend as a journey of discovery with new association management techniques begins. This means more than developing a social media plan!

Want Training That Sticks? Make Sure It Tells a Story


The instructional designer immediately understood the iPhone reference and came up with the slide you see here. Online Training Social Learning training web based training

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

So far, he has a very impressive slide deck that covers: An introduction to e-learning. Social learning. They can turn to Blogs, Twitter, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc.

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Learning with e's

The incorporation of a number of social media tools into the mix proved to be an amazing platform from which the students and I could reflect on the process of learning, and amplify our ideas to each other and the world.

The Role of a Learning Management System in a World Awash in Learning Content

Absorb LMS

So far, he has a very impressive slide deck that covers: An introduction to e-learning. Social learning. They can turn to Blogs, Twitter, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc.

Using Text Entry Boxes: Basics

Adobe Captivate

Lot of questions appear on social media including Adobe forums and eLearning community. Text Entry Boxes allow to let the learner enter text, which will be stored in an associated variable. You can change it to TAB if you have mulltiple TEB’s on the slide. Intro.

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Community Manager Appreciation Day

Janet Clarey

I was reflecting on the role of community manager and ran across this slide presentation from The Community Roundtable on ‘the dark side of community management.’ Resistance to social technology in an organization. In support of this appreciation day here is a great slide deck from TheCR Network with strategies to avoid burnout associated with community management.

Learning System Award Winners 2019

eLearning 24-7

A training management system for example, would slide under learning platforms, same as a training operations system. Sales Enablement Platforms which have a training and/or learning component – now slide into this category. Associations.

Fresh Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | September 7, 2018

Mike Taylor

Networking for introverts, the shy and the socially anxious. In this post, Richard Cosgrove ( @rcosgrove ) shares how preparation can be the secret to tackling a networking event if you’re a person who struggles with socializing. Looking for a previous edition? Check out the archives.

Education Industry Experts build interactivity into eLearning - Their Experience


Here are the some of the highlights, in the words of the distinguished speakers: Caryl Oliver has around 10 years of Raptivity Experience and she uses the STEEP (Social, Technical, Educational, Environmental, Psychological) model for creating interactivity using Raptivity.

Inspire others - be a Master Storyteller -Study the Profile and Survey

Vignettes Learning

If you wish to download the PowerPoint slides and view the recording of the Be a Master Storyteller webinar, please visit [link] and click the grou p "Storytelling and Performance " on the left side. How do you inspire others to take action and make a positive change?

6 Tips to Make Mandatory Compliance Training a Better Learning Experience


Many adult learners associate training — and eLearning especially — with a monotonous, “click and read” experience that’s entirely passive, as opposed to the more investigative or interactive Q&A approach they may have enjoyed in school.

Upskilling: The Modern Organization’s Secret Weapon


On the other hand, businesses need to get better about building and developing existing employees, while making reducing their reliance on the external labour market and associated recruitment costs. Understanding The Connection Between Upskilling, Engagement And Employee Retention.