Ready to make the switch to an LMS? Here’s a ready-to-use RFP

Learning Pool

Reaching out to suppliers with a Request For Proposal (RFP) can help ensure you get the right information to make an informed decision about which LMS suits your organization’s needs. Use the RFP as a guide. So, what would one include in an RFP? Learning Pool’s downloadable, editable functionality checklist can be used as a guide and key component in an RFP for making the switch to an LMS. Making the switch to Totara Learn. Download the LMS RFP here ].

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Learning System Buyer’s Guide

eLearning 24-7

The problem today is when you surf the web, you see all these guides written by content marketers, not experts in L&D or training or learning systems or even e-learning. Always check out the learning system, ask the right questions (which is in this guide), drill them.

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50 Best eLearning Posts Of 2012

Upside Learning

We have compiled the 50 best eLearning posts of 2012 from our blog. The posts are broadly divided into 3 categories – Mobile Learning, Learning Management System and Learning Technology. Mobile Learning. The Future Of Mobile Learning. Top 7 Myths Of Mobile Learning. 6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy. Mobile Learning And The BYOD Movement. Google’s Android Training Initiative – Will it boost mLearning?

In Challenging Times: Make Lemonade in eLearning

Litmos

In 2009, an SRI team working for the Department of Education led by Barbara Means, reported for the first time, that eLearning was superior to face-to-face. At this time, owing to a global pandemic, many institutions and organizations are shifting learning to online delivery.

Successful Learning Management System Implementation eBook

WBT Systems

Recently, eLearning Industry invited WBT Systems to contribute to the publication of a free eBook which addresses one of the biggest concerns faced by organizations – the complexity and difficulty of Learning Management System implementation. In order to help organizations create “meaningful, truly impactful eLearning experiences”, eLearning Industry asked us to contribute our tips to help ensure a successful implementation from day one.

Top 100 eLearning Items

Tony Karrer

Using eLearning Learning , I thought it would be interesting to go look what it thinks are some of the top items of all time. Learning 2.0 - The Things How we read online. - Tools Collaborative Learning Using Web 2.0 Applications in Learning Rethinking Learning Styles Understanding E-Learning 2.0 Try Before You Buy Tools Used Better Conferences - Response Needed Roles in CoP's The science of learning Learning 2.0

New Year Resolution: Invest in Association Learning Technology

WBT Systems

Whether your association is planning to launch new education or certification programs, or revitalize and restructure existing programs, our suggestion for your new year resolution is to invest in association learning technology. Now you might think, of course a learning management system vendor is going to recommend investing in learning technology, but we are not talking about sales! Association Learning Technology: Resources for Planning.

eLearning platforms follow top trends in L&D

Petra Mayer

In my last two articles on eLearning, I focused on understanding the needs for your LMS and the assessment of the project for your organization through a feasibility analysis , which I recommend as your first two steps of your online course platform evaluation. eLearning trends. Capterra LMS Software comparison provides the following filters , a good indication of these trends: Asynchronous Learning. Synchronous Learning. Blended Learning. E-Commerce.

Serena Williams and Stepping Back from Your Training Plan

Dashe & Thomson

As Learning and Development professionals, we think we know what the solutions should be. I talked to my colleague Jolene Wilson about her experiences with companies who pulled back and revisited the preparation required before moving on to a final training solution. Reconsidering a blended learning solution. The company sent out a Request for Proposal for a blended learning solution that paired eLearning with instructor-led training.

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Your LMS criteria can make or break your buying process – here’s how to win

Docebo

Finding a learning management system (LMS) requires a lot of brainstorming and prioritizing to nail down your final system requirements. Tackle the big questions about your learning strategy. LMS features found in modern, world-class learning suites. What are your learning needs?

Top LMS Industry Facts of 2016

iSpring Solutions

We asked our partner, the vendor of JoomlaLMS Learning Management System , to create an infographic on interesting LMS Industry facts and statistics. These figures indicate a considerable financial contribution to the distance education field, not to mention the huge potential of the e-Learning market. LMSs (Learning Management Systems) are widely used in a variety of industries, but the leading one is Education (21%); then comes Technology (12%) and Manufacturing (9%).

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

From Agile to xAPI and everything in between, there are a lot of eLearning terms to get your head around. Terminology can feel like buzzwords and jargon to the amateur but many are essential knowledge for the eLearning professional. Here at LearnUpon, we’re all about helping businesses better understand eLearning so they can get better results from their training. That’s why we’ve compiled this eLearning glossary. Active Learning. Agile Learning.

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

eLearning 24-7

As someone who stays current with K-12 and HE (as related to e-learning), I am equally aware of the challenges, successes and failures when it comes to online learning. Heck, even blended learning and digital classrooms. 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. Mobile learning. E-Learning 24/7.

LMS Review: Docebo 7

Talented Learning

It can manage elearning, ILT, dozens of languages, social integration, gamification, virtual classrooms and ecommerce. sales team to handle more sophisticated learning technology buying opportunities and RFPs, and has expanded implementation and support services staff to provide a higher level of help, guidance, expertise and ongoing support. Docebo LMS is designed to support straightforward learning and elearning scenarios — easily. Target Learning Scenarios.

