5-Step Planning for Your Next Learning Portal

Kineo

So you need a Learning Management System. The era of using an LMS as a learning portal is here, and so even though the prospect of a new LMS is definitely exciting, making sure your new system can meet modern needs is the key to guaranteeing that you’ll enjoy your new purchase long after you’ve taken it off the lot. Or you have one, but secretly conspire its demise. After all, who doesn’t want a shiny new LMS to drive around?

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5-Step Planning for Your Next Learning Portal

Kineo

So you need a Learning Management System. The era of using an LMS as a learning portal is here, and so even though the prospect of a new LMS is definitely exciting, making sure your new system can meet modern needs is the key to guaranteeing that you’ll enjoy your new purchase long after you’ve taken it off the lot. Or you have one, but secretly conspire its demise. After all, who doesn’t want a shiny new LMS to drive around?

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A Learning Portal, an LMS, and a LCMS: How Similar and How Different?

CommLab India

Learning portal? Read this blog to understand the differences between a learning portal, an LMS, and a LCMS before you decide. eLearning Development Learning Management SystemsConfused which platform to choose for your training needs?

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Learning Portals: Why You Should Be An Early Adopter

Kineo

So, the phrase I ended up hearing almost every week was: BlogI still remember the day I was forced to get my first iPhone. Yes, forced. It was with great dread and doubt that I signed the dotted line and committed myself to the new era of computing. I didn’t want to; I was happy with my phone that made calls and did nothing else. That’s why my first iPhone was the 3GS, meaning I waited 3 whole years after the first iPhone before adopting.

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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. Benefits of an e-Learning Portal.

4 Killer Examples Of Learning Portals For Corporate Training

Adobe Captivate

Usage of learning portals for corporate training initiatives is gaining momentum. In this article, I share 4 examples of how you can use them for both formal and informal learning to increase employee engagement. Learning Portals For Corporate Training: What Are Their Key Characteristics? Learning portals are knowledge repositories featuring learning paths, and they are designed to meet specific initiatives. Learning path/learning journey.

7 Tips To Create Learning Portals For Employee Training

Adobe Captivate

L&D teams are on the constant lookout for effective approaches that help learners acquire learning, apply the acquired learning successfully on the job, and perform better. These teams prefer methods that are engaging and provide sticky learning experiences. Learning Portals for employee training are one of the approaches that can be used to meet this requirement. Learners can access the learning journey on the go and on multiple devices.

Why You Should Adopt Learning Portals For Employee Engagement

EI Design

Learning portals are a great fit for formal training, performance support, and social learning. Learning Portals: Why You Should Adopt Them To Boost Employee Engagement. Learning portals are repositories that have various learning resources ranging from online courses, assets for performance support , and other supporting learning aids. They: Achieve a specific learning focus. Learning portals achieve this and more.

6 Ways of Using a Learning Portal to Quickly Rollout Training

CommLab India

Learning portals come with features that allow organizations to push important information at the moment of need helping learners in their work, ensuring a quick rollout of training. In this blog, we will look at different ways of using a learning portal to quickly rollout training. Learning Technology LMS

Training Industry Inc. lists Adobe as one of the Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies

Adobe Captivate

one of the most trusted source of information on the business of learning. Just like last time, due to the diversity of need, in the learning portal/LMS space, no attempt is made by TI to rank the Top 20. The selected 2018 Learning Portal/LMS Top 20 Companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: Quality of learning portal/LMS user and administrative features. Hurrah! Adobe Captivate Prime did it again!

Gamification Use Case: How To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach

Adobe Captivate

In this article, I share a use case on how to use gamification to engage your disengaged employees and provide better motivation plus a stickier learning experience. Ways To Offset Employee Disengagement With A Gamified Learning Portal Approach. Introducing a series of use cases by EI Design on various facets of online corporate training to create a more immersive learning experience. Levels (learning path). Learning journey. Gamified learning journey.

Training Industry Inc. yet again lists Adobe as one of the Top 20 Learning Portal/LMS Companies

Adobe Captivate

one of the most trusted source of information on the business of learning. Just like last time, due to the diversity of need, in the learning portal/LMS space, no attempt is made by TI to rank the Top 20. The selected 2018 Learning Portal/LMS Top 20 Companies demonstrated excellence in many areas, including: Quality of learning portal/LMS user and administrative features. Hurrah! Adobe Captivate Prime did it again!

Build a Learning Portal Using WordPress

eLearning Weekly

I’ve written before about learning portals and how they can be a great way to improve access to learning materials for users. I wanted to provide a more in-depth post that shows how you can create your own learning portal using the freely available content management system, WordPress. So, let’s get started… Refresher: What is a portal? It would then automagically determine learning resources that may be most valuable to that person.

Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. My last two blog posts were reactions to augmented reality, a concept that was thought up decades ago, coined in the 90s, and only starting to crawl into everyday life. The post Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning? appeared first on Social Learning Blog.

Upside Learning Blog Included on the eLearning Learning Community Portal

Upside Learning

This blog now features on the eLearning Learning content aggregation portal. eLearning Learning, a community portal launched by Tony Karrer , collates and organizes content from blogs and websites related to the eLearning and Learning domains. The portal is a one-stop address providing easy access to up-to-date information about eLearning and related topics.

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Can Learnist Hold the Key to Enterprise Social Learning?

Dashe & Thomson

I really enjoy following the learning frontier, reading about and analyzing the latest developments in learning tools and methodologies. My last two blog posts were reactions to augmented reality , a concept that was thought up decades ago, coined in the 90s, and only starting to crawl into everyday life. Learnist describes itself as a tool for “people helping other people learn. Learn something, teach something.”

Corporate Learning Portal and Filter

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

I love this about blogging!) I've just finished 2 intense days with 3 of my learning colleagues at Intel. Our goal has been to try and figure out Learning at Intel 2.0. One of the most difficult spots for me is in discussing the formal training development processes in the context of the new informal learning world. Its the difference between reading the blogs of my 2 colleague's in learning: Mark Oehlert and Tony Karrer.

CMS: An Alternative to a LMS for those who seek Portals or Communities

eLearning 24-7

While the race is on for people to get LMSs and LCMSs, there are some people who either do not want or need a LMS/LCMS, but want to create a learning community or more often, some type of portal – intranet or internet. They may call it a “learning portal&# or “training or knowledge portal&# or whatever. This is a content management system, not a learning management system or a learning content management system. E-Learning 24/7.

2010 LMS Products of the Year

eLearning 24-7

I include Learning Portals, LCMSs, as part of the mix. Social Learning – must have social learning functionality beyond just the standards FB like page, microblog, RSS feed, upload video, follow me thing, these are systems that either advertise themselves as SLMSs or have a significant strong set of SL features. That said, across the board for all Big Dog systems, their social learning functionality was weak. Social Learning is limited.

Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect

Matrix

The decision of choosing the right learning management system makes no exception. If you’re involved in getting a new LMS for your company, read on to learn about some of the most common hidden costs that usually — but not always — creep into the acquisition process. Remember, a full-featured LMS that can respond to all your organizational learning needs comes at a certain official price. The post Hidden costs of an LMS: What to expect appeared first on MATRIX Blog.

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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). ditch the blog). E-Learning 24/7.

E-Learning End Users Have Spoken – time for the industry to listen

eLearning 24-7

Recently, I conducted an emerging technology survey related to e-learning and the results show that end users are utilizing technology more then ever before and are seeking product features that LMS and content authoring tools, do not offer at this current time. With an increase in e-learning sales a, projections of 7.1 For end users in the e-learning market, it is clear they are following the market. Learning Platforms & Emerging Technology. E-Learning 24/7.

LMS Stories – Fantasy or Reality?

eLearning 24-7

Dragons and knights aren’t heading down the e-learning path. The best way is three years (so past blog posts on why this is true). On the e-learning side, vendors who do not have their own servers, will use server farms such as Rackspace. E-Learning 24/7. e-learning e-learning vendors elearning learning learning portal LMS craig weiss elearn247 elearninfo learning management system learning management systems

Answering your LMS Questions

eLearning 24-7

Mobile learning – it might surprise you to know that 75-80% of all systems in the space, currently do not offer any type of mobile learning, the number goes up even higher for online/offline synch. Widgets – low, but growing (future blog on trends). Learning paths or curriculum paths. While I know many LMS vendors and their customer base, I won’t say who they are in this blog, but trust me, big names abound. E-Learning 24/7.

Social Learning and LMSs Marketplace

eLearning 24-7

As social learning continues to grow, LMS/LCMS vendors are taking various approaches. While some view themselves as “social learning&# savvy, incorporating various components, others seem to see themselves as just sitting on the sidelines. LMS/LCMS vendors are following one of three approaches when it comes to social learning. Dip their feet in it – just a bit, a little here, a little there – oh and call it a full social learning platform.

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). If you are an e-learning vendor exploring the SBM do not take them lightly, a few are slowly entering my 2nd trend. Marketplaces & Exchanges by LMS/Learning Portal Vendors. Social Learning and M-Learning. M-Learning follows suit. M-Learning is not going away. E-Learning 24/7.

The 5 Top Blogs of 2016 on Mobile Learning

CommLab India

The corporate training world is chanting the mobile learning mantra. The demand for mobile-compatible technology-enabled learning solutions is growing by leaps and bounds. Markets and Markets estimates that the global mobile learning market will grow from $7.98 Are you planning to climb the mobile learning bandwagon too? Well, here are 5 useful blogs that will help you make good use of the learning format. Mobile Technologies and Social Learning.

LMS News. Directory. Plus E-Learning Notes

eLearning 24-7

More multilingual options to their web sites, trials and social learning. Newest Version – LMS/Learning Portal Directory. Nearly all Lite LMS vendors have their pricing listed and I thank them for doing so – frankly, every vendor should (and I’ll explain further down the blog). Yet, in the e-learning industry as a whole and in the LMS space, the concept just is not clicking. E-Learning 24/7 Linkedin Group. Learning Tree Anywhere.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading. If you want to use a freebie, my blog contains an article on free course authoring tools – the most widely used one is courselab. Craig Weiss, Analyst and Author of E-Learning 24/7 blog (me). To Learn more and register for this one time online amazing event, please click I’M Intrigued. E-Learning 24/7.

E-Learning Innovative Products – They are Out There

eLearning 24-7

I especially love it when it happens in the e-learning industry. Innovators and Risk Takers – emerging technology integrated, new ideas, pushing the envelope in what is possible in e-learning/social learning/m-learning, coming up with something that has never been done before – risk takers. You do not want to switch, but your current LMS, doesn’t have the social learning or any social learning features I need or want. E-Learning 24/7.

APIs and Mashups r ur new ABCs for E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Unfortunately, too many vendors in the e-learning space have failed to see the power and potential of this capability, and have decided to ignore them. SCORM Player communicating with your vendor’s solution, for example, if you were creating your own LMS and Rapid Intake’s rapid e-learning authoring tool, it includes a SCORM Player API. Hmm, mobile learning pushed to the next level? Hunch is designed so that every time it’s used, it learns something new.

LMS vendors: R u hearing us?

eLearning 24-7

One vendor asked if you wanted to learn more about their product and sent you to their help desk to notify them of errors or issues with their system (hmm, not likely to buy one from these guys). Social Media & Social Learning – LMS Style. A surprisingly number of vendors who offer some form of social learning, whether it is the minimum – a FB like page, micro-blog, even some form of app sharing or collaborative tool, do not have any social media on their site.

Product Review: Mzinga OmniSocial

eLearning 24-7

I’m on my way to get a car that enables me to launch a robust social learning system. OmniSocial is a social learning platform, with learning management capabilities and with the ability to select individual apps in the system and only use those you select to install onto your web site or learning portal. Because it offers the capability to start out using it either as the robust social learning product and ignore the LMS part (inc.

The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support | Social Learning Blog

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS The Ultimate Brain Food: Performance Support by Jolene on January 21, 2011 in Informal Learning , eLearning , mobile learning , performance support In his blog post Social Learning and the Exobrain , Simon Bostok (prolific and thought-provoking blogger at Hypergogue ), declares: The smart people in learning have been talking about shifting pretty much everything to Performance Support.

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Learning Technology Blogs: An Analyst’s Reading List

Talented Learning

When you need solid advice about learning strategy and technology, which blogs come to mind? If you’ve been ignoring LMS vendor blogs, it’s time to take a closer look. But as an independent analyst, I spend my days investigating which companies excel at driving learning technology forward. And I’m increasingly impressed by the quality of content in some LMS blogs. A must-read for learning technology decision makers. Customer Learning.

Change Management Efforts Are At The Heart Of e-Learning Success: 4 Tried And Tested Ways

G-Cube

Most modern organizations realize the many benefits of training within the organization and want to reap benefits of effective workplace learning. To ensure training efficacy, newer ways and methods like technology-aided learning are being adopted. But implementing e-learning on an organization-wide basis entails a lot of changes within a structure of the workplace as well as the mind-set of employees.

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Something is Going on Down there in the LMS Market

eLearning 24-7

But with LMS vendors jumping into the mobile learning sector, at least in some cases, it may be a tad misleading, especially with smartphones. Over the next month, I will be testing a few LMS vendors out there with several alternative browsers to see if their system is truly browser agnostic, and will report the results back to you on my blog. If you want to use a freebie, my blog contains an article on free course authoring tools – the most widely used one is courselab.