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An Updated Business Model for Training Vendors - trainingwreck , July 29, 2009. Tips and Tools for Synchronous e-Learning , July 29, 2009. Blackboard (7). A Critical Evaluation of Blackboard (by Stephanie Coopman) , July 24, 2009. Identity Verification in Blackboard , July 30, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. Week of July 24, 2009 to July 31, 2009. You can receive these weekly hot lists by subscribing to the Best of eLearning Learning.

How to succeed with online learning for colleges and universities

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Colleges and universities have leverage and many LMS vendors offer discounts beyond the typical, due to education. Include m-learning and focus on vendors who are moving to online/offline synch with tablets. In today’s higher education e-learning world, synchronous based learning rules. before the class is even launched (if they follow the synchronous based approach). .

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Top Ten Learning Management Systems – July Rankings

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Also they have no online/offline synchronization which is becoming important to those TPs focusing on B2B and even B2C channels. #8 Toss in certificate, classroom management, improved user interface, Tin Can and online/offline synchronization for mobile and you have a winner. How a vendor of this size and quality can have this business approach in this day and age is beyond me. I’d also want to see online/offline synchronization which currently does not exist. . #4

The grades are in for Education focused LMSs

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Combination of synchronous and asynchronous features. Most systems in the education space are still strongly focused on synchronous based learning. SaaS – I would prefer a vendor who offers SaaS only and not a SaaS or client hosted or G-D forbid client hosted only option. Blackboard Learn. For a vendor who has been around for more than 14 years you would think they finally get the whole value of asynchronous based learning.

#25 to #11 LMSs of 2012

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It is the holiday season and for those who see me as the grinch (okay a few vendors do, but I digress) here is a special post. 13 Blackboard. While its user interface good definitely need an upgrade, for people who want a true synchronous based platform (i.e. Next week, 12-12-12, will be #10 to #1 learning management systems for 2012. This week: #25 to #11 (cheering and booing is allowed, but please keep it to yourself). Drum Roll please. #25 25 Mindflash.com.

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The Be-all and End-all Guide to Creating a Supreme LearnDash LMS

Preferred approach of lesson management (content-centric, activity centric, synchronous or asynchronous learning, etc.). It is completely managed by your vendor which means you don’t have to worry about adding any plugins, extra functionalities, updates or even maintenance.

Online Learning Works – So Why are Schools Failing at it?

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In the late 90’s led by Blackboard, more institutions of higher education and even some schools were joining the online learning experience. For fans of PPT, you were lucky if you saw that in a DL session, most of the time it was talking, writing on a white board or blackboard (with chalk) and more talk. Learning Systems in the academic setting as a whole, follow synchronous based learning, which isn’t the most effective way to learn.

Saudi Arabia, E-Learning and What’s Next (the industry)

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Many (okay overwhelmingly most), had never utilized mobile devices as true digital tools (part of my presentation) and social while being used, was more from the usual synchronous take of discussion boards, forums, groups, etc. That’s because HE systems in general are behind the times, living relics who see themselves not as a true online learning presence, rather the synchronous, ahem, shove the classroom online approach to learning (more on that later). I admit it.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

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These are being reported out of the larger eLearningGuild population and I would claim that they are likely more accurate than survey research that goes through the vendors themselves. Several of the LMS vendors appear more than once, such as Oracle. However, I would be concerned if I was a starter LMS vendor because Moodle is going to cause you grief in the bottom of the market. They can be used to see how LMS vendors stack up against particular features. Update, Nov.

K-12 and LMSs are Broken, Who’s to Blame?

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The problem though is that there is a crisis going on in the K-12 sector and it is tied in part to e-learning (with wins and losses) and LMS vendors who serve that sector. and K-12 LMS vendors (a chunk of them). But for this article the focus will be on those school districts and K-12 LMS vendors (many who are lost in really “getting it”). Possibly three parties in the rest of the world – Schools, some Governments, and a nice slice of K-12 LMS vendors.

Latest #LMS Takeaways Plus Did you know?

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Oh, and from the HE, all the courses were linear in nature – in other words, synchronous based, not asynchronous (which is self-contained and people bounce around to focus on what they are interested in learning – I know, a radical concept!). At least on the HE (higher ed) side, people in general do not like the built-in authoring tools that come with the HE platorms, most notably Blackboard, Instructure and D2L/Brightspace. A close race between Blackboard and Moodle.

Online Educa Berlin 2014 Conference Review #OEB14

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If you are an e-learning vendor in the higher education space and doing or planning on doing business in Europe, this is the place to be. There was a very good amount of vendors at the show. The top three LMSs in Higher Education (Blackboard, Brightcove (D2L) and Instructure) were in attendance and a new entrant into Higher Education, Growth Engineering also made an appearance. The vendor shall be nameless – again, they do not deserve to have their name mentioned.

Informal, Formal – End 4 E-Learning

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The blackboard (not the company). We see it today with synchronous based learning, which thrives in education, especially higher education. . If you are a fan of Coursera or Open Classrooms (big in Europe) you are saying you are a fan of synchronous based i.e. formal learning. Vendors love to use the term when referring to creating and sharing content. Some folks generate a level of enthusiasm when talking about days gone by.

Top 15 Learning Management Systems mid-year 2014

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13 Blackboard - What is their to say about the most well known synchronous based platform best suited for education and has a strong core of users in the education market? I always love vendors who constantly update and enhance their system multiple times throughout the year and eLogic is no exception. I love to travel. I especially love it when I get the opportunity to present all over the world on a variety of e-learning topics.

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Tips for Teaching Synchronous Virtual Classes. Helpful — Free — Resources for Finding LMS and LCMS Vendors - aLearning , October 11, 2009. Blackboard reinforcing the Status Quo , October 12, 2009. Best of eLearning Learning. October 9, 2009 to October 16, 2009. Upcoming Free Online Events. New Possibilities with Mobile Learning 2.0. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Mobile Learning Gains Momentum. Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Saturday, October 24, 2009.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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Most learning vendors tout their ‘expertise in instructional design’ as a key reason as to why we should engage them to produce learning content. LMS Template - eLearning 24-7 , May 21, 2010 Provides a template you can use when comparing LMS vendors, thus creating an apple to apple process. BlackBoard 9: links and resources - Dont Waste Your Time , May 5, 2010 I’m really looking forward to our upgrade to Blackboard version 9 this summer. Best of eLearning Learning.

Top 70 eLearning Articles - Hot Topics: iPad Adobe Captivate - July 2010

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Well Played, Blackboard - elearnspace , July 8, 2010 While Blackboard is unable to write a press release that includes clear statements like “we have purchased these companies&# , I have to give the company credit for the acquisition of Elluminate (and Wimba). With increased competition and general maturity of the market, Blackboard made what is likely its most important acquisition to date. Best of eLearning Learning. July 2010. Great stuff again this month.

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2018 Turkey Awards for E-Learning

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I know some of you will disagree with the nominees, perhaps feeling that your company or vendor should be in there, and I totally respect that. Finalists were based on the quality of call on average (based on the number of times I was on a call with this tool – used by various vendors showing me their products or having a briefing, etc.). This is why I looked at vendors who I know have the cash flow and deep pockets.

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OEB15 Review

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Last year, you couldn’t walk down that aisle to check out those vendors due to the smoke. If you are a vendor in HE, you should be at this show. Getting back to the vendor side though, I saw just a few LMS vendors, some gamification folks, including game based learning, plagiarism vendors – with the same booths as last year (sheesh) and other products in the HE space. For corporate focused vendors – pass. Blackboard.