Free learning & development webinars for April 2017

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 9AM – 10AM PT: Using Gamification, Threaded Microlearning, and Measurement to Get from Learning to Performance! In this session, noted research-to-practice expert Will Thalheimer of Work-Learning Research will explore the power of three learning methods to help learners transfer what they’ve learned to their jobs—gamification, threaded microlearning, and measurement. Without any follow-up or revisitation, very little learning gets retained.

Organizational Assessment The First of the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing

Training Industry

Getting the greatest value from any training organization, whether using internal, external or a blend of resources is extremely difficult. Our research has found that organizations that get the most long-term value and benefit from training business process outsourcing (BPO) engagements are those that are well organized and follow a structured process. This structured process is what we refer to as the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing.

Organizational Assessment First of the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing

Training Industry

Getting the greatest value from any training organization, whether using internal, external or a blend of resources is extremely difficult. Our research has found that organizations that get the most long-term value and benefit from training business process outsourcing (BPO) engagements are those that are well organized and follow a structured process. This structured process is what we refer to as the Seven Stages of Training Outsourcing.

Free learning & development webinars for May 2017

Limestone Learning

Regardless of your industry, workplace role, or interest in training, you’ve probably noticed something about the general pace of change: It’s getting faster. The parts of our memory that are used during learning are easily overwhelmed. An overwhelmed memory has a difficult, if not impossible, time learning. In this webcast, the speaker will discuss: How and why memory is a constraint on learning. Components crucial to successful enterprise learning transformation.

Vote for Your Strategic Training Supplier

Training Industry

This brings up the question, “How are the presidential campaign and selection of an outsourcing training partner alike?” During an outsourcing training project, the various departments and user groups vote on which supplier represent their vested interests. This is done through pre-established selection criteria (RFP score carding) important to the organization. Think of the acronym V-O-T-E to give you an idea of the more important selection characteristics.

On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

This year, after the MoodleMoot US 2019 , eThink also attended the Online Learning Summit / I4PL Conference , EDUCAUSE and DevLearn 2019. Attending these eLearning conferences each year provides key benefits and opportunities for eThink, including: First, many of our eThink clients attend these conferences, providing the opportunity to meet their eThink support team members in person at these events. Online Learning Summit / I4PL 2019. Learn More.

Cornerstone-Saba Acquisition: What Does it Mean for LMS Customers?

Talented Learning

Last week – less than two months into 2020 – one of the biggest acquisitions in learning systems history was announced. Here’s my summary: 1) Faster Innovation : Blending R&D from both companies will make it possible to develop more stuff, more quickly, across the product suite.

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Seven Stages of LMS Process

Stratbeans

LMS (Learning Management System) refers to an application software that allows you to plan, implement and track, course material uploaded on the LMS. Selecting a suitable LMS for the deployment of your e-Learning content might turn out to be a Herculean task. Stage 5: RFP. Next, you need to Request for Proposal (RFP) from the vendors whose ‘Service Profile’ blends with your expectations. Learning Management System LMS

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On The Road Again…to EDUCAUSE, Online Learning Summit, I4PL, and DevLearn 2019

eThink Education

This year, after the MoodleMoot US 2019 , eThink also attended the Online Learning Summit / I4PL Conference , EDUCAUSE and DevLearn 2019. Attending these eLearning conferences each year provides key benefits and opportunities for eThink, including: First, many of our eThink clients attend these conferences, providing the opportunity to meet their eThink support team members in person at these events. Online Learning Summit / I4PL 2019. Learn More.

Corporate Advisory Council Conference:Student Presentations

Kapp Notes

As a culmination of our Corporate Track, students are required to answer an e-learning request for proposal (RFP), create a prototype of the proposed solution and give a 20 minute sales presentation to a group of representatives from various positons within the field of e-learning. This year the Request for Proposal was a fictious request to create training for Traffic Enforcement Officers for the city of Pittsburgh.

Select an LMS Consultant Before Beginning Your LMS Selection

WBT Systems

With more than 700 learning platforms on the market, how do you narrow the field down to the best learning management systems (LMS) for your association’s needs? They stay on top of online learning trends and are familiar with learning systems and other association technology. You’ll choose technology that helps you deliver the best learning experience possible to members and customers, and the maximum revenue to your bottom line.

LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers

Tony Karrer

But it's not really an enterprise LMS and has some very serious deficiencies when it comes to many of the needs of corporate training departements. Oracle's ( Learning Management and PeopleSoft Enterprise Learning Management but less so it's iLearning ) and SAP Enterprise Learning score better than I would have expected. Other data in the report points to particular barriers and the importance of particular features during Learning Management System (LMS) Selection.

First Time Visitor Guide

Tony Karrer

Update 2/6/2008 based on recent Top eLearning Posts It can be daunting to visit a blog for the first time. Blog Description This blog covers trends in eLearning and more broadly the use of technology that aims to improve human performance. Interaction I write this blog because it helps me think through and learn about the topics I write about. Topics eLearning 2.0 Starting Point: What is eLearning 2.0? Learning Trends Point To and Shape eLearning 2.0

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The A to Z of eLearning Acronyms Part 2

LearnUpon

In part 1 of this list, we worked through the most important eLearning related acronyms that you are likely to come across. Instructional Design the analysis and design of learning activities to meet the learning strategy. Instructor Led Training is the practice of training and providing learning material between an instructor and learners, either individuals or groups. It is generally used for more academic focused training/education